The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful.
Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony ILCE-7 camera would suit you adequately.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the ILCE-7 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 117 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony ILCE-7 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
The Sony ILCE-7, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities.
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 ILCE-7 is a great companion to have.
Capture the drama - This Sony camera is is good partner for your craft. Filming in different situations requires a really good Image sensor and this camera packs one that measures at 35.8 x 23.9 mm mm which works very well for your needs.
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.
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the ILCE-7 is a really good choice.
Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the ILCE-7.
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 35.8 x 23.9 mm(mm) sensor size, the Sony ILCE-7, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
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 ILCE-7 is a breeze.
From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 35.8 x 23.9 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Sony has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.
Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the ILCE-7 will cater for your outdoor needs.
It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, RAW|
|Multi Burst Mode||Yes|
|Scene Modes||Anti Motion Blur, Hand-held Twilight, Landscape, Macro, Night portrait, Night scene, Portrait, Sports action, Sunset|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||3 s|
|Shooting Modes||Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Sensitivity priority, Shutter priority|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Underwater|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)|
|Flash Metering Modes||Wireless triggering|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Hi-speed sync, Pre-flash, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/250 s|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||117|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||Auto|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Centre weighted Auto Focus, Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Flexible Spot Auto Focus|
|Normal Focusing Range||0.3 - 3 m|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||50 - 25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||50|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 3 EV (1/2 EV; 1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot|
|Camera Shutter Speed||1/4 - 1/8000 s|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/8000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Shutter Speed (photo)||30 - 1/8000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2|
|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||AAC LC, AC3|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Headphone Output Type||3.5mm|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||8 x|
|Lens Mount Interface||Sony E|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Diagonal||3 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||921600 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Diopter Adjustment (D-D)||-4.0 - +3.0m|
|Viewfinder Screen Size||0.5 "|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||35.8 x 23.9 mm|
|Total Megapixels||24.7 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||D|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||340 shots|
|Power Source Type||AC, Battery|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Cables Included||DC, Micro-USB|
|Wrist Strap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (including Battery)||474 g|
|Mac Operating Systems Supported||Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion|
|Windows Operating Systems Supported||Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ult|
|Maximum Image Resolution||6000 x 4000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2000, 1968 x 1312|