Chapter 12: Making Movies

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Introduction

The Sony NEX-6 is a hybrid that is capable of taking excellent still pictures and movies. As such, it allows you to carry one camera to do two tasks. To switch from taking still shots to shooting movies is as easy as pressing the Movie button to begin recording (figure 12-1). Moreover, the movies are of excellent quality and can be played on HDTVs or recorded to DVD discs.

In this chapter, we introduce the movie operation of the Sony NEX-6 and approach the topic at a beginner’s level for users who are more familiar with still photography. We also provide an explanation of file formats and the commands that ...

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