Getting a Digital SLR camera opens you up to a bigger world photography. With its extensive range of settings, you can now calibrate much more just before you press the shutter.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Sony α 68 + 18-55mm will satisfy your needs.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the α 68 + 18-55mm is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 79 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the α 68 + 18-55mm does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.
Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Sony device is a very good option!
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony α 68 + 18-55mm is a great companion to have.
High definition entertainment - While shooting a variety of scenes for your next release, this camera has you covered due to the (23.5 x 15.6 mm mm image sensor it houses.
Whether its a simple photo of a star constellation or advanced shot of planet trails, you'll need a camera that supports a RAW file setting and the ability change lens to suit you situation. Fortunately, the Sony α 68 + 18-55mm actually has both capabilities.
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony α 68 + 18-55mm makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony α 68 + 18-55mm comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 23.5 x 15.6 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony α 68 + 18-55mm, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the α 68 + 18-55mm is a breeze.
When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Sony is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
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|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.5-5.6|
|Camera File System||DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3|
|Eye Relief||26.5 mm|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, RAW|
|Scene Modes||Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 10 s|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Hi-speed sync, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Auto Focus (AF) Lock||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||79|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 12800, 25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Correction||±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||AUTO (Intelligent Auto/Superior Auto), Scene Selection, Sweep Panorama, Continuous Advance Priority AE, Movie, Programmed AE, Aperture priority, Shutter-speed priority, Manual, Memory recall|
|Light Metering||Multi-segment, Spot, Center weighted|
|Camera Shutter Speed||30 - 1/4000 s|
|Camera Shutter Type||Electronic|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Shutter Speed (photo)||30 - 1/4000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, PAL|
|Camcorder Media Type||Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AC-3, LPCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Microphone Port - Size||3.5|
|Digital Zoom||8 x|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||27 - 82.5 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||18 - 55 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Sony A|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||8/7|
|Maximum Aperture Number||5.6|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||82.5 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.5|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||27 mm|
|Number Of Diaphragm Blades||7|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||2.7 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460800 pixels|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Diopter Adjustment (D-D)||-4 - 3|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.39 "|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||23.5 x 15.6 mm|
|Total Megapixels||24.8 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Battery Charger Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (including Battery)||675 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||6000 x 4000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||6000 x 4000, 4240 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 1688, 8192 x 1, 856, 3872 x 2160, 12416 x 1856, 5536 x 2160|