Just what you need to get up and running with Sony's new flagship dSLRs
The Sony a77, with its 24.3 megapixel sensor, full HD video capability, and translucent mirror system, is poised to be Sony's flagship dSLR camera. With many of the same features but at a lower price point, the a65 is the economy version. This guide will cover all the important steps for getting the most from either model. It shows how to set up the camera to get great shots immediately, explains all the controls and shooting modes, shows how to review images and make basic edits, and offers valuable advice on taking super photos using manual settings.
- Sony's new a65 and a77 dSLRs feature a huge megapixel sensor, HD video, generous ISO range, and the translucent mirror system unique to Sony
- This easy-to-follow guide helps you make the most of your investment with complete coverage of all the basic and advanced settings and shooting modes
- Covers shooting in auto mode, shooting HD video, and taking manual control over exposure, focus, and lighting
- Explains how to play back images and perform basic edits as well as how to manipulate flash, focus, and color to create top-quality photos
With Sony a65/a77 For Dummies, bestselling photography author Robert Correll gives new Sony dSLR users confidence and helps them get everything they paid for in these exciting new Sony camera models.
From the Back Cover
Get the most out of your Sony camera so you can start shooting amazing photos What will you do with the power of your Sony dSLT? Whether you choose the A65 or A77, this guide will help you get the most out of your experience. From picture effects to HDR, you′ll find out what it all means and how to use it. You′ll be amazed at the tricks and techniques you′ll learn to transform your picture– taking into an art. Starting to shoot quickly take pictures and movies by learning what all the buttons and dials are, how to use the basic modes, and how to configure the camera Playing with pixels review pictures, look at the settings, set up a slide show, and show off your photos on an HDTV Expressing your creativity learn how to operate your camera in the more advanced modes so you can make your own artistic decisions Customizing your camera start experimenting by turning off live view effects, using peaking to manually focus, and configuring the displays Open the book and find: Steps for navigating the menu system and shooting functions How to use the flash and set picture quality Ways to transfer photos to a computer Tips for the best exposure settings to create ideal photos Techniques for working with focus and color How to apply creative styles and choose a color space Instructions for using advanced exposure modes to shoot portraits, landscapes, and more Learn to: Navigate camera controls to set up shots and capture video Select the best lens for your photo Take control with manual settings for exposure, flash, focus, and color IN FULL COLOR!