On the other hand, shot-to-shot speed is excellent. I found “strong detail” out to at least 1, lines vertically, and as high as 1, lines in the horizontal direction. Be the first to write one! The LCD monitor proved much more accurate, showing approximately 96 percent accuracy at wide angle, and about 99 percent at telephoto. Included with the camera is version 2. Far-Field Test Excellent resolution and detail, with good color and a good dynamic range. The fake shutter sound doesn’t help matters either, as it plays before the photo is actually taken.

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Minolta Dimage F300 – Digital Camera

The F’s color adjustment offers options for black and white photography, as well as a “vivid” setting that seems to boost saturation more than the “high” setting of the saturation control itself does. The Bad Poor performance; lens offers little wide-angle capability; images can be oversaturated and noisy. Vivid Color, Natural Color, Black f030 white.

In low light, the F had some trouble focusing, due in part to the lack of an AF-assist lamp. Images are very sharp, but they have a noticeable grain to them.


Minolta DiMAGE F300 – five megapixel

Gear of the year – Jeff’s choice: This shot illustrates what I’m saying. Shot at a rate of The numbering is maintained as you erase and replace memory cards. Video, Power, Software Four resolutions are available. The Good Compact, lightweight, attractive, and sturdy; comprehensive exposure controls.

Files are saved in AVI format. THis includes a histogram.

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: And after you’ve installed an SD card and your djmage power source, the F is still relatively light: Above you can see how the lens works from http: On the left side, you can see the speaker and microphone. The F’s contrast adjustment works just as you’d expect it to, pulling in both the highlight and shadow ends of the tone curve somewhat, increasing the detail visible in both areas.

Dec 23, Manual focus lets you use the four-way switch to focus the image. Dec 26, That corresponds to a moderate wide angle to a pretty good telephoto, the overall range biased slightly toward the telephoto end relative to the mm range that is more typical of 3x zoom lenses on digicams.

What I didn’t care for: So, if you shoot video or make dynamic shots in the series mode, go with F as it provides up to 20 min. The telephoto end fared much better, as I measured only one pixel of pincushion distortion.


The Night Movie mode handles much dimmer light than most other still cameras dimagee.

Minolta Dimage F Digital Camera Review: F Sample Images

On the other side of the camera, you’ll find two slots: Most of the items below are only available in the multi-recording mode. The Bottom Line Advanced snapshooters who can tolerate sluggishness might like this compact camera. The info display shows monolta lot of information but doesn’t show shutter speed and aperture like on some other cameras.

Roger Cicala and his team at Lensrentals tore down Canon’s third-generation mm F2. A few of the F’s design aspects do take some getting used to. How does the F compare? The F’s performance was always sluggish when we used nickel-metal-hydride AAs; it occasionally climbed to average when we switched to a CRV3 battery.