I’d say this is a little more than I’m used to seeing, though I’ve only been doing this test for a little over one month. Contrast Series Low Normal High. Konica Minolta updates for A1 and A2. For all its power, the F is slow, with pokey boot and recycle times. Aside from that, color was generally good, as was exposure. I also noticed that it gets quite grainy in low light situations.

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Minolta Dimage F A compact, stylish camera with a full five-megapixel sensor and clever autofocus system. Far-Field Test Excellent resolution and detail, with good color and a good dynamic range. The flash on the F is relatively far away from the lens considering the size of the camera. It’s a lot like its predecessor, but for the most part, that’s okay.

The shots below were captured with the F in manual focus mode: Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation. The new selectable feature compensates for dark noise caused by exposures of one second or longer.

Minolta DiMage F300

The contrast adjustments on many digicams tend to affect only one end or the other of the tonal scale, necessitating simultaneous exposure adjustments whenever they’re employed. A common occurrence, given the light source. Color night vision with the SiOnyx Aurora. HTM on the thumbnail index page.


Overall color is very good, and exposure is about right. Today camera developers tend vimage remove an information display, but this camera still has it and it helps a lot in case of traditional shooting style with a viewfinder. An excellent job, with excellent sharpness for such a compact camera. Lensrentals tears down the Canon mm F2. Purple fringing did not appear to be a problem.

The F earned top honors for the best pixel transition among the cameras we tested. What’s in the Box? It’s not pretty, but it gets the job done. Color in the flower bouquet also looks good, though the strong reds are on the verge of oversaturating.

For example, if you’re photographing a person, Portrait should kick in. Macro Shot Standard Macro Shot. Images on 16MB card. The image is enlarged on the LCD so you can make sure your subject is properly focused.

The F’s contrast adjustment works just as you’d expect it to, v300 in both the highlight and shadow ends of the tone curve somewhat, increasing the detail visible in both areas.


The F offers full manual controls, sharp, well-exposed images, an above average movie mode, and a unique tracking autofocus system. I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of talking about menus.


Minolta DiMAGE F – five megapixel: Digital Photography Review

Sony’s follow-up to its NEX-6 laps the field with its 11fps burst and comfortable design. Minolta F, auto mode and shot fragment 1: The strong red flowers are just on the verge of oversaturating, but still have good detail in the brighter highlights.

There’s also a “night movie” feature, which cranks up the sensitivity and therefore the noise so you can film in dimmage light. Generally speaking, cameras with aggressive in-camera sharpening will tend to have more noise in their images. Optical distortion on the F is higher than average at the wide-angle end, where I measured an approximate 1.

Minolta Dimage F300

Let’s open up those doors to see what’s inside. And a 4x digital zoom capability, provides compact lens design with a f300 image capture range. Skin tones are good, just slightly pinkish, and the blue flowers in the bouquet are slightly dark as well, although their color is pretty good.