The Sony SLT-A77: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide from Rocky Nook provides a wealth of experience-based information and insight on the SLT-A77. Authors Brian Matsumoto and Carol F. Roullard explore the features and capabilities of these cameras in a way that far surpasses the user manual. All aspects of the cameras are covered, and each button, dial, switch, setting, and configuration is discussed in detail. Step-by-step instructions explain each feature, from basic automated controls to advanced photographic applications.
Learn how to obtain exceptional photographs and videos and everything from the basics of using the camera's automatic and program modes, to the more advanced aperture-priority, shutter-priority, and manual exposure modes. Then learn how to use additional settings such as the built-in dynamic range adjustment, sweep panoramic, GPS, colorization modes, facial detection and recognition, multiple shot exposures, and HD video. You'll even learn how the electronic viewfinder and Sony's novel shutter design improve the camera's utility for scientific photography involving microscopes and telescopes. This fully comprehensive guide explains these topics and much more.
The Unofficial Quintessential Guide will show you how to navigate past the confusion that sometimes comes with using complex and powerful photographic equipment, so you can get busy taking photographs that are a unique reflection of your own creative personality.
- Advantages of the electronic viewfinder for previewing your photographs
- Using the accessory Sony shoe-mount flash
- Advantages of using the JPEG file format
- Advantage of having a fixed mirror and electronic first curtain shutter
- Settings for using the camera on a microscope and telescope
- Using the older Minolta Maxxum lenses