Configuring the Sony A1

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Introductory Price: US$14.99
17MB download file, 526 pages (Apple Books default)

This book tackles just the one major problem that I had when I first started using Sony's top full frame camera, the A1: how the heck do I get it configured to shoot the way I want to shoot?

Thus, you'll find that this isn't a do-all, tell-all, expose-all tome like my other books have been. Nope, this book is a get-out-your-camera and read along to get it set exactly right for your shooting. I tackle this in some clear steps:

  • Fix some defaults
  • Make all your one-time settings
  • Customize the camera controls
  • Settle into your basic shooting options (look, focus, and more)
  • Get hooked up to your mobile device
  • Save your settings for later retrieval

Along the way I deal with things like how Sony's organized the menu system and how to navigate it faster, what the slot options actually do, how to set up back button focus (and some supporting focus button options. as well as picking your initial Focus Area modes), how to get near perfect raw image exposures, and yes, I explain the rather opaque Memory Recall function in a way that will have you using it and able to restore it if you accidentally reset the camera.

Because this book takes a far simpler approach than my Complete Guides, I'm able to use the ePub format to publish it, which makes it perfect for any reader device, big or small. It's been optimized for Apple Books (macOS, iOS, and iPadOS), but it works with other e-readers, as well.

What do readers think?

  • "Having your eBook to guide me step by step in the set-up process has been invaluable. Your book is clear and easily followed. It has saved me a lot of time and headache." — SA

526 pages (Apple Books default settings)

Current version 1.00

ePub format (usable on iOS and Android devices, desktop readers)

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