Paperback with flaps, 5-3/4" x 7", 240 Pages.This fully illustrated Expanded Guide from Ammonite Press will equip photographers of all levels to maximize the potential of their Sony A500 & A550,with superior results. Much more than a simple camera manual - it is a complete authoritative resource; full color, easy to use, jargon free and written by an expert using real-life examples. A perfect size for the camera bag, this book covers: Step-by-step instructions for basic and advanced functions, Professional guidance on exposure depth of field and flash, Advice on accessories and connection to external devices, Practical tips on lighting, macro, camera care and much more. It also includes: Photographer's Gray' and raw white balance end papers, and a quick reference wallet card for re-visiting basic camera controls whilst on the go! David Taylor is an award-winning landscape and travel photographer, born and raised in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear. His work has taken him all over the world, but away from his photographic career David lives on an exposed hill, overlooking the market town of Hexham in Northumberland, UK.