Perfy 5


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A camera for novice  to professional .

At £200 its not cheap !  !

Recommendable Yes:

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Compatibility with other Photographic EquipmentGood


Instruction ManualGood

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I was lucky enough to receive a Minolta Dynax 5 SLR camera for my 21st Birthday! As a novice to photograpy I was pleased to discover this SLR camera could be fully automatic. This helped me greatly until I had enough knowledge to take more control of the creative process and actually telling the camera what to do. This camera is great for a novice because it nutures your enthusiasm for photography and helps you to develop.


Autofocus: yes
Bifocal/Zoom: without Zoom
Built In Flash: yes
Camera Format: 135mm
Data Back: without data back
Dx-Coding: yes
Exchangable Lens: no
Mini Type: no
Motor: no
Panorama: no
Regulates Exposure - Manual/Shutter/Aperture Or Pr: Program-Reflex
System SLR Or Compact: SLR
Year of Introduction: Before 1993


This camera has a traditional design. I prefer it to other cameras which are all silver e.g. Canon EOS3000N with 28-90 Lens (non-USM)



Canon EOS3000N with 28-90 Lens (non-USM) £179.99

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I love my minolta dynax 5. I take it every where with me. I am always looking to take the perfect photo. I highly recommend this camera. The quality of the photographs is excellant.
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Lush1 04.12.2004 16:07

Sounds like a good camera!

allissa 09.11.2004 01:02

add more details for a higher rating sorry

jedi_kickass 26.03.2004 18:44

Hi Perfy, Welcome to Ciao Family. A very nice first op pal. keep going but add little more details, like you can have a look at my reviews for a clue. Best Of Luck. jedi_kickass ( ' _ ' )

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Product details

Manufacturer Minolta
Water Protection without Water Protection
Red Eye Reduction with Red Eye Reduction
Data Back without Data Back, with Data Back
Exchangable Lens without Exchangeable Lens
Built In Flash with Built-in Flash
Autofocus with Autofocus
Exposure Regulation Program Reflex, Program-Reflex
DX Coding Yes, with
Compact / SLR SLR

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This review of Minolta Dynax 5 has been rated:

"exceptional" by (9%):

  1. vorner

"very helpful" by (9%):

  1. Lethal-Injection

"somewhat helpful" by (27%):

  1. jackiechan
  2. freaklikeme
  3. Bastien

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