My first one’s lens get stuck in an open position – after 8 years of pretty heavy use and being dropped many times. Low light visibility was above average, but not the best I’ve seen. As always, I recommend a trip down to your local reseller to try out the DSC-W50 and its competitors before you buy! Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation. To get the full experience on Sony. Boosts the tele end of the lens by a factor of 1. Reduces light entering the lens, letting you use slower shutter speeds for special effects:

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You can get as close to your subject as 2 cm at wide-angle and 30 cm at telephoto on the W Support by Sony Mobile App Never miss an update again! Shot-to-shot speed was excellent, with a delay of a little over a second before you can take another shot. Reduces red-eye by allowing the flash to be separated from the camera.

The W50 moves through images at an average clip. Thin and ultra-compact, the new Sony DSC-W50 digital camera and its sibling the W30 model updates the Cyber-shot line with convenient portability and fully automatic exposure control in a compact, rugged metal case.

The W50 can be used with one hand with ease. The usual caveats about proprietary batteries apply here. To the upper-left of the lens is the optical viewfinder. Works with on-camera flash to extend flash range.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

A newer version of your browser may be available. That’s too bad, since it could really use manual white balance and shutter speed controls, as my photo tests hopefully showed. Below the mode dial are three buttons plus the four-way controller. By default, the camera doesn’t tell you much about your photos.

Hopefully that clears up some confusion about those models even I wasn’t sure about cyber-shoh the features until I created the chart. The only other thing I wanted to mention is the new software bundle. As we said about the DSC-W30, the photos have decent exposure and dynamic range, without the blown-out highlights produced by many cameras in this class. The onboard flash recycles every 1.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W Digital Photography Review

If you take long exposures or shoot under unusual lighting conditions it’s probably not for you, but for everyone else, it’s a winner. The night shot didn’t turn out well since the slowest shutter speed available is just two seconds. It takes a rather sluggish 4.

So, if you’re going to be doing son lot of those two things, you might want to pass on the W Visit our Community and share your experiences and solutions with other Sony customers. Remember, I use a drop in filter to shoot with my D The W50 supports the USB 2. Blurred waterfalls and fountains, etc.


The smart zoom feature similar to the expanded optical zoom on Panasonic cameras blows things up by as much as 4. Can my camera take photos in RAW format? How you rate the W50’s photo quality really depends on how you use the camera.

Cyber-suot Sony W50 is a very cjber-shot camera: Contact support Contact your Sony Support team. Provides extra battery and a leather carrying case not a bad idea for extended trips. On the other side of the camera you’ll find the DC-in port, which is where you’ll plug in the optional AC adapter.

Pressing the Power button on top of the body produces a swift reaction: The LCD comes on, the camera chimes, and the lens assembly bursts out of its silo quickly, letting the camera snap its first picture only 1.

In low light, a bright orange LED illuminates the scene when necessary, so low-light focus isn’t a worry.