Sony SLT-A58

Announced Feb 20, 2013 •
20 megapixels | 2.7 screen
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Hey guys, I currently use my Sony alpha a58 with the 18-55 F/3.5-5.6 kit lens at 1080p 23.96 fps. I am using a DIY lighting setup, 4- 5500K light bulbs in those workshop clamp lights, so no diffusers on them. I've heard many people say they shoot their video at ISO 200 and 1/60 shutter speed but they're using a fixed aperture lens. I just went to ISO 200 and 1/60 shutter speed on my camera to see what it would produce but it drops the aperture to F/14. Then I went to ISO 200 and 1/800 shutter...
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Hey guys,  I currently use my Sony alpha a58 with the 18-55 F/3.5-5.6 kit lens at 1080p 23.96 fps. I am using a DIY lighting setup, 4- 5500K light bulbs in those workshop clamp lights, so no diffusers on them. I've heard many people say they shoot their video at ISO 200 and 1/60 shutter speed but they're using a fixed aperture lens. I just went to ISO 200 and 1/60 shutter speed on my camera to see what it would produce but it drops the aperture to F/14. Then I went to ISO 200 and 1/800...
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There are so many options out there and it is just not that possible to see every bag that I am looking at in person. I've been searching online for a while now. I would like to know any opinions/suggestions for a backpack to hold my 15.4" rMBP, Sony alpha a58, GoPro, cables, an extra lens, and tripod (not necessary). I'm looking in the price range up to $100 but would prefer around $60-70. Thank you for any suggestions in advance!
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Anybody has a58 with Tamron 18-200? Could you post pictures or a link to pictures taken with this gear?
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Does a58 have internal memery for images? How many MB ? There is no info in the manual. When one inserts the SDHC card, will a58 automatically switch  over to save images on the card?
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Hi, I've no doubt that this question has been asked before but 'm still wondering about a possible solution. The A58 manual (p108) describes the standard way to lock autofocus in order to focus and recompose. Before I bought the cam I saw in the manual that it's possible to assign [AF lock] to the AEL button or ISO button, by doing so can you lock the focus by pressing these buttons in autofocus mode. Works for me, I thought. Alas, these buttons just work like a half-press of the shutter,...
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Which is an overall better camera for short film making? Whats important? Auto focus ,manual focus, 4K resolution, quality and all. Please help me out I'm new so I am depending on someone to help me with this decision. Currently I have the Nikon  D5100 Is the lead because of low light shooting. Thank you all for you help in advance.
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I really want a better eyepiece/cup for my A58. I wear glasses and in strong sunlight, I have to wear a peaked cap to shade my eyes. Must be something out there to extend the standard eyepiece?
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Hi! I'm not a professional photographer and till now I'm using Olympus gears. I would like to upgrade my gear buying a pro or semi-pro gear what can give me professional results. I'm interested in Sony or Pentax because they are sensor shift stabilised and that's good for me because I like using old fast prime lenses. But I'm quite confused. I like shooting portrait, landscapes and architecture, indoor and outdoor. First I was interested in Pentax K-5 but after I looked at Pentax K-50 and I...
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Hey guys. I have the option right now to acquire a brand new sealed in box DSLR-A100K kit for $275. Is this a better option than a SLT-A58? I know the A100 is old...but apparently the A58 had so many corners cut, I am thinking the A100 might be the better camera. I do not need video btw, and I want to use the viewfinder, so the lack of liveview on the A100 does not bother me. So, which of the two has better picture quality?
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