Upping the ante in the art and science of photography are gizmos such as this interchangeable lens camera here -. the Alpha SLT-A33. This baby uses r The tech allows the cam to shoot up to 7 frames a second at resolution and also enables real-time phase-detect autofocus. hat's better is thatthe latter is even available in the movie mode. Larger in size than Sony's mirrorless NEX models, the A33 is eSlzeofa small DSLR, and comes with an A-mount 18-55mm kit ns, while also being compatible with the other A-mount lenses a ailable. There's a 14.2-meg Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor inside, aongwith a host of yummy features that would make any photog fill buckets of drool faster than you can say cheese. Notable amongst tneseare a full-time live view on the 3-inch swivel LCD, full HD video recording coupled with mini HDMI-out. RAW support. and real-time phase-detect autofocus. Also on board are features like 3D Sweep Panorama, Auto High Dynamic range and Handheld TWilight modes. All these combine several images to form a single image.
While the high-res tilt LCD allows you to take shots from tricky angles, you can also use the EVF to frame your shots. From the large mode dial, the dedicated movie capture key, and a separate key to control dynamic range - the placement of all controls is simple and Intuitive. Ditto with the ease of use of the menus, although a slight niggle is that the review button doesn't display stills and videos together - you have to use the menu key to switch. The image quality is very good - the pics are sharp and quite Impressive. The HD videos are pristine as well. This is an extremely compelling camera for its speed and the features it offers.