Sony A7 III, A7R III, A9 Landscape Settings

Since moving to Wales and the country side, landscape photography has become one of my favourite genre, and the dynamism of the ever changing light of this country give me plenty of opportunities.

Sony makes excellent sensors with great dynamic range, which means that cameras such as the Sony A7 III are excellent for landscape photography, and other models like the A7R III and A7R IV give you a large amount of resolution to work with.

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Sony A7 III, A7R III, A9 Best Photography Settings

To take a good photograph, there are really only three settings you need to worry about: aperture, shutter speed and ISO, which are also known as the exposure triangle. Actually, we could be lazier then that by rotating the main dial to Auto, letting the camera pick all the settings and simply concentrating on the composition as we do with smartphones.

Dig a little deeper however, and you’ll see that your A7 camera has a plethora of settings, many of which are related to photography and image quality.

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Sony A7 III, A7R III, A9 Viewfinder and Display Settings

The third and fourth generation A7 cameras, as well as the A9 series, have a built-in viewfinder and a tilting LCD screen on the rear with touch capabilities. There are several settings you can configure to get the most out of your EVF and monitor. Let’s take a look at them.

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Sony A7 III, A7R III, A9 Memory Card Set-up

The most recent Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras have two memory card slots. This allows you to set up your cards in various ways. For example you can have your Sony A7 III write to both cards, or use slot 2 to record just certain types of files.

In this article, I’m going to guide you through all the settings, what they mean and how to configure the Sony A7 series dual card slot. If you want to know which cards I recommend for your A7 / A9 model, check out our dedicated article below.

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Sony A7 III, A7R III, A9 Menu and Button Set-up Guide

When you turn on your Sony A7 camera for the first time, you’ll notice that there is an extensive and somewhat confusing menu system with multiple pages and some terminology that isn’t easy to understand at first. I sometimes find myself having to refer to the user manual even today, despite having owned and worked with Sony full-frame products for many years.

In this article, I’m going to guide you through some useful tips and explain how to customise the camera so that accessing your favourite functions becomes much less of a hassle.

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