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The Sony A7 II by Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto Ph.D

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11Chapter 11: Making Movies

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Introduction

The Sony a7 II is a hybrid recorder that is capable of taking excellent still photographs and movies. Switching between the two recording modes is as easy as pressing the movie button (figure 11-1).

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This chapter introduces how to record movies and is intended for still photographers who wish to shoot movies, rather than professional videographers who need a dedicated camcorder. We’ll explain file formats and the commands you use to record movies.

There are two ways to initiate a recording. The first is by ...

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