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

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Chapter 4: Automatic Settings

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Introduction

The way in which you use the Sony A77 depends on your level of expertise, your desire to control various aspects of picture taking, and the degree of creativity you want to introduce. You can take technically excellent pictures and movies using the Auto and Auto+ modes with minimal knowledge and no prior photographic experience. The camera’s software allows you to point and shoot while the camera automatically determines the most efficient aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and autofocus mode.

Auto+ Mode goes a couple of steps further than Auto mode. Auto+ mode automatically tries to identify whether the subject ...

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