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

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Chapter 3: Managing Your Images

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Introduction

The Sony A77’s electronic display screens (LCD screen and viewfinder) serve two purposes. The first is to frame the subject, helping you to compose the image, check the focus, and ensure that the exposure and automatic modes are suitable for image capture. The second is to evaluate the picture or movie after it has been captured and then if needed, fine-tune the camera settings to ensure that subsequent images have the results you want.

Only one of the two display screens works at any one time. The viewfinder is enabled when the camera senses the presence of something, presumably your eye, near its ...

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