Photographer's Guide to the Sony RX100 III

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937986513

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This book is the larger-sized paperback version of Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX100 III. This version of the book contains the same content as the earlier version, which was published in September 2014 with dimensions of 5.5 by 8.5 inches (140 by 216 mm). The new version of the book, which replaces the original version, is being published at a size of 8.5 by 11 inches (216 by 280 mm) in order to present more information on each page, which keeps related images closer to the text they illustrate and reduces the page count, making the book easier to manage. This book is a complete guide to using the Sony DSC-RX100 III camera, one of the most advanced, but still pocketable, cameras available. With this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX100 III with a manual covering all aspects of the camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX100 III, and explains when and why to use the camera's features. The book provides details about the camera's shooting modes as well as its menu options for shooting, playback, setup, and special effects. The book covers all of the new features of the RX100 III, including its unique pop-up electronic viewfinder, tilting LCD screen, built-in neutral density filter, and enhanced capabilities for camera control and image transfer over a wireless network. The book includes more than 400 color photographs that illustrate the camera's controls, display screens, and menus. The images also provide examples of photographs taken using the RX100 III's Scene mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, and action shots; the Creative Style and Picture Effect menu options, with settings for altering the appearance of images; and features for continuous shooting and shooting in dim light. The book also provides introductions to more advanced topics such as infrared photography, astrophotography, and digiscoping. The book includes a full discussion of the video features of the RX100 III, which can shoot HD video with stereo sound, and which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording as well as an upgraded video format, XAVC S. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the RX100 III, including cases, external flash units, and filter adapters, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with "quick tips" on how to take advantage of the camera's features in the most efficient ways possible. This guide to the RX100 III includes a detailed index, so the reader can quickly find needed information about any particular feature or aspect of the camera.

Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX10 IV

Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 1937986675

Category: Photography

Page: 269

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This book is a complete guide to the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV camera. With this book, author Alexander S. White provides users of the RX10 IV with a manual covering all aspects of the camera’s operation. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX10 IV, and explains when and why to use the camera’s many features. The book provides details about the camera’s shooting modes as well as its menu options for shooting, playback, setup, video, Wi-Fi, and special effects. The book covers all features of the RX10 IV that are new for this model, including its enhanced focusing system with phase detection autofocus; its ability to use a touch screen for focusing and enlarging images in some situations; and a variety of new or enhanced menu options. The book includes more than 500 color photographs that illustrate the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images include photographs taken using the RX10 IV’s Scene mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, and action shots; and its Creative Style and Picture Effect menu options, with settings that alter the appearance of images. The book provides concise introductions to topics such as street photography and infrared photography, and explains how to use the camera’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features to transfer images to a smartphone or tablet, to control the camera from such a device, and to add location information to images. The book includes a full discussion of the video features of the RX10 IV, which can shoot HD and 4K (ultra-HD) movies, with manual control of exposure and focus during recording. The book explains the camera’s numerous features for professional-level videography, including Picture Profiles that allow adjustment of settings such as gamma curve, black level, knee, and detail. The book describes steps for recording 4K video to an external video recorder using the “clean” video output from the camera’s HDMI port. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the RX10 IV, including cases, power sources, remote controls, microphones and external flash units, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with “quick tips” on how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible. This guide to the RX10 IV includes a detailed index, so the reader can quickly locate information about any particular feature or aspect of the camera.

The Friedman Archives Guide to Sony's A99 II (B&W Edition)

Author: Gary L. Friedman

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1365898784

Category: Art

Page: 620

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Gary's Ebooks on the Sony cameras are renown for being the most thorough, detailed, and enjoyable to read. This latest edition goes into even more detail of the features everyone wants to know about. In this 619-page (!) full-color book you'll learn: * The new exposure modes * The Hybrid AF system and what it means to you * All the different focusing modes explained in an intuitive way * 4K shooting and choosing a bit rate for video * S-Log2 in a way that a non-videographer can understand * My personal camera configuration * How to know which video mode is right for you * NFC, Wi-Fi, and step-by-step instructions on using them * A set of ""Cliffs Notes"" cards you can print showing the recipes for common shooting situations, and Gary's Personal Camera Settings Get the most out of your investment, cut through the clutter and optimize your camera to match the way YOU work best!

