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Digital Field Guide #188: Sony Alpha Dslr-A700 Digital Field Guideby Alan Hess
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Get the results you want from your Sony A700
With its built-in Super Steady Shot vibration reduction, 12.2 megapixel resolution, and amazingly fast focusing capability, the Sony A700 is a top-drawer camera. Make the most of it with this information-packed guide. You'll learn to use all the controls, refresh your knowledge of photography basics, explore the effects of various lenses, and get practical advice for capturing the shot you want in all sorts of situations. This is a working guide. Take it everywhere you take your A700.
Essential information on the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 in one handy, full-color guide
Packed with 200 full-color photos, this valuable guide offers professional advice on everything from choosing lenses to downloading photos, while the camera-bag friendly trim size allows Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 users to have information at their fingertips for instant reference anywhere. Detailed instructions explain how to get the most from each of the A700's features, and cool tips and techniques review exposure, composing a variety of shots, perspective, impact, and more.
Alan Hess (San Diego, CA) is a professional photographer who specializes in concert and event photography. He has written for the Billboard magazine summer blog, where his photography and reporting covered multiple summer concerts.
The Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Digital Field Guide is filled with everything you need to know in order to take amazing photographs using your Sony Alpha A700 digital SLR camera. This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of the A700 using step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen. This robust guide not only shows you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, it also teaches you when and why you should adjust each of these key settings. The Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Digital Field Guide goes beyond camera settings to offer you a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography, covering the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure. Filled with amazing examples, this book also presents a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.
About the Author
Alan Hess is a professional freelance photographer. He specializes in concert and event photography, but has also done commercial photography for everything from a guitar manufacturer's brochure to a women's workout wear catalog. Alan is also a key contributor to the Lexar Pro Photography Web site.
Table of Contents
Part I: Using the Sony Alpha A700.
Chapter 1: Exploring the Sony Alpha A700.
Chapter 2: Setting Up the Alpha A700.
Part II: Creating Great Photos with the Sony Alpha A700.
Chapter 3: Photography Essentials.
Chapter 4: All About Light.
Chapter 5: All About Lenses.
Chapter 6: Photo Subjects.
Chapter 7: Viewing, Downloading, and Printing Your Photos.
Part III: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Camera Care.
Appendix B: Editing Software Options.
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