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David Busch’s Sony® α SLT-A57 by David D. Busch

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3Setting Up Your Sony Alpha SLT-A57

The Sony Alpha A57 has a remarkable number of options and settings you can use to customize the way your camera operates. Not only can you change shooting settings used at the time the picture is taken, but you can adjust the way your camera behaves. This chapter will help you sort out the settings for all the Alpha’s menus. These include the Still Shooting and Playback menus, which determine how the Alpha uses many of its shooting features to take a photo and how it displays images on review. I’ll also show you how to use the Setup and Custom menus to adjust power-saving timers, specify LCD brightness, and adjust options like Eye-Start autofocus and red-eye reduction. And, I’ll discuss two categories that ...

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