The Sony Alpha DSLR-A580 and A560 are innovative new, mid-level dSLR models that will replace the A550 and A500 models. They are the first from Sony to include full HDTV video as well as sophisticated features such as 7 frames-per-second continuous shooting and Sweep Panorama, 16.7 (A580) and 14.6 (A560) megapixel resolutions.
David Busch's SONY ALPHA DSLR-A580/A560 Guide to Digital Photography shows students how, when and why to use all the cool features, controls and functions of both the A580 and A560 to take great photographs of anything. Introductory chapters will help them get comfortable with the basics of their camera before they dive right into exploring creative ways to apply A580 and A560 file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure and automatic exposure features. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so they'll quickly learn how to use their A580 or A560 and use it like a pro.