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David Busch’s Sony Alpha a77 II/ILCA-77M2 Guide to Digital Photography by David Busch

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Getting Started with Your Sony a77 II

This chapter is a Quick Start you can use to learn all the basic steps you need to know to begin taking pictures. The Sony A77 II is a remarkably versatile camera, so each of the features introduced here have many other options that I’ll explain in subsequent chapters of the book. In the sections that follow, I’ll show you how to make the most basic settings, such as setting exposure, but won’t weigh you down by listing all the different ways you can do these things, nor every single variation.

Of course, I fully expect that you took several hundred or a thousand (or two) photos before you ever cracked the cover of this book—for several reasons. First, and foremost, the Sony a77 II camera is not only ...

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