The Sony a7/a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide – New Book

Sony A7 and A7R Guide Book

The Sony a7/a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide is a new book from photographers Dr. Brian Matsumoto and Carol F. Foullard.

All features of the a7 and a7R are covered, including automatic stitching to create panoramas, and multi-shot noise reduction that allows the use of extremely high ISOs. This book guides the photographer in using both the camera’s automated features and manual controls to take photographs that are a unique reflection of his or her creative personality.

The Sony a7/a7R: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $28.03 on Amazon.com.

Sony A7 & A7R Review

Sony A7R-4

The Sony E-mount system has matured over the past few years and Sony has chosen to retire the NEX branding and consolidate all of its interchangeable lens cameras under the Alpha brand name with a designation only of whether they are A-mount or E-mount cameras.

The A-mount cameras are more traditional DSLR cameras, currently comprised of cameras using Sony translucent mirror technology. The E-mount cameras are mirrorless cameras and are a generally more compact design.

The Sony A7R and A7 mirrorless cameras are the culmination of the NEX system, which brought about the E-mount. With the new A7 line we finally have affordable, full frame cameras. [Read more...]