Explore the

Step 1 of 2

Create your profile to get all your Alpha Program notifications in one convenient location.

The Basics

Must contain at least 8 characters, an uppercase character, a lowercase character, a number and a symbol.
By joining the Alpha Universe community, you agree to the Terms and the Sony Electronics Inc. Privacy Policy and certify that you are a U.S. resident. (CA Privacy Notice).

Personalize Your Profile

Step 2 of 2

Create your profile to get all your Alpha Program notifications in one convenient location.

Your Specialty *

(Select All That Apply)

I am a... *

(Select All That Apply)


What kind of camera(s) do you shoot with? *

(Select All That Apply)

How to take great pictures with your Sony Camera! With Glenn Weinfeld in San Francisco

Would you like to take exciting and interesting photographs? Experience creative tools inside your Sony camera that will change the way you take pictures! See just how easy it is to take panoramic and High Dynamic Range (HDR) photographs. Sony will also show you some pretty neat Artistic Effects like partial color/ BW, color posterization, retro photo, miniature and more. You can even use your smartphone as a remote control to take pictures and you can use apps installed right on your camera like time lapse, photo editing and star trails.

Transform your snapshots into photographs with this informative and inspiring class presented by Sony digital imaging experts. During this three hour course you’ll learn digital photography essentials, the basics of your Sony cameras, and how to utilize compositional techniques that make a photograph memorable. Come take this first step to getting the most from your Sony camera investment.

This course covers the following translucent mirror cameras (SLT): a99, a77 II, a58, all mirrorless cameras, (a5000, a5100, a6000, a7, a7R, a7S) and RX100 I, RX100 II, RX100 III.

In the course we will cover:
Story Telling
Lens Fundamentals
DSLR Basics: Buttons, knobs, attaching lens, etc.
Mode Dial Explained
Photo 101: Exposure fundamentals (aperture, shutter speed, ISO)
Using P/A/S/M for more creative control
Camera Functions: Autofocus, Metering, etc.
Menu Options
Banner image