Archive for June 9th, 2008


After much procrastinating, I finally made my decision to purchase the Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 camera. Actually, I wanted to buy a digital SLR (single lens reflex, more info at Wikipedia) camera when the Canon EOS350D was released (kinda the first ‘affordable’ prosumer digital SLRs in the market at that time) but somehow the decision slipped. Later, Nikon released the D40 and it seemed really attractive, but my brother managed to snapped it up, so I decided to play around with his one before he took it away with him to Melbourne.

So, I’m left with my Panasonic Lumix FX-3 compact point and shoot camera which works really good as a compact point and shoot camera but it is really slow on focusing and the anti-shake feature don’t really live up to its name, resulting in difficulty trying to snap photos at darker environments (gigs, anyone?).

Then, around half a year ago, Sony managed to revamp it’s flagship Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 digital SLR camera and in came the A200, A300 and A350 cameras. The A200 is the baseline model and

XFM. Kami Tak Hot, Kami Cool!