The DSC-W50 is one of many camera models to offer a high sensitivity mode. That’s too bad, since it could really use manual white balance and shutter speed controls, as my photo tests hopefully showed. Canon EOS 80D Our site is not optimized for your current browser. Basic features include slideshows though not the fancy one with music , DPOF print marking, image protection, thumbnail view 9 or 16 images per screen , and zoom and scroll.

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Though the Sony W50 doesn’t offer any direct manual exposure control, the camera’s extensive LCD menu system does offer quite a bit of creative control with image contrast, sharpness, and color options.

This scene was taken in my studio with W xony studio lamps and as you can see, it has the same brownish cast as the macro shot.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 6.0MP Digital Camera – Silver

Files are named DSC0. The numbering is maintained as you erase and swap Memory Sticks. The lower you go, the more smart zoom you can use. With a new sensor, better autofocus system and more streamlined design, the X line The video game that helped me understand my grandma’s dementia.

So, while it’s designed to relieve you from complicated exposure decisions, advanced amateurs and business users will appreciate it for its quality, portability, and varied shooting options. When it comes to using higher ISO settings, I’d skip on the high sensitivity mode altogether and just shooting in program mode, raising the ISO as needed but no higher than to avoid blur.


While the and 1, settings do allow you to capture brighter images under dim lighting, they also bring with them much higher image noise as a consequence.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50

Sony doesn’t say anything about high speed Duo cards making any difference when it comes to cybeg performance. The zoom controller, which is wrapped around the shutter release button, moves the lens from wide-angle to telephoto in about 1.

You will sdc several scene modes on the camera, including a new high sensitivity mode that boosts the ISO as high asthough I’d recommend not using it. For the q50 there’s a fold-out “Read This First” guide, which covers things like charging the battery and simple camera operation. On top of the W50 you’ll find the microphone, power and shutter release buttons, and the zoom controller. I really don’t know why Sony bothered putting ISO and shoot, options on the camera, as they’re only remotely usable for snapshot-size prints, and even that will depend on the user’s tolerance for noisy, muddy images.

Ratings and Reviews Write a review. My first one’s lens get stuck in an open position – after 8 years of pretty heavy use and being dropped many times. I’ll have more on this topic later.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Review | Digital Camera Resource Page

How osny privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps. However, Sony’s menu system is direct and well designed, and the most common functions–timer, flash, macro, and exposure compensation–are accessible with one touch of the small control pad.

Shot-to-shot speed was excellent, with a delay of a little over a second before you can take another shot. The camera’s Zoom lever encircles the Shutter button, ww50 it easy to quickly adjust zoom while holding the camera in shooting position.


Unfortunately, Cyber-shot Viewer isn’t as powerful as Olympus Master and similar products, and there’s still no Mac version to be found.

My advice is to q50 in the “P” mode, turning up the ISO as needed in order to get a sharp photo. Trending Price New. Makes for more dramatic sky colors deeper, richer blueblocks reflections from glass and other non-metallic objects requires VAD-WB above. I took the shot at each of the ISO settings so you can see how noise levels increase as you crank up the sensitivity.

The software can import your photos right from the camera, and they are all organized by date. Grab the Sony W50 in your right hand and your middle and third finger naturally grab the raised ridge on the front of the camera.

Sony DSC-W50 Review

By default, the camera doesn’t tell you much about your photos. If you can afford a converted DSLR, by all means go for it. Overall, an excellent “all around” camera, with impressive speed and resolution.

I have no idea why there are so many electric shock warning stickers on this camera. It also sports very good battery life, a very capable movie sjot, and excellent download speed.