a3000

a3000

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As an entry-level "dSLR-style" camera, the a3000 features all of the ease of a compact point-n-shoot with the versatility of more complex camera. Sony has given the a3000 its intelligent auto shooting mode, so that you can just point-n-shoot without worrying about the camera settings. This setting will take care of everything for you, including choosing a scene mode for your current situation. 





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Superior Auto takes the iAuto function one step further. This mode will use the camera's multi-shot capabilities to produce the best images in the most difficult situations.





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Program mode is still an automatic shooting mode, but the camera gives some of the control to the photographer. Here you get control over most of the shooting settings, allowing you some creativity, while the camera still handles the shutter speed and aperture for you based on your settings.





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a3000 Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur.





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Sony's Sweep Panorama shooting mode allows you to capture panoramic scenes by just pressing the shutter and panning the camera. There is no work to be done later on a computer, the camera does all of the work for you. 





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The 4-way controller allows you to navigate the menu systems and make your selections. It also acts as a shortcut to the ISO, exposure compensation, burst modes and also changes the amount of information that is shown on the LCD screen. 





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Rec Menu:
  • Drive Mode - Single, continuous (burst), Speed Priority Continuous, Self-timer, Self-Timer 3 images, Bracketing
  • Flash Mode - Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear sync., Slow sync.
  • AF/MF Select - Choose Autofocus or Manual focus mode
  • Autofocus Area - Multi Point AF, Center Weighted AF, Flexible Spot AF
  • Autofocus mode - Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Direct Manual Focus, Manual Focus
  • Tracking Focus - Tracks a subject that is near the screen's center
  • Zoom - Changes magnification with some lenses (not available with 16-50mm power-zoom lens)
  • Face Detection - On, Off, Register Faces
  • Face Registration - Saves face data and gives them priority
  • Smile Shutter - On or Off
  • Auto Object Framing - Automatically saves an image with optimum composition based the rule of thirds
  • Soft Skin Effect - The camera softens the skin of your subjects, various levels available
  • Shooting Tip List - Enter the shooting advice menu which has 80 tips from Pros
  • LCD Display - Choose the information shown on the LCD screen
  • Finder Display - Choose the information shown in the Viewfinder
  • DISP Button - Choose the screens that are available to you when pressing DISP button





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Image quality menu:
  • Image size - 20M L, 10M M, 5M S
  • Aspect Ratio - 16:9 or 3:2
  • Quality - JPEG (Fine or Standard), RAW + JPEG
  • Panorama Image Size - Select the size of Panoramic Images
  • Panorama Direction - Set the Direction for shooting
  • Movie File Format - AVCHD or MP4
  • Movie Image Size - AVCHD:  60i 24M FX,  60i 17M FH, 24p 24M FX, 60i 24M FX, 60i 17M FH





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Brightness/Color menu:
  • Exposure Compensation - ±2EV (1/3 EV increments)
  • ISO - Auto or manually selectable from 100 to 25,600
  • White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent Warm, Fluorescent Cool, Fluorescent Day White, Fluorescent Daylight, Flash, Color Temp and Custom
  • Metering Mode - Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
  • Flash Compensation - ±2EV (1/3 EV increments)
  • DRO/Auto HDR - D-R Off, DRO Auto, HDR Auto
  • Picture Effect - Off, Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization, Retro, Soft High-key, Partial Color, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich Tone Monochrome, Miniature
  • Creative Style - Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, B/W

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