The bundled kit lens offers a wide-angle setting of 18mm, making it ideal for capturing landscapes, as well as groups of people.
The metering system performs well under a variety of conditions, producing accurate exposures in most situations.
The ability to set the aperture allows scope for creating photographs with a shallow depth-of-field, for beautiful out-of-focus effects that draw attention to your subject.
The AF Tracking system does a good job of keeping up with moving subjects, with performance being enhanced by the camera's unique Tele-Zoom High Speed Shooting mode.
The Toy Camera Picture Effect produces particularly pleasing images, with warm colours and a subtle vignette that really adds impact to scenes like this one.
Lots of detail and great colours are particularly favourable traits in the SLT-A35s images, which rarely failed to impress us during our image quality tests.
This is a fine example of the accuracy of the SLT-A35's metering system, which has done a superb job of correctly exposing the horse in the foreground, set against the comparatively bright background.
Beautiful shallow depth-of-field shots are easily achievable using the SLT-A35's Aperture Priority or Manual exposure modes.
This shot of a backlit leaf showcases the level of fine detail that the camera's sensor can reproduce, as well as the faithfulness of the colours it records.
Sony's excellent, easy-to-use Sweep Panorama mode produces seamless results in a matter of seconds. The 3D panorama options are an added bonus if you have 3D TV/monitor to view images shot with this feature.
The SLT-A35 offers a new range of Picture Effects that produce uniquely stylised images in-camera: no need for any complicated post-processing.