Advanced Video Features

As I’ve noted several times in this book, the a7 III boasts professional-level video features not found in most consumer- or even some pro-oriented digital still cameras. Many of those looking for the best Sony camera for video may prefer a dedicated camcorder, like the Sony VG30 Handycam (about $2,700), which uses E-mount lenses, or the 4K-capable Sony AX1 Professional Handycam ($4,500), which has a fixed 20X zoom lens. Even so, the a7 III is no slacker when it comes to capturing clips that can be assembled into polished video productions.

This chapter will introduce you to some of the most important concepts you’ll need to learn as you continue your educational journey toward professional cinematography. Some of ...

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