Has most of the features needed, good all-round performace
featureset not perfect, some technology niggles
"I bought this camera a few years ago as a replacement for my old Zenit, on the basis of a few magazine reviews and a shop test. It's a competent camera but it doesn't do anything particularly well. Many of the modes/functions it has are only useful for beginners, while it's missing some that you might hope to find, e.g. frame-forwards control (for when you want to do multiple exposures). The "predictive" autofocus is laughable - if you want to capture ..."
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"The good points about this camera are that its really very user friendly, and surprisingly durable (has gone everywhere with me ever since I bought it) even the Amazon!!
However I have found some bad points about this camera these are its a bit slow on the low light shots, and I know its an SLR but its quite hefty
I have bouth this Dynax 500si in 1997 with my then girlfriend from Dixons in London, England. Always wanted an SLR ..."
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