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David Busch’s Sony® α SLT-A58 Guide to Digital Photography by David D. Busch

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Introduction

Sony continues to amaze the photo world with its constant upgrading of its innovative SLT (single lens translucent) camera line. It’s packaged up the most alluring features of advanced digital SLRs and stuffed them into a compact, highly affordable body in the Alpha SLT-A58, which boasts some features you won’t find on other cameras. These include an innovative semi-transparent mirror that makes it possible to use live view and advanced phase detection autofocus all the time.

You’ll find your new camera, a replacement for both the top-selling SLT-A37 and SLT-A57, is loaded with capabilities that few would have expected to find in such an affordable camera. Indeed, the Alpha retains the ease of use that smoothes the transition for ...

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