This book is an entire guide to using the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III camera. With this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX10 III with a manual covering all aspects of the camera’s operation. Using an educational-like strategy, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX10 III, and explains when and why to use the camera’s many features.
The book provides details concerning the camera’s shooting modes as well as its menu alternate options for shooting, playback, setup, and special effects. The book covers all features of the RX10 III that are new for this model, including its high-quality zoom lens with a reach of 600mm; its Zoom Aid feature, which lets a photographer instantly pull back the zoom lens for a large view before zooming back to a telephoto shot; and its extra controls, including A spotlight Hold button on the side of the lens and a 0.33 Custom button, which is available for programming by the user.
The book includes more than 450 color photographs that illustrate the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images include examples of photographs taken using the RX10 III’s Scene mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, and motion shots; and its Creative Style And movie Effect menu alternate options, with settings for altering the look of images.
The book additionally provides introductions to topics such as street photography and infrared photography, and includes details on using the camera’s Wi-Fi features for transferring images to a smartphone or tablet, or controlling the camera from such a tool.
The book includes a full discussion of the video features of the RX10 III, which can shoot HD and 4K (ultra-HD) movies, with manual control of exposure and focus right through movie recording. The book explains the camera’s a lot of features for professional-level videography, including Picture Profiles that permit adjustment of settings such as gamma curve, black level, knee, and detail. The book describes the steps for recording 4K video to an external video recorder using the “clean” video output from the camera’s HDMI port.
In three appendices, the book discusses add-ons for the RX10 III, including cases, power sources, remote controls, microphones and external flash units, and includes a listing of websites and other resources for extra assistance. The book includes an appendix with “quick tips” on how to take talents of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.
This guide to the RX10 III includes an in depth index, so the reader can quickly find needed assistance about any particular feature or aspect of the camera.