Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX100 III: Getting the Most from Sony's Pocketable Digital Camera

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This book is a complete guide to using the Sony DSC-RX100 III camera, one of the most advanced, but still pocketable, cameras available. With the publication of this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX100 III with a manual covering all aspects of the camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX100 III, and explains when and why to use the camera’s features.

The book provides details about the camera’s numerous shooting modes as well as its menu options for shooting, playback, setup, and special effects. The book covers all of the new features of the RX100 III, including its unique pop-up electronic viewfinder, tilting LCD screen, built-in neutral density filter, and enhanced capabilities for camera control and image transfer over a wireless network.

The book includes more than 400 color photographs that illustrate the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images also provide examples of the photographs that can be taken using the RX100 III’s Scene shooting mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, and action shots; the Creative Style and Picture Effect menu options, with a variety of settings for altering the appearance of images; and the camera’s features for continuous shooting and shooting in dim lighting.

In addition, the book provides introductions to more advanced topics such as infrared photography, astrophotography, and digiscoping.

The book includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the RX100 III, which can shoot high-definition (HD) video with stereo sound, and which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording as well as an upgraded video format, XAVC S.

In three appendices, the book provides information about accessories for the RX100 III, including cases, external flash units, and filter adapters, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with “quick tips” on how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.

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The book contains more than 450 color photographs showing the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The book includes photographs taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings; the Creative Control mode picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s features for burst shooting and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions.

 

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White Knight Press
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Aug 19, 2014
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493
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9781937986278
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English
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