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Advanced Techniques

Now it’s time to begin exploring some of the advanced techniques your a7 III has that enable you to get stunning shots that will have your family, friends, and colleagues asking you, “How did you do that?” These more advanced techniques deserve an entire book of their own, but there is plenty of room in this chapter to introduce you to some clever things you can do with your a7 III.

Exploring Ultra-Fast Exposures

Fast shutter speeds (such as 1/1,000th second) can stop action because they capture only a tiny slice of time: a high-jumper frozen in mid-air, perhaps. The Sony a7 III has a top shutter speed of 1/8,000th second for ambient light exposures. Electronic flash can also freeze motion by virtue of its extremely short ...

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