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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W Digital Photography Review

It would’ve been nice to have some kind of action scene mode, as well. The bigger question with the W is whether you can tolerate its gimmickry, which is admittedly a little forced at times and a little intrusive. Full-power flash recycle times came in slower dxc average, at 8.

Battery life numbers are provided by the camera manufacturers. In advanced iSCN mode, the camera will not only take a photo based on the user’s settings, but will automatically take a second photo if it determines that another setting would yield better results.

Moving to the opposite side of the lens, we find the W’s microphone and built-in flash. Sony Cyber-shot W Red dscwrd. The DSC-W is a compact but vsc super-tiny camera made almost entirely of metal.

For the average shooter, that’s just fine. Thus, you may want to use it only when necessary.

How to reset a camera back to original factory settings. Don’t just take my word for all this, though. The twilight scene mode is a bit of a disappointment, with the slowest shutter speed available being just 2 seconds. Although it does bring out a touch more detail in high-contrast scenes, in shooting with the DRO Plus option enabled, be prepared for some fairly serious color and saturation shifts when compared to the standard mode.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W Digital Camera (Silver) DSCW B&H

Exposure Parameters Exposure Metering. DRO Off view large image. If you’ve been frustrated with blurry photos, especially in low light conditions, then you’ll appreciate this feature. This performance continues to place the latest Cyber-shot among the weaker contenders in its class where white balance performance is concerned.

The W is part of Sony’s five camera W-series, and I put together this chart to show you the differences between the various models:. I often found the lower flash intensity setting useful for keeping hotspots and blasting to a minimum when shooting indoors at close range, and the lower power setting can be used successfully to provide more subtle fill in conjunction with other ambient light sources as well. With plenty of great cameras in this price and size range, the W clearly has its work cut out for it, and for this job, neat menu options only matter insofar as they lead to great images.

There are three SteadyShot image stabilization options to choose from.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 8.1MP Digital Camera – Silver

It has better and more features, most of which are very useful. Click to play movie Sony made a high-profile entry into the world of smile detection technologies with its Smile Shutter package, and as before the W can be set to hold on firing the shutter until people in the scene are smiling.


When it comes to performance, the DSC-W does not disappoint. Shot-to-shot speeds were excellent, with a delay of about a second before you can take another shot.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W150 Review

Finding the right balance in controlling noise has become a persistent issue for Sony compacts, but the company promised noticeable improvements in the aggressiveness of its noise reduction algorithm in the latest batch of Cyber-shots. Still, comparing ISO crops from the W to those from a previous-generation Cyber-shot with the same 8.

The Easy Shooting mode has just two options: Built in image effects include a soft edge filter to soften backgrounds, a cross filter to place starry ddc at highlight points, a partial color filter to mute surrounding colors, a fish-eye filter and more to create interesting results.

As is usually the case, you cannot use the optical zoom or the digital zoom, for that matter while recording a video clip. It also incorporates a function guide and resolution guide to assist you in selecting the right settings for your photography needs. DRO Plus view large image. Many of csc high-tech features are genuinely useful dsx you learn how to manage them. Nikon D D Combine the 2 second maximum shutter speed with a slow lens, and you just don’t bring w1550 enough light to do this shot justice.