Photographer's Guide to the Canon PowerShot S110

Getting the Most from Canon's Pocketable Digital Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 1937986179

Category: Photography

Page: 411

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This guide book explains all operations, features, menus, and controls of the Canon PowerShot S110 camera, providing information about how to accomplish things with the camera as well as when and why to use certain features. The book explains topics such as autofocus, manual focus, depth of field, aperture priority, shutter priority, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, white balance, ISO, and macro photography, in the context of getting great results with Canon’s highly pocketable camera. The book gives details about how to take advantage of the camera’s varied array of “Scene” and “Creative Filters” shooting settings. The guide’s more than 300 photographs, almost all in full color, illustrate the camera’s controls and menus and include examples of the photographs that can be taken using the S110’s many options, including the Creative Filters settings, which alter the color processing and other aspects of images; menu options such as i-Contrast and digital zoom; and the camera’s strong features for continuous shooting. In addition, the book goes beyond the realm of everyday photography with introductions to topics such as infrared photography, street photography, and using the Raw format, which permits a wide range of adjustments to images after they have been captured. The book also explains the video recording abilities of the PowerShot S110, which can record high-definition (HD) video with stereo sound and can take “Super Slow Motion” movies that slow down action by a factor of eight. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories, including cases, a filter adapter, and external flash units; contains a list of useful web sites and other resources; and includes helpful “quick tips” that give particular insights into how to take best advantage of the camera’s features.

The Friedman Archives Guide to Sony's RX-100 V (B&W Edition)

Author: Gary Friedman

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1365652009

Category: Art

Page: 562

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The Sony RX-100 V is the world's best point-and-shoot camera, and Gary Friedman's book provides the most detail and insights. In this 561-page, full-color e-book you will learn: * What every mode, button and function does - in plain, easy-to-understand language. * Gary's personal camera configuration * Unique features of the camera, including the ability to shoot the equivalent of 5.5K video for short bursts. * How to decypher the alphabet soup that are the video standards; what each variable means and how to choose the best mode for YOU. * NFC, Wi-Fi, and step-by-step instructions on using them. * Which of the new downloadable ""apps"" are actually useful. * The most common digital jargon and what it all means to you. * A tutorial to get the benefits of shooting RAW, and a condensed guide to the basics. * A set of ""Cliffs Notes"" cards you can print showing the recipes for common shooting situations, and Gary's Personal Camera Settings.

Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX100 VI

Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Compact Camera

Author: Alexander White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 193798673X

Category: Photography

Page: 260

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This book is a complete manual on the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI camera, one of the most advanced, but still pocketable, cameras available. With this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX100 VI with a guide to all aspects of the camera’s operation. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to take still images and record video with the RX100 VI, and explains when and why to use the camera’s many features. The book provides details about the camera’s automatic and advanced shooting modes, including burst shooting at rates as fast as 24 frames per second, as well as its numerous menu options for shooting, playback, and setup. The book includes information about using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections for image transfer, remote control, and adding location information to images. The book has more than 500 color photographs or illustrations that help explain the camera’s menus, shooting screens, and features. These images include examples of photographs taken using the RX100 VI’s Scene mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, low-light, and action shots; and the Creative Style and Picture Effect menu options, with settings that alter the appearance of images. The book also provides introductions to topics such as street photography, astrophotography, and digiscoping, with photographic examples. The book includes a full discussion of the video features of the RX100 VI, which can shoot HD and 4K (ultra-HD) movies, and which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording. The book explains the camera’s numerous features that are useful for professional-level videography, including Picture Profiles that allow adjustment of settings such as gamma curve, black level, knee, and detail. The book provides detailed information about recording 4K video to an external video recorder using the “clean” video output from the camera’s HDMI port. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the RX100 VI, including cases, power sources, grips, remote controls, and filter adapters, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with “quick tips” on how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible. This guide to the RX100 VI includes a detailed index, so the reader can quickly find needed information about any particular feature or aspect of the camera.

