For umteen years now in order to photograph a subject i had to bring the camera to my face to shoot them. If i wanted image stabilized i had to spend 3 times the amount to buy a lens.
Those days are officially over. Now Sony that Rhymes with Baloney LOL came out with a camera that is going to Revolutionize the camera industry.
The Sony A77 is a prosumer camera that has a metal body not plastic. Has an electronic viewfinder like non other. Has a built in 1.4x to 2x teleconverter
( Jpeg only) Has 3 user friendly custom settings. Has built in HDR processing. Can shoot up to 12 fps. Can deliver up to 5 frames for hdr brackets up to 07 ev.
Has Some interesting 3d, panoramic tools and b&W settings to play with. Also has night shooting tools to work with. There are many more tools that will make the Sony A77 shooting pictures enjoyable but for me the lcd screen offers a tilt screen from the bottom that can be adjusted up top or looking downward with Image stabilizer built right into the body. No longer do i need to bring the camera to my face. I can shoot look down @ the lcd screen compose shoot without freaking people out. The new added feature that will make photography enjoyable and add more things to photograph as well ( street photography. Here's an ex. i took @ a convention ctr.
This photo was taken using picture effects( Rich tone mono)