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Sony A7r III Fast Start

with John Greengo

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About The Class

Learn How to Use Your Camera and Start Shooting Today

Get the most out of your new Sony A7r III with this complete step-by-step walkthrough of the camera’s features. You'll learn why this camera is highly sought after by enthusiasts and professional photographers alike. Join expert photographer John Greengo as he gives you all the information you need to understand the camera's buttons, menus, and functions.

In this Fast Start class John will discuss:

  • Improved performance at 10fps for shooting action shots
  • High speed continuous shooting
  • Improved 5 axis image stabilization
  • Faster, lower-noise image processing
  • High quality 4K video

John is a CreativeLive veteran instructor and an experienced photographer. With over 50 Fast Start classes in the CreativeLive catalog, he will discuss the complete breakdown of your camera’s exposure, focus, metering, video and more. John will also explain how to customize the Sony A7r III settings to work for your style of photography.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Overview

  2. 02

    Photo Basics

  3. 03

    Top Deck: Basic Controls

  4. 04

    Top Deck: Mode Dial and Exposure Compensation

  5. 05

    Custom Key Settings

  6. 06

    Focus Area

  7. 07

    Multi Interface Shoe, Audio, Focal Plane

  8. 08

    Back Side Controls: Focus Mode

  9. 09

    Back Side Controls: Viewfinder

  10. 10

    Additional Back Side Controls

  11. 11

    Back Side Controls: Function Button

  12. 12

    Back Side Controls: Control Wheel, Display, ISO, Drive Mode

  13. 13

    Back Side Controls: Playback Mode

  14. 14

    Left Side Controls

  15. 15

    Right Side Controls

  16. 16

    Bottom Controls

  17. 17

    Front Controls

  18. 18

    Sony Lenses

  19. 19

    Menu Functions: Camera Settings 1

  20. 20

    Menu Functions: Camera Settings 1 Continued

  21. 21

    Menu Functions: Camera Settings 2 - Video

  22. 22

    Menu Functions: Network

  23. 23

    Menu Functions: Playback

  24. 24

    Menu Functions: Set Up

  25. 25

    My Menu

  26. 26

    Camera Operation


Meet Your Expert

John Greengo

John Greengo is an award-winning photographer specializing in outdoor and travel photography. Shooting for over 3 decades, John has developed an unrivaled understanding of the industry, tools, techniques and art of photography. When he's not traveling for a new shoot, ... read more

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  • Angela Sanchez

    Angela Sanchez

    March 2018

    Super great clearly explained guide for the Sony a7r III. John is always a fantastic knowledgeable instructor who knows how to teach all about cameras in a super clear organized way. I love John Geengo classes!

  • Craig Markham

    Craig Markham

    February 2018

    As always, John shines as a teacher extraordinaire! His visuals, pacing of presentation, clarity, and and adherence to the class objectives are all spot-on. As a devoted A7r II user for the past 2 years, this was a great review of the shared features, and gave me the best information for evaluating the cost/benefit of an upgrade to the A7r III now.

  • ufmystic


    February 2018

    John Greengo is the man. I've been watching CreativeLive classes for years and there is no better instructor than him. I recently upgraded from the A7r II to the III and had been waiting for this course to be offered. John is incredibly knowledgeable and, with great dedication, provides all pertinent information related to operating and knowing your new camera. If it weren't for John, I wouldn't know the ins and outs of my new camera and would struggle with optimal settings which would decrease the best output possible. You rock, John. Thanks again!

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