Monitoring mode constantly adjusts focus before the Shutter button is halfway depressed, which locks focus this mode is likely to drain battery more quickly than the others because the focus motor and image processor is constantly at work. Despite its small size, the P’s elongated shape provides plenty of room to extend two average-size fingers comfortably across the front and top of the camera, without blocking the lens or any camera controls. I purchased it because the extra lens are difficult to find. While most users of the P probably won’t care, I was pleased to see that I could change the battery and memory card without removing my tripod mounting plate from the camera’s bottom. Flash is positioned too far to the right for good coverage, however.

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Sony has included their new Real Imaging Processor to speedup everything from autofocus operation to the saving of images to the memory cards. I get a lot of email from readers who’ve lost photos due to a corrupted memory card. Deleting images could be speedier. I guess it’s still useful though, as you’d have to open the door to remove the memory card, and the access light would then warn you to wait before removing it. Read our review of it if you’d like, but download the program nowso you’ll have it.

Just as important as an extra memory card is a tool to rescue your images when one of your cards fails at some point in the future.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100 5.1MP Digital Camera – Silver

I’m sorry that this program is out of most peoples’ price range, but the Sony camera records all of the camera settings on the picture file, and this software does the best job of esc the photos to match them up right. As many as VGA images can be recorded before the buffer is full.

For those readers interested in a set of less “standardized” photos from the P, we’ve put together a ” photo gallery ” of more pictorial shots captured with the P The telephoto end fared much better, with only 0. External Controls Power Button: Pressing the telephoto side of the zoom lever will bring the currently-selected image up full-screen.

Records an image in monochrome sepia tone. This mode is marked on the Mode dial with a black camera icon and a “P.

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P Specs – CNET

Very handy for checking focus or the expressions on people’s faces in group shots. Although it’s great for distant shots and portraits, the camera does not do so well with macro shots. Firefox Download the latest version.

When Playback zoom is enabled, all four arrows scroll around within the enlarged view, while pressing the center button returns to the normal, 1x display. Too close and you lose focus. Spot and Multi-Metering modes. Even shots taken in the ideal bright setting still appeared out of focus.


Finally, something we’re just now beginning to see more of outside the Japanese market: Software for Mac and PC. Pressing it a fourth time restores the default display.

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The camera is PictBridge compatible, enabling direct printing from the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer. When not in use, the telescoping zoom lens retracts neatly inside the body, and a small plastic leaf shutter automatically closes over the lens to protect it.

And brightness is essential here. The P’s compact shape isn’t all the camera has to offer though.

The thumbnails below show a subset of my test images. In Manual mode, the four arrows can control aperture and shutter speed after the middle button is pressed. Also available, through the Setup menu, are two AF operating modes: Show less Show more.

I found “strong detail” out to about 1, lines vertically and 1, lines horizontally. The Zeiss lens quality dac in the P’s images, which are sharper from corner to corner than those of most cameras. Been using this model 15 years I am a homr inspector. Select a language English Spanish.