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Sony Alpha NEX-7 The Unofficial Quintessential Guide

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ISBN-10: 1937538117

ISBN-13: 9781937538118

Edition: 2012

Authors: Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto

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The Sony Alpha NEX-7: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of this exciting new camera. Authors Carol F. Roullard and Brian Matsumoto team up to help the new user navigate past the confusion factor that often comes with complex and powerful camera equipment.This book explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user's manual. It guides you through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a friendly manner, with suggestions and…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 12/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Carol F. Roullard has been an avid photographer since her high school years, where she first experimented with black-and-white artistic composition. Since then, she has continued photographing, mainly nature and architecture. Carol has used a variety of cameras covering a wide range of makes and models, from simple point-and-shoot cameras to complex professional level cameras. Carol produces fine art photography and is utilizing her previous art business experience for her new online gallery. As a former Project Management Quality and Compliance engineer, Carol spent a number of years developing procedural and quality control methodology for IT projects. In addition, she has developed and…    

Getting Started
Introduction
Dual Viewing System
Diopter Adjustment Dial
Setting Up Your New Sony NEX-7
Battery
Memory Card
Assembling the Camera
Protecting the Lens
Protecting the LCD Screen
Using This Book
Turning On the Camera
Camera Navigation
Control Wheel, Buttons, and Dials
Menu Structure
Triple-Dial-Control
Setting the Camera Date, Time, and Area
Error Messages
Reinitializing Commands to Default Values
Cleaning the Sensor
Recommendations
Photography Basics and the NEX-7
Introduction
Basic Photography Concepts
File Formats
Shutter Button
Focusing
White Balance and the Appearance of Colors
Drive Mode Function
Recording Movies
Managing Your Images
Introduction
The LCD Screen
The Viewfinder
LCD Screen versus Viewfinder
Data Display Formats
Preview Images
Review Recorded Images
Evaluating Exposure with Histograms
Protecting Saved Pictures and Movies
Deleting Saved Pictures and Movies
Working Outside the Camera
Automatic Settings
Introduction
Functions Available for Automatic Modes
Shooting Modes
Intelligent Auto Mode
SCN Predefined Scene Modes
Recommendations
Taking Control of the Camera
Introduction
Triple-Dial-Control Operation
Exposure Compensation 117 Three Semiautomatic Modes: Shutter Priority (S), Aperture Priority (A), Program Auto (P)
Recommendations
Manual Operation of the Camera
Introduction
Manual Exposure Mode Controls
Manual Focusing: Overriding Automatic Focusing
Manual Adjustments for Color Temperature
Lens Compensation
Bracketing and Dynamic Range
Recommendations
Customizing the Camera
Introduction
Customizing Buttons
Navigation Button
Customization of Other Buttons
Customizing Buttons Summary
Utilizing Predefined Color Schemes
Help Guide Display
Recommendations
Additional Features
Introduction
Locking the Dials and the Control Wheel
Panoramic Modes
Anti Motion Blur Mode
DRO/Auto HDR Function
Recommendations
Using Accessories
Introduction
The Kit Lens
Sony E-mount and A-mount Lenses
Telescopes
Microscopes
Remote Release
Tripods
Recommendations
Flash Photography
Introduction
Principles of Electronic Flash
Flash Artifact: Red Eye
Flash Command
Using Flash in Intelligent Auto
Flash Options in P, A, S, or M Modes
Recommendations
Making Movies
Introduction
Frame Rate versus Shutter Speed
Choosing a Movie File Format
Record Settings (Quality)
Additional Movie Controls
Framing and Starting the Movie
P, A, S, or M for Controlling your Recording
Adding Creative Style, Picture Effect, or DRO
Recommendations
Menu and Function Commands
Common Error or Warning Messages and Resolutions
Index