Sony A500 and A550

Sony A500 and A550

by David Taylor
     
 
Sony's A500 (12.3-megapixel) and A550 (14.2-megapixel) are intermediate digital SLR cameras that have APS-C high-resolution image sensors and in-camera image stabilization. Their Quick AF Live View combines the benefits of live image preview with high-speed autofocus and rapid continuous shooting (the A500 offers up to 5fps, and the A550 is capable of 7fps), allowing

Overview

Sony's A500 (12.3-megapixel) and A550 (14.2-megapixel) are intermediate digital SLR cameras that have APS-C high-resolution image sensors and in-camera image stabilization. Their Quick AF Live View combines the benefits of live image preview with high-speed autofocus and rapid continuous shooting (the A500 offers up to 5fps, and the A550 is capable of 7fps), allowing fast-moving action to be captured. Both cameras also include the following features: a 3-inch LCD screen that can be tilted up or down for easy viewing when holding the camera in awkward positions; SteadyShotâ„¢ INSIDE for clearer pictures when shooting handheld; the facility to connect to any HD-Ready TV for viewing images and control by TV remote when connected to any compatible BRAVIAâ„¢ television.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906672782
Publisher:
Ammonite Press
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
The Expanded Guide Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

David Taylor is an award-winning landscape and travel photographer, born and raised in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear. His work has taken him all over the world, but away from his photographic career David lives on an exposed hill, overlooking the market town of Hexham in Northumberland, UK.

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