The Sony A77 is a new interchangeable lens camera that uses Translucent Mirror Technology to offer high-speed shooting: the mirror splits the optical pathway between the main image sensor and a separate phase-detection autofocus sensor, allowing a simplified design that enables the camera to be physically smaller. Author David Taylor gives an authoritative guide to using this versatile camera, with hints and tips to help you get the best from its many functions.Unleash the potential of your camera with a dedicated and comprehensive full colour guide. Each title in The Expanded Guide series focuses on a semi-professional or professional model from a leading manufacturer and tackles the entire system, including accessories, lenses and add-ons. So much more than just manuals, these pocket-sized and durable books are written in clear, jargon-free text by experts who actually use the cameras in the field. Also included is a quick reference guide.