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David Busch's Sony Alpha SLT-A58 Guide to Digital Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1305114167  |  ISBN-13: 9781305114166
  • 440 Pages
  • © 2015 | Published
  • List Price = $ 32.99
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About

Overview

The Sony Alpha SLT-A58 is one of the most innovative cameras that Sony has ever introduced. The camera boasts 20 megapixels of resolution, continuous shooting at 8 frames per second, and full high-definition movie-making capabilities. As the owner of a Sony Alpha SLT-A58, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH’S SONY ALHPA SLT-A58 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Sony Alpha SLT-A58 to take great photographs and movies. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you’ll quickly learn how to use the Sony Alpha SLT-A58, and use it like a pro! With DAVID BUSCH’S SONY ALPHA SLT-A58 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY, you’ll learn: How to select the best autofocus mode, shutter speed, f/stop, and flash capability to take great pictures under any conditions; advanced shooting techniques, including high-definition movie making; how to use flash functions, including wireless flash; troubleshooting and prevention tips to keep your camera and media operating smoothly; the basics of good photography as you master your camera’s operation!

Features and Benefits

  • Covers the basics of shooting completely—from setup to metering, lighting, exposure, and more.
  • Includes the Sony SLT-A58 roadmap, a quick-reference visual guide to functions and features.
  • Features a section on movie-making with your Sony Alpha SLT-A58.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Your Sony Alpha SLT-A58.
2. Sony Alpha SLT-A58 Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Sony Alpha SLT-A58.
4. Getting the Right Exposure.
5. Mastering Autofocus Options.
6. Advanced Techniques for Your Sony Alpha SLT-A58.
7. Shooting Movies.
8. Working with Lenses.
9. Making Light Work for You.
10. Troubleshooting and Prevention.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David D. Busch

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.