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The Sony SLT-A77 by Brian Matsumoto Ph. D, Carol F. Roullard

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Chapter 1: Getting Started

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Introduction—The Sony SLT-A77: New Features

At the time of writing, the Sony SLT-A77 is the most advanced model in this company’s lineup of fixed mirror interchangeable lens cameras. It is an update of the discontinued Sony A33 and A55 and is one of the best Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C) cameras for taking both high-resolution still photographs and high-quality movies (see Movies vs. Videos box below).

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Figure 1-1: Sony A77 camera with 16-50 mm kit lens (Photograph courtesy of Sony)

Unlike a digital single lens ...

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