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Sony Alpha Camera Tips and Tutorials For Beginners

Here are Meta’s Sony Alpha Camera Tips and Tutorials For Beginners you can use to take Better Sony Alpha Photos.

• Level Horizons – There’s nothing worse than a Landscape Photography with a tilted horizon. To get the Best Level Horizons, turn on the Grid Option.

• Use Manual Focus – Auto Focus takes an average focus of the entire image, but for sharper photos, use Manual Focus. Tap on the screen to focus on an area in the Foreground, Middle Ground or Background. Once focused, you can also manually adjust the exposure on the screen. Turn on Focus Peaking in Sony Alpha Camera.

• Sharper Photos – Keep the camera very still when taking a photo. Use a Small Tripod and Clamp, plus an Sony Remote Control, as not to bump or shake the camera while shooting.

• Tripod and Sony Remote Control – For TimeLapses and Slow Shutter Shots, such as Waterfalls, Lakes and Streams, you should use a Tripod and an Sony Remote Control. This eliminates any movement when you press the Shutter Button on the Sony Digital Camera.

• Camera Filters – Circular Polarizing Filters can help reduce reflections on wet surfaces. ND Filters are required for Long Exposures (1/2 S –2 S), such as smoothing a Waterfall, Lake or Stream.

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Sony Alpha Camera TipsMacro Photography Tip – Meta carries many different lights when shooting Macro Photography. Something as simple as a Powerful Pocket LED Flashlight can be used to light up dark Macro Subjects. Small LED Lights can also be mounted on Small Tripods to provide additional side or back lighting.

Macro Photography Tips

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Learn How To Photograph Macro Photography On Sony Alpha Cameras

Camera: Sony a77 II Digital Camera
Lens: Minolta AF 100mm ƒ/2.8 Macro Lens
ISO: ISO 100
Shutter Speed: 1/125th
White Balance: AWB
Photo Format: RAW
Filter: HOYA 55mm Circular Polarizing Filter
Remote Control: Use an Sony Remote Control in Burst Mode

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Camera: Sony a77 II Digital Camera
Lens: Minolta AF 50mm ƒ/1.4 Lens
ISO: ISO 1600
Shutter Speed: 1/8000th (Fast Enough To Freeze Hummingbird Wings)
White Balance: AWB
Photo Format: RAW
Filter: HOYA 49mm Circular Polarizing Filter
Remote Control: Use an Sony Remote Control in Burst Mode

Landscape Photography Tips

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Camera: Sony a77 II Digital Camera
Lens: Minolta AF 24mm ƒ/2.8 Lens
ISO: ISO 100
Shutter Speed: 1/250th
White Balance: AWB
Photo Format: RAW
Filter: HOYA 55mm Circular Polarizing Filter

Astrophotography Tips

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Camera: Sony a77 II Digital Camera
Lens: Minolta AF 20mm ƒ/2.8 Lens
ISO: ISO 2500
Shutter Speed: 17 Seconds – Bulb Mode
White Balance: AWB
Format: RAW
Fast Shooting: Off
Image Stabilization: Off
Filter: HOYA 72mm Red Starscape Filter – Reduces Urban Light Pollution
Remote Control: Sony Remote Control to Manually Open and Close the Shutter

Waterfalls Photography Tips

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Learn How To Photograph Waterfalls On Sony Alpha Cameras

Camera: Sony a77 II Digital Camera
Lens: Minolta AF 50mm ƒ/1.4 Lens
ISO: ISO 100
Shutter Speed: 1/2 S to 1 S (Slow Enough To Blur Waterfalls)
White Balance: AWB
Photo Format: RAW
Filter: HOYA 49mm NDx8 Filter
Remote Control: Use an Sony Remote Control

Wildlife Photography Tips

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Learn How To Photograph Wildlife On Sony Alpha Cameras

Camera: Sony a77 II Digital Camera
Lens: Minolta AF 28–135mm ƒ/4.0–4.5 Lens
ISO: ISO 100
Shutter Speed: 1/2000th (Fast Enough To Freeze Any Action)
White Balance: AWB
Photo Format: RAW
Filter: HOYA 72mm Circular Polarizing Filter
Remote Control: Use an Sony Remote Control in Burst Mode

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