Photographer's Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P900

Getting the Most from Nikon's Superzoom Digital Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 193798639X

Category: Photography

Page: 236

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This book, by Alexander S. White, is a complete, clearly written guide to the operation of the Nikon Coolpix P900 digital camera. The book explains all shooting modes, menus, functions, and controls of this superzoom camera, accompanied by more than 350 full-color illustrations and sample photographs. The guide shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to use the camera’s many options to get the results they want. The book explains topics such as autofocus, manual focus, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, ISO, memory cards, and flash modes. It includes a discussion of techniques for using the P900’s phenomenal zoom lens, with a maximum optical focal length of 2000mm, to full advantage. The book also discusses the camera’s features for image transfer and remote control through the P900’s built-in Wi-Fi network, as well as its features for adding location data to images. The book includes sample images taken with the creative settings of the camera, including the Picture Control options, which alter the color processing of images; the Scene and Special Effects shooting modes, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, birds, pets, sunsets, and action shots; and the camera’s features for burst shooting and time-lapse photography. In addition, the book provides introductions to topics such as infrared photography, street photography, and macro photography. The book also explains the video features of the P900, which can shoot HD video with stereo sound and can record high-speed video at rates up to 4 times normal speed. In addition, the book describes procedures for playing back images and videos in the camera and for using the Filter Effects option to add special effects to images after they have been captured. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the Coolpix P900, including cases, external flash units, and charging and power options. The appendices include a list of useful web sites and other resources, as well as a section with “quick tips” to help users take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.

Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-HX80 and HX90V

Getting the Most from Sony's Pocketable Superzoom Cameras

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937986605

Category: Photography

Page: 220

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This is a complete guide to the controls, menus, and operation of two of Sony's popular compact cameras. The book includes more than 400 full-color illustrations and includes easy-to-follow guidance for all features of the cameras.

Mastering the Nikon D500

Author: Darrell Young

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 1681981246

Category: Photography

Page: 656

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Mastering the Nikon D500 by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of the new D500 camera. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion that often comes with complex and powerful professional camera equipment. This book explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user’s manual. It guides readers through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles. Darrell’s friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The information in this book goes beyond the camera itself and also covers basic photography technique.

Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix LX100

Getting the Most from Panasonic's Advanced Compact Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 1937986330

Category: Photography

Page: 248

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With the release of this guide book for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 camera, White Knight Press has provided users with a complete guide to all operations of this advanced compact camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book provides guidance to beginning and intermediate photographers about how to accomplish things with the LX100, with tips about when and why to use the camera’s many controls, menus options, and other features. The book provides details about the camera’s controls for autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO sensitivity, as well as many other settings. The book also provides details about the camera’s numerous options for playback, setup, and customizing the operation of the various buttons and other controls. The book contains more than 350 photographs, almost all in full color, illustrating the LX100’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images also provide examples of the photographs that can be taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings, which let the photographer alter the color processing as well as contrast, sharpness and noise reduction for images; the Intelligent Auto shooting mode, with scene detection optimized for various subjects, including landscapes, portraits, and sunsets; the Filter button picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s strong array of features for continuous shooting and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions. The book also includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the LX100, which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording, and which provides ultra-high definition 4K recording of motion pictures. In three appendices, the book provides information about accessories for the LX100, including cases, external flash units, and other items, and includes a list of web sites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with helpful Quick Tips that explain how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.

