Full-frame DSLR with Translucent Mirror Technology and Dual AF system
AF-D (depth) continuous autofocus mode* utilizes the Dual AF system for
wider and more dense coverage of the frame, significantly improving AF
performance with fast or erratically moving subjects against complex
backgrounds. Additionally, during movie shooting, AF Duration control
provides reliable depth focusing information and ensures that the camera
maintains proper focus on its subject when objects or people cross the
A new AF range control allows photographers to
manually select foreground and background distance to which the AF
system will not respond, especially useful for shooting fast moving
sports or animals through a nearby wire mesh or in front of a complex
background that commonly distracts camera AF systems.
Crafted for Videographers and Movie-makers
new α99 camera's video capabilities build on Sony's expertise in
developing professional motion picture cameras, combining the unmatched
resolving power and sensitivity of the full-frame sensor with several
advanced features optimized for professional video production.
flagship α99 model is the first full-frame DSLR to offer Full HD
60p/24p progressive video recording to meet AVCHD™ Version 2.0
specifications and Full-time Continuous AF Movie mode, allowing smooth,
non-stop tracking of moving subjects. Other enhancements include
real-time Full HD video output via HDMI®, and uninterrupted 'dual-card'
recording using both of the camera's media slots.
convenience while shooting video, a new silent, programmable
multi-control dial on the front of the camera body allows silent
adjustment of common settings during shooting including exposure
compensation, ISO sensitivity, shutter speed, aperture and much more.
camera's audio features are designed to meet the demanding needs of
serious videographers. An audio level display and adjustable audio
record levels are joined by a headphone jack for accurate in-the-field
monitoring. Additionally, the multi-interface shoe provides balance
audio input for the optional XLR-K1M adaptor kit, which adds a
high-quality mono shotgun microphone and pro-standard XLR connections
for dependable audio acquisition
Uncompromised Handling for Advanced Photographers
camera's XGA OLED Tru-Finder™ viewfinder offers 100% frame coverage on
the viewfinder screen with exceptional brightness, contrast, clarity and
resolution, ensuring a detail-packed view of the desired scene and
subject. The unique electronic viewfinder will also maintain a 100%
field of view with DT lenses that are optimized for APS-C sensor
cameras, converting the angle of view automatically for image recording