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Sony A7 Mark II Series Fast Start

John Greengo

Sony A7 Mark II Series Fast Start

John Greengo

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1 Class Introduction Duration:05:40
2 Sony A7 Mark II: Overview Duration:15:53
3 Photography Basics Duration:07:36
4 Basic Controls Duration:08:12
5 Panorama Controls Duration:04:44
7 Custom Key Settings Duration:06:27
8 Focus Area Duration:08:45
9 Multi Interface Shoe Duration:02:31
10 Back Side: Navigation Duration:11:02
11 Function Button: Modes Duration:22:40
12 Display Options Duration:10:18
14 Bottom and Front: Navigation Duration:03:45
15 Sony Lens Options Duration:15:37
16 Camera Menu: 1 Duration:09:29
17 Camera Menu: 2 Duration:06:01
18 Camera Menu: 3 Duration:02:42
19 Camera Menu: 4 Duration:05:02
20 Camera Menu: 5 Duration:08:31
21 Camera Menu: 6 Duration:08:46
22 Camera Menu: 7 Duration:11:32
23 Camera Menu: 8 Duration:05:39
24 Camera Menu: 9 Duration:07:16
25 Custom Set-Up: 1 Duration:04:42
26 Custom Set-Up: 2 Duration:05:33
27 Custom Set-Up: 3 Duration:09:19
28 Custom Set-Up: 4 Duration:04:24
29 Custom Set-Up: 5 Duration:09:35
30 Custom Set-Up: 6 Duration:03:53
31 Custom Set-Up: 7 Duration:07:12
32 Custom Set-Up: 8 Duration:02:41
33 Wireless Options Duration:03:44
34 Application and Play Menus Duration:17:42
35 Set-Up Menu: 1-6 Duration:16:01
36 Camera Operation Duration:09:21

Class Description

Learn how to get the most out of your Sony® A7 Mark II series camera. Whether you've chosen the Sony A7R Mark II, the Sony A7S Mark II, or the Sony A7 Mark II, this class will give you in-depth instruction on your camera’s critical functions. 

John will guide you through the features, menus, and buttons on your camera, giving you the confidence you need to take pictures like a pro. You’ll learn about: 

  • The features, menus, and buttons on all 3 Sony models 
  • How to use the cameras in different shooting situations 
  • Maximizing the use of the cameras 

This in-depth class will help everyone from amateurs to professionals, get the most out of the incredible Sony® A7 Mark II series cameras. 


a Creativelive Student

INCREDIBLE Class! I couldn't find anything on the internet that truly explained this camera, explained what it can and can't do and what accessories would work with it. I have had my Sony A7II for awhile now, but was so overwhelmed by it, I rarely even took it out of its case. It was just easier to use my Canon 5D III. After this class, I am so excited to finally practice with and use my Sony. John is an incredible teacher. He is thorough, professional, fun and knowledgeable! Buying this class was the best investment!!! I feel like I just got the gift of a new camera because I can finally use my Sony!!! Thanks John and Thanks Creative Live!!!

Enrique Vega

I stored my Sony A7II for more than a year since I've been Canon's user for 7 years and I felt unsure of taking this new camera which implied a different menu system, different functions, a little bit intimidating. Finally, I took a bit of valor, put my camera next to the computer monitor for then start watching this guide and I spent a great time actually. I'm amazed at how helpful and clear is the sequence of the chapters. It was enough to get to chapter ten to know all the basic controls and start taking pictures with an equivalent confidence of my good old Canon, or even better since in the chapter 8th I learned how accurate and easy to use is the focusing system, either, manual or auto (For stills I've always used manual focusing). Very informative, enjoyable and now I became a new fan of the mirrorless cameras, at the point that I'm considering to buy another two :D


John is an excellent teacher! In fact his Fundamentals of Digital Photography 2014 was the first ever class I watched on CreativeLive, and since then I'm in love with his teaching style as well as with CreativeLive! I bought my Sony A7II in March 2015 and when I found out that John is giving a class on it I was very excited! As I expected I learnt many secrets about my camera which I had been using for 9 months already. For example about the option of focusing on the eyes, setting the buttons, making panoramas etc. The camera is still smarter than me I must admit. I am enjoying my Sony even more now since after the class I feel much more confident. Thank you John and CreativeLive for such an opportunity! I would recommend to everyone who has a Sony a7II camera and the other cameras in this line to watch this class. It's a concentrate of useful information, very detailed and to the point. I spent two days just watching the class and practicing new knowledge with my camera straight away. I had to postpone all the other life chores. And I would be ready to watch the class again after some time as it's a professional camera which needs a lot of practice!