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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Sony® α SLT-A55/A35/A33 by David D. Busch

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Chapter 5. Shooting Movies

The Alpha SLT cameras are unusually capable in the movie making arena, thanks to their ability to show you a real-time image through the viewfinder or on the LCD full time, with full autofocus capabilities while shooting video. So, even though you may have bought your Alpha primarily for shooting stationary scenes, you acquired a device that is equipped with a cutting-edge set of features for recording high-quality video clips. It can record high-definition (HD) video with stereo sound, and it is quite versatile in its feature set. Whether you’re looking to record informal clips of the family on vacation, the latest viral video for YouTube, or a set of scenes that will be painstakingly crafted into a cinematic masterpiece ...

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