Sony NEX-6

From Snapshots to Great Shots

Author: Jerod Foster

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133374254

Category: Photography

Page: 288

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Now that you’ve bought that amazing Sony NEX-6, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to take great pictures. With Sony NEX-6: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level. Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, pro photographer Jerod Foster, and you will: Set up fast and learn the top ten things about shooting with the Sony NEX-6 Understand the photographic basics of composition, focus, and depth of field Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits Find out how to create images in low light Use the HD video capability for recording memorable live action Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter And once you’ve captured the shot, show it off! Join the book’s Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your camera at flickr.com/groups/sonynex6_fromsnapshotstogreatshots.

Photographer's Guide to the Leica D-Lux 4

Getting the Most from Leica's Compact Digital Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 1937986314

Category: Photography

Page: 227

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This book is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to the operation, features, menus, and controls of the Leica D-Lux 4 compact camera. It provides clearly written guidance for how to achieve excellent results using the camera's numerous sophisticated options. It also discusses topics such as infrared photography, macro photography, and street photography, and provides information about accessories for the D-Lux 4.

Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix LX3

Getting the Most from Panasonic's Versatile Digital Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 0964987511

Category: Photography

Page: 234

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Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix LX3: Getting the Most from Panasonic's Versatile Digital Camera is a follow-up to the author's well-received guide to a very similar camera, the Leica D-Lux 4. This new guidebook covers all features and operations of the LX3, one of the most highly esteemed compact digital cameras of recent years. In 232 pages, with numerous color photographs and illustrations, the book explains in plain language how to achieve the best possible results taking pictures with the automatic or manual controls of the LX3. Although much of the information in this book is similar to that in the earlier book about the Leica D-Lux 4 camera, this new volume is updated to include several new features that were added to both cameras when their internal firmware (operating system) was upgraded to version 2.0. These new features include white balance bracketing, 1:1 aspect ratio, lens resume, and several others. Therefore, the book will be useful to users of the latest versions of both the Panasonic Lumix LX3 and the Leica D-Lux 4.

Photographer's Guide to the Sony RX10 III

Getting the Most from Sony's Advanced Digital Camera

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 1937986551

Category: Photography

Page: 245

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This book is a complete guide to using the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III camera. With this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX10 III with a manual covering all aspects of the camera’s operation. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX10 III, and explains when and why to use the camera’s many features. The book provides details about the camera’s shooting modes as well as its menu options for shooting, playback, setup, and special effects. The book covers all features of the RX10 III that are new for this model, including its high-quality zoom lens with a reach of 600mm; its Zoom Assist feature, which lets a photographer instantly pull back the zoom lens for a wide view before zooming back to a telephoto shot; and its additional controls, including a Focus Hold button on the side of the lens and a third Custom button, which is available for programming by the user. The book includes more than 450 color photographs that illustrate the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images include examples of photographs taken using the RX10 III’s Scene mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, and action shots; and its Creative Style and Picture Effect menu options, with settings for altering the appearance of images. The book also provides introductions to topics such as street photography and infrared photography, and includes details on using the camera’s Wi-Fi features for transferring images to a smartphone or tablet, or controlling the camera from such a device. The book includes a full discussion of the video features of the RX10 III, which can shoot HD and 4K (ultra-HD) movies, with manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording. The book explains the camera’s numerous features for professional-level videography, including Picture Profiles that allow adjustment of settings such as gamma curve, black level, knee, and detail. The book describes the steps for recording 4K video to an external video recorder using the “clean” video output from the camera’s HDMI port. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the RX10 III, including cases, power sources, remote controls, microphones and external flash units, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with “quick tips” on how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible. This guide to the RX10 III includes a detailed index, so the reader can quickly find needed information about any particular feature or aspect of the camera.

