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35mm SLR
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Minolta Maxxum 7 (a7, dynax 7) 35mm Film SLR Camera with Tamron AF Zoom 28-80mm F/3.5-5.6 Lens, Lens Cap and Lens Hood


Here we have an excellent Minolta SLR, the a7 (known in some markets as the Maxxum 7 or Dynax 7) with a Tamron Zoom AF 28-80mm F/3.5-5.6 lens and lens cap. This camera is fully functional and ready to produce another lifetime of fantastic photos. It comes with a strap, lens cap and lens hood.

For a full review of this camera, see our article here - https://www.casualphotophile.com/2017/11/22/the-minolta-a7-maxxum-7-dynax-7-is-the-perfect-film-slr-for-shooters-who-want-it-all/

Cosmetically excellent and mechanically perfect, this Minolta a7 works exactly as it should. The mirror box, film compartment, viewfinder, battery compartment, and prism are all clean and without issues. All knobs, dials, levers, and buttons actuate as they should, and all functions work as intended.

The included zoom lens is very versatile with focal lengths spanning 24mm to 85mm. It is in excellent condition, with clean glass elements free of fungus, balsam separation, haze and scratches. The focus and zoom actions are smooth and precise, and the aperture blades are snappy and free of oil.

This lens allows for exceptional sharpness even wide open, and when stopped down a bit the lens becomes exceedingly sharp and crisp, producing amazingly fine detail. It has wonderful optical coatings to minimize flare and aberrations, a perfect lens for snapshots, street photography, portrait work, landscapes, and any general photography.

The Minolta a7 is a fantastic and modern film camera by Minolta, possibly the brand's most advanced and incredible film SLR ever made. It features everything most modern DSLRs feature, and is one of the easiest film cameras for digital users to adapt to.

This is the kind of camera that will do everything a student, an advanced user, or professional could ask of it. Offering a full suite of shooting modes (PASM), multiple zoom configuration, multiple metering controls and auto-exposure shooting, it's a camera that's about as full-featured as cameras get. It's also a great choice for students who are eager to learn.

The camera uses Minolta's A mount, meaning that countless amazing Minolta and Sony A mount lenses made throughout the years can naturally mount to this machine. This opens up a world of amazing glass options, as Minolta's lenses are time and again shown to be among the best in the world.

Batteries are not included.

The camera will be carefully packaged and shipped immediately.

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