52 Cameras: Week 44 part 2 – Minolta Maxxum 7000

Another extraordinary camera. I really need to stop falling in love or I’ll need another house just for cameras. Life intruded, as life does, so I’ve only shot one roll though it.

“Return to SAM’S CLUB for Quality Film Developing” Fujicolor SUPER HQ 200. I got it in the film can with no packaging so I have no idea of its expiration. Processing and scanning by The Camera Shop of Santa Fe.

Zoe, using the 4000 AF flash.  Program autoexposure.

Zoe, using the 4000 AF flash. Program autoexposure.

In the shade under an orange-ish tarp.  Program autoexposure.

In the shade under an orange-ish tarp. Program autoexposure.

The orange hue and a slight miss with the autofocus actually makes this picture better.  Program AE.

The orange hue and a slight miss with the autofocus actually makes this picture better. Program AE.

When you select "macro" on the lens, you focus with the zoom ring.  Program AE.

When you select “macro” on the lens, you focus with the zoom ring. Program AE.

I really want to get the 50mm f/1.7 lens and shoot some more. Because it works with modern Sony Alpha cameras, the 50 is in demand and priced accordingly, although not exorbitantly so.