But the W is definitely a camera that prefers to shoot portraits: This is really sometime new for Sony, surpassing even the W’s image quality, and we applaud it. Although the camera is loaded with great features, it is still incredibly easy to use. It’s no secret that digicams tend to oversaturate color to delight the amateur eye. The D-Range Optimiser mode, meanwhile, will effectively lighten up dense shadows in contrast-heavy lighting.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W Digital Photography Review

Best Digital Cameras for Support by Sony Mobile App Never miss an update again! The Good Size and finish; manual controls; fast auto-focus. And I couldn’t believe how tough and durable this little guy. My old Canon SD would blow people faces out with flash, but vsc I turned off flash, regardless of the lighting inside, I got orangey-looking color, or blurriness.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

I’d have expected the white petals of the daisy to lack any detail with most digicams. What it doesn’t have, unlike most high end compacts, is a proper wideangle zoom – the W sports a rather pedestrian mm equiv. A great little camera My sister-in-law has this camera, and I was so impressed by the indoor photos taken at Thanksgiving, I decided to get one. Not set to Real Color mode, dcs about as vibrant as it really was. How to reset a camera back to original factory settings. Register a Product Keep track of all your products in one location.


Very versatile including manual controls. In general, the results surpassed those of the W we liked so much, particularly in the high ISO shots, which held onto detail and color much better than the W The camera is also equipped with a Semi Manual Focus system that allows dac to select a specific focus distance from a range of options.

Our lab tests are designed to reveal the image quality of a digicam and the new It isn’t a pleasant sound. One option on the Menu button takes you to the Setup options.

Chromatic aberration, or purple fringing, is very well controlled, but visible — especially in some high contrast edge demarcations.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W – CNET

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The W was designed to appeal to both casual users who want a compact or ultracompact digicam with lots of point-and-shoot features and automatic operation, and to photo enthusiasts who value tweakability, pocketability, ease of use, very good optics, and DSLR-like resolution. And don’t expect too much from that sensor, either, despite its stratospheric Portrait shots get an added twist with Sony’s latest face-detection system, which can be set to automatically prioritise adults or children.


The computer does not recognize the USB connection from a Sony digital camera. I found myself moving from Program to Manual mode often.

You could do it blindfolded. Not Pro I’ve owned mine for several months. It’s start-up time and shutter lag are very minimal, another surprise for me.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 13.6MP Digital Camera – Black

I powered the Sony W up and down at will, never worrying about having to wait too long for startup that I’d miss a shot. Announced Feb 25, Don’t show this again. Includes Picture Motion Browser Software It’s easy to upload, organize and search photos on your PC with the included Picture Motion Browser software, and it also provides a convenient map view function to dcs photos by location and display their origin on a world map when dsx use an optional GPS unit with your camera.

Which Fuji X lens do you love the most? Visit manufacturer site for details. Rated 5 out of 5 by Ed S.

There wasn’t a scratch on it when we got it, and despite some rough treatment in our camera bag, it still looked brand new when we returned it.