How to properly set up your Sony A6000 camera (Part II)

Further to my first post regarding the Sony A6000 configuration, below you will find some additional interesting youtube videos that will help you properly configure various focus settings.

Manual Focus  


Manual Focus & Eye AutoFocus  

Back Button AutoFocus  


Toggle between Autofocus and Manual Focus  


I highly suggest you to try the back button autofocus technique, using the AEL button!


Digital photography webinars for beginners

Being new to the world of digital photography, and after I bought my Sony A6000, I immediately started looking for webinars in order to learn how to shoot in manual mode. Below you will find some suggestions which I believe that can cover all the basic knwoledge needed for a newby to start with photography: Photography: Ditch Auto - Start Shooting in Manual url: This is a free Udemy webinar that covers most of the basic stuff needed.

Film emulation pack for Darktable

Being completely new to Darktable photo RAW editor, I’ve done a lot of googling in order to find available resources for this really nice piece of software. I recently found a very interesting github page with presets designed to emulate various well known fim cameras of the past. Based on the information given, the availeable film emulations are the following: Black and White films AGFA APX 100 AGFA APX 25 Fuji Neopan 1600 Fuji Neopan Acros 100 Ilford Delta 100 Ilford Delta 3200 Ilford Delta 400 Ilford FP4 125 Ilford HP5 Plus 400 Ilford XP2 Kodak T-Max 3200 Kodak Tri-X 400 Color Negative films Fuji Pro 160C Fuji Pro 400H Fuji Pro 800Z Fuji Superia 100 Fuji Superia 1600 Fuji Superia 200 Fuji Superia 400 Fuji Superia 800 Fuji Superia HG 1600 Kodak Ektar 100 Kodak Portra 160 Kodak Portra 160 NC Kodak Portra 160 VC Kodak Portra 400 Kodak Portra 400 NC Kodak Portra 400 UC Kodak Portra 400 VC Kodak Portra 800 Color Slide films Fuji Astia 100F Fuji Provia 100F Fuji Provia 400F Fuji Provia 400X Fuji Sensia 100 Fuji Velvia 100 Fuji Velvia 50 Kodak Ektachrome 100 GX Kodak Ektachrome 100 VS Kodak Elite Chrome 400 Kodak Kodakchrome 200 Kodak Kodakchrome 25 Kodak Kodakchrome 64 In order to get these styles you can clone the github repository, or:

How to properly set up your Sony A6000 camera (Part I)

During my summer holidays, I decided to buy my first digital camera. After a thorough market research, I finally chose one of Sony’s best sellers: the Mirorless A6000. Having no idea about all the settings I had to deal with, I started googling for days, wathed various youtube videos, read blog posts, articles etc. Below you will find some of the best videos I found on youtube that helped me customize my A6000 and begin trying to learn how to shoot in manual mode: