For Portrait photographers, Eye-AF is one of the best feature available on a Sony Alpha camera. It allows you to quickly snap focus on the leading eye of your subject. This ensures accurate focus when working with wide apertures such as f/1.4 to f/2.8. This movie tutorial shows you how to assign Eye-AF to a custom button.
One of the creative topics of my one-on-one training sessions and workshops is how to set up the camera for a range of shooting scenarios, including portraiture.