Sony SLT-A58

Announced Feb 20, 2013 •
20 megapixels | 2.7 screen
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I've just upgraded from my A580 to a A77ii and I'm still finding my way through the new functionality. With my A580, I loved Focus Check Live View which lifted the mirror (ah, that old SLR design!) and allowed me to zoom in to fine tune focus. With the A77ii, it has a "Zoom" capability but that doesn't work when I shoot RAW (which I do). Initially, I was very disappointed but then I discovered that there is a "Focus Magnifier" functionality that I can assign to the button. Phew. But what is...
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Hello, I am looking to stream video to my computer or make my sony a58 to make it work as a webcam.. Is it possible to do so?  I also have a Panasonic FZ100 which has an analog output cord, which can be used i believe by using a capture card(easycap to be precise).. But Sony provides only HDMI cable, is there any other way to do it? PLEASE HELP!
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Is there any way to disable the flashes on the histogram display of the A58 when playing back images? TIA Axel
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I dont have much knowledge about DSLRs/SLRs but i'm looking to buy one to gain more knowledge about them. I had shortlisted Nikon D3300 to buy but when i went to buy it the sales representative suggested me to have a look at Sony A58. Now I know everything about their cuts and all but some of the features he told me about Sony, I found will suit my need more. Features such as, more FPS on live view, better low light images and better auto focus on LV and Video. I'm looking to buy one mainly...
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I am new to the DSLR photography but have done decent work previously with point and shoot camera's. And so, I am looking forward to buy my first DSLR/SLT very soon. Following are the list of my questions: [1] After my own set of research with the help of internet videos and various forums, I have come down to short listing two camera's: # Nikon D3300 # Sony a58 I am getting both these camera's at approx 500$ which is pretty much my limit for camera. Although various other options are: #...
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Hello. I accidently(more or less) inserted a normal micro-usb cable into the dc-in plub on the camera. the other end of the usb cable was plugged into a usbadapter to recharge phones from a normal wallmounted powerplug. to my surprise that knocked out the camera.... then i started investigating the camera a bit more, it looks like the dc-in isnt entirely a microusb plug... but i ask myself two questions. 1. what is the point of making a dc-in powerplug on the camera that perfectly fits a...
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Hey everyone, I am going to buy my first DSLR. I zeroed in on the Canon 600d, but someone just confused me with the Sony A58. Can someone clear up this for me? Also, if i go for Sony will the lens be costly if I plan to buy additional ones later.
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By: sai krishna (3 months ago)
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Hello dpreview world friends/experts/... I am a Software Engineer and my passion was photography and I want to start my passion now.I had tried for selecting a DSLR camera for a beginner and I really don't know "what to consider and what not to consider"while buying and I read all the articles and sorted some of the DSLR cameras for beginners1.Nikkon D5200 2.Sony A58 3.Nikkon D3300 4.canon EOS 1200D 5.Nikkon D3200These are the models that I choose from different reviews and different...
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Hi can I ask how do you switch on the "DR" setting?  It seems to be in the off position and I can't switch it on? im guessing I'm settings that I have set up it has disabled the "DR" setting. thanks lw
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Hi everyone after just purchasing my new camera, I just need to ask the long term alpha users as to the best step up faster short zoom lens, I have the kit lens and the 55-300 and the 35mm f1.8.  Just looking to add as the above short zoom slight faster lens,  I read previous posts recommending a few different lens just need some opinions please. i have approx £400-500 and it will be used as my go to lens for every day picture taking. thanks in advance lw
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