The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-t2 (B&W Edition)

Author: Tony Phillips

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1365721965

Category: Art

Page: 652

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*** Listed as ""Mirrorless Camera Manuals whose books you'll actually enjoy reading"" *** If you're uncertain in any way about even one thing your XT2 does, then save time and money and grab this book. This is EVERYTHING X-T2 explained in easy to understand language! It is the Manual on Steroids and much more... This full-color ebook: * Covers every mode, menu, button, function, and socket. * Explains the new Flash modes, including wireless flash. * Includes all my camera settings and an explanation of why on earth I do it that way. * Covers every essential of shooting - like: ISO, Focus, WB, Metering, flash modes - and the more esoteric ones too. * Explains how and why to customize all the buttons and menus. * Has a great tutorial to help you master the ins and outs of RAW. * Explains why all glass (Fuji lenses) are not born equal. * Includes a 22 page Condensed Guide to the Basics of modern digital photography. Valuable bonuses are included as well!

Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500/FZ2000

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: White Knight Press

ISBN: 1937986691

Category: Photography

Page: 245

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Photographer’s Guide to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500/FZ2000 is a complete guide to the use of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 camera, which is known as the FZ2000 outside of North America. The book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to capture excellent images and video sequences with the FZ2500. The book explains the use of autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO, and many other settings. The book discusses the camera’s options for playback, setup, and customizing the operation of its controls. The book contains almost 500 color photographs that illustrate the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The book includes photographs taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings; the Creative Control mode picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s features for burst shooting, bracketing, and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions. The book includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the FZ2500 camera, which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording, provides ultra-high definition 4K recording of motion pictures, and offers advanced features such as time code generation, clean HDMI output, and special features such as 4K live cropping, dolly zoom, soft zoom, variable frame rate recording, and others. The book also explains the camera’s features for extracting still images from 4K video and using the Post Focus and Focus Stacking features to produce sharply focused images after a shooting session. In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the FZ2500, including cases, power supply options, and other items, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with helpful Quick Tips that explain how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.

Photographer's Guide to the Nikon Coolpix

Author: Alexander S. White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937986469

Category: Photography

Page: 182

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This book is the larger-sized paperback version of Photographer's Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P610. This version of the book contains the same content as the earlier version, which was published in May 2015 with dimensions of 8.5 by 8.5 inches (216 by 216 mm). The new version of the book, which replaces the original version, is being published at a size of 8.5 by 11 inches (216 by 280 mm) in order to present more information on each page, which keeps related images closer to the text they illustrate and reduces the page count, making the book easier to manage. This book, by Alexander S. White, is a complete guide to the operation and features of the Nikon Coolpix P610 digital camera. The book explains all shooting modes, menus, functions, and controls of this superzoom camera in clear language, accompanied by more than 350 full-color illustrations and sample photographs. The guide shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to use the camera's many shooting options to get the results they want. The book explains topics such as autofocus, manual focus, aperture priority, shutter priority, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, ISO, memory cards, and flash modes. The book includes a discussion of techniques for using the camera's phenomenal zoom lens, with a maximum focal length of 1440mm, to full advantage. The book also discusses the camera's features for image transfer and remote control through the P610's built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) network), as well as its features for adding GPS location data to images. The book includes sample images taken using the creative settings of the camera, including the Picture Control settings, which alter the color processing of images; the Scene and Special Effects shooting modes, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, portraits, pets, sunsets, and action shots; and the camera's features for burst shooting and time-lapse photography. In addition, the book provides introductions to topics such as infrared photography, street photography, and macro photography.

The Complete Guide to Sony's Alpha 77 II (B&w Edition)

Author: Gary L. Friedman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781312694392

Category: Art

Page: 598

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The A77 II may look like the original Alpha 77, but inside it's a completely new design, sensor, and data path. There are a slew of new focusing modes, Wi-Fi and NFC functionality, and nuanced feature interactions which the manufacturer's manual just doesn't cover. What to do? Written for the advanced user (with tutorials and easy explanations in case you're not so advanced), this easy-to-understand yet thorough guide provides a complete instruction manual which explains each feature in plain English and provides hundreds of visual examples as well. There is no better way to learn about and get the most out of what is the most responsive camera that Sony has ever designed. Get the most out of your investment, and improve your photography at the same time! More info, page samples, and instantly-downloadable versions also available at the author's website.