Chapter 11: Recording Movies



The Sony A77 is a hybrid, capable of taking both 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 11-1). 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 A77 and approach the topic at a beginning level for users who are more familiar with still photography. We also provide an explanation of file formats as well as the commands ...

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