Maxxum 50 Date 28-100 35mm SLR Camera Description
From the Manufacturer
High-contrast silver and black give the Konica Minolta Maxxum 50 a
sleek look that highlights the SLR camera’s reliability and
dependability. Featuring a Wide 3-Point autofocusing (AF) System
for increased focusing confidence, Predictive Focus Control for
moving subjects, Full-Auto Program for no-fuss shooting, and
Subject Program Selection for the best photos in any situation or
lighting, this film camera is ideal for photographer of all skill
Multi-dimensional Predictive Focus Control
Like the name suggests, this function keeps a clear focus on
fast-moving subjects until the photographer is ready to shoot,
predicting exactly where a moving subject is going to be at the
moment of shutter-release and making certain that the focus is
Full-Auto Program (P) Mode
Users simply select the green-colored P Mode on the selection dial, and
the camera handles everything. The Maxxum 50 focuses perfectly on the
subject and adjusts exposure automatically. The built-in flash unit pops
up automatically when needed.
Versatile Exposure Modes
The Maxxum 50 offers four exposure modes: P (programmed AE), A (aperture
priority), S (shutter priority) and M (manual) exposure modes that ensure
photographs convey the user’s intentions perfectly every time the shutter
Subject Program Selection for All Photo Situations
Users choose the appropriate icon and the desired exposure setting, and
the Maxxum 50 does all the work. The following 5 pre-programmed modes
allow users to shoot a particular scene beautifully with the touch of a
ADI flash metering
- Portrait Mode creates portraits with emotional power.
By blurring the background while keeping the subject in sharp focus,
this mode creates dramatic portrait shots.
- Landscape Mode controls the depth of field, putting
both a subject in the foreground and scenery in the background in clear
focus and sharp detail.
- Close-Up Mode lets photographers take dramatic
close-ups of small subjects, such as flowers. This mode captures subject
details while keeping distracting backgrounds out of focus.
- Sports Action Mode is the best choice for shooting a
moving object. Super-fast continuous AF and high shutter speeds freeze a
subject and capture clear, sharp detail.
- Night Portrait Mode adds greater expression to shots
taken at night or with sunset backgrounds by using the flash and a
longer exposure to reduce background darkness and capture a greater
amount of detail.
When using a D series lens, ADI (Advanced Distance Integration) metering*1
ensures proper flash exposures regardless of background or subject
reflectance. *1 When using a dedicated flash unit: 5600HS(D), 3600HS(D) or
Like its more expensive counterparts, the Maxxum 50 features a Spherical
Acute Matte focusing screen that enhances the brightness of the viewfinder
and makes focusing easier. Viewer magnification has been rated to 0.75x.
MINOLTA Maxxum 50 -- Capture all the special moments on print, slide, or
even black and white form with this excellent, affordable camera. This
all-in-one kit includes the camera, a Minolta 28-100 zoom lens, a strap,
and batteries -- everything you need to get started, except film. Exposure
modes - Programmed AE, Aperture Priority, Shutter-Speed Priority, Manual
Program Selection Modes - Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports Action,
Night Portrait Shutter speeds to 1/2000 second Eye level fixed roof mirror
viewfinder 10 second self-timer Dimensions - 3.62H x 5.31W x 2.62D Weight
- 11.8 ounces
Konica Minolta Maxxum 50 Date 28-100 35mm SLR Camera