The book allows you to “[f]ollow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, pro photographer Jerod Foster, and you will:
- Set up fast and learn the top ten things about shooting with the Sony NEX-6
- Understand the photographic basics of composition, focus, and depth of field
- Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits
- Find out how to create images in low light
- Use the HD video capability for recording memorable live action
- Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter”
Sony NEX-6: From Snapshots to Great Shots retails for $24.99; however, it is currently available for $14.88 on Amazon.com.
- Nikon COOLPIX P7700
- Olympus PEN E-PL5
- Olympus PEN E-PM2
- Olympus STYLUS XZ-2
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH3
- Sony Alpha NEX-5R
- Sony Alpha NEX-6
- Sony Alpha SLT-A99
You can download the update from Apple’s website.
The NEX-6 features an advanced, hybrid AF system comprised of phase-detect (read: DSLR AF system) and contrast-detect AF methods, which is the same system found on the new NEX-5R that was introduced last month. The NEX-6 also offers 10fps still image capture with AF tracking and a sensitivity up to ISO 25600.
The NEX-6 features the same XGA OLED viewfinder found on the NEX-7, as well as a DSLR-style mode dial. The camera captures 1080/60p HD video and offers integrated WiFi sharing and camera apps via Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile app on iOS and Android devices.
Along with the Sony NEX-6, a new 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 powered zoom lens, a 35mm f/1.8 lens and a 10-18mm OSS zoom lens were announced for the Sony NEX line of cameras.
The Sony NEX-6 will be available in November with the 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 powered zoom lens for $1000. It will also be available as a body-only option for $850. You can order the NEX-6 here at B&H Photo.
The SELP 16-50mm power zoom lens will be available in January for $350. Check availability here at B&H Photo.
The SEL 35mm f/1.8 lens will be available in November for $450. Check availability here at B&H Photo.
The SEL 10-18mm zoom lens will be available in November for $850. Check availability here at B&H Photo.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
At this point, the official announcement of Sony cameras this week will be a little unsurprising; however, it still looks to be a heck of a product lineup for Sony.
We also get a little better look at the EVF placement and the ISO standard hot shoe atop the NEX-6.
As a refresher, the expected spec list is below. [Read more…]