As most photographers will tell you the Minolta 500si is a cracking camera in itself, but put a Sigma Aspherical 28-200 zoom lens (3086435) on the front and you have an animal of quite a different ord...
AdvantagesQuality, handling, robustness
DisadvantagesHeavy, quite expensive
AdvantagesFast autofocus, solid build, equally good for beginners and more accomplished photographers.
DisadvantagesNo date imprinting on standard model, auto focus a bit noisy.
AdvantagesEasy to operate, takes excellant photographs
Disadvantageslens detach button too prominently situated