Exposure is for the most part automatically controlled on the DSC-P73, great for novices and casual users looking for simplicity. That said, the cost of this is somewhat heavy-handed noise-suppression processing, which tends to flatten-out detail in areas of subtle contrast. About average macro performance, but good detail. This is a list of Sony Cyber-shot digital cameras. For composing images, the DSC-P73 offers a real-image optical viewfinder and a 1. This is the most reasonable approach to “digital zoom,” and one that I wish more manufacturers would adopt.
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Surrounded by the Mode dial, this button sets focus and exposure when halfway pressed, and fires the shutter when fully pressed.
Sony Ericsson also expanded its Cyber-shot branding to a mid-range handset, the Kwhich has a 2. A real case, not those ‘baggy’ things I’ve seen.
Sony’s own figures in the manual show a power consumption of only 1. To get the full experience on Sony. As in last year’s P72 model, Sony removed the image size setting from the Record menu, and gave it an external control.
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That said, the cost of this is somewhat heavy-handed noise-suppression processing, which tends to flatten-out detail in areas of subtle contrast. Retrieved 10 May It offers the convenience of point-and-shoot simplicity, but with enough advanced features to make it possible to take photos in otherwise challenging situations low light, fast action, etc.
Sony’s not the market leader for nothing, and their smart interface and quality construction have won them many return customers. Candle mode is just for candlelit scenes, great for birthdays or services. Overall, the DSC-P73 is a surprisingly speedy little camera.
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Landscape mode sets the focus at infinity and uses a smaller lens aperture to capture sharp details both near and far away. This is the most reasonable approach to “digital zoom,” and one that I wish more manufacturers would adopt. Finally, the P73’s flat bottom holds the threaded metal tripod screw mount, a tiny speaker for audio playback, and the eyelet for the wrist strap.
Shutter Max Shutter Speed. Pressing the Display button beneath the LCD once adds a small “live” histogram display to the information, pressing it again removes the information overlay, and pressing it a third time turns the LCD off entirely.
Digital Cameras – Sony Cybershot DSC-P73 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications
Optical – real-image zoom. The front of the DSC-P73 is rounded on the right side viewed from the frontfollowing the shape of the lens barrel and adding to the sleek design aesthetic. Very good low-light focusing as well. In actuality, “Smart Zoom” simply means that the camera doesn’t interpolate the pixels it crops from the center of the CCD array when zooming digitally. Located just left of the Shutter button on the camera’s top panel, this button turns the camera on and off.
The camera displays an error beginning with E: Microphone Microphone Operation Mode. Although aperture control is confined to only two available apertures of 2. The Parameter is Incorrect. Also nice, is that the P73 can focus in complete darkness on nearby subjects, at leastthanks to its autofocus illuminator.
As with most of the other shots from the P73 though, details were a bit soft with the default sharpness setting, with increased softness in the corners. The DSC-P73’s dimensions of 4. Half-pressing the shutter button causes the camera to display the shutter speed and aperture setting it has chosen for the current lighting conditions. I had to buy a second one because the first one I had for many years fell from a second floor and broke into pieces.
Available in all three Record modes by pressing the Menu button, the Record menu offers the following options some options are not available in all modes:. The DSC-P73 also offers a Multi Burst mode that captures an extremely rapid frame burst of low-resolution images, at a selectable rate of 7.
Following are my usual condensed notes about the P73’s performance: This item doesn’t belong on this page.
A separate Image Resolution button calls up a menu of the available resolution settings, removing this item from the main menu system and thereby making it much quicker to access when needed. Cyber-shot cameras Electronics lists.