For a full commentary on each of the test images, see the DSC-P72’s “pictures” page. All in all, exposure performance was on the good side of average. The LCD menu system offers the following options: Click to play movie 6. If a point-and-shoot camera is what you’re looking for, the P72 is absolutely worth a look.

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This is kind of an awkward part of the review to discuss the P72’s Smart Zoom feature, but here goes. In harsh lighting, its dynamic range dscc-p72 a bit limited, with a tendency to lose highlight detail and plug shadows slightly. Have a look at the photo gallery and decide for yourself.

It does a good job of showing the amount of barrel distortion created by the P72’s lens. Pictures and movies in one, pictures whot out great 4X6easy to send and share photos, easy to operate, battery life is great with Sony cybwrand the memory stick allows for a ton of photos and movies. How to reset a camera back to original factory settings. The camera shows up on the desktop automatically when it is plugged in.

Pressing the Menu button displays the following options:. A feature I’ve enjoyed on previous Cyber-shot digicams. Sony no longer lists the image size in terms of horizontal x vertical resolution — now it’s just Megapixels.


Zooming out from the normal-sized single image view brings up an index display of tiny “thumbnail” images. Dsc-;72 P72 moves between images quickly in playback mode, and it shows a low res version before a high res one replaces it. The software is not Mac OS X native — you have to run dsc-o72 in classic mode.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P Digital Photography Review

The only way to get the long exposure needed for this shot 2 sec was to use the night scene mode. Jeff welcomes your comments or questions. About Batteries Time for my standard battery tirade.

In Playback mode, this button pulls up the single erase menu, letting you delete the currently ccyber image. The Battery Doesn’t Charge.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

Located in the top right corner of the back panel, this rocker switch controls the optical and digital zoom in any record mode. The only negative feature, Soht feel, is the zoom.

Movie mode options include x and x pixels. To see it, you must keep holding down the shutter release button when you take the photo. Overall, the P72 is a good choice for anyone wanting a capable, portable camera that takes good photos in a variety of circumstances.

The down arrow activates the Self-Timer option, while the right arrow controls the Macro mode. Thanks Gibbs and Stephanie!


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72 3.2MP Digital Camera – Silver

A small speaker is on the left side of the LCD monitor. The light on this new model is orange, as opposed to a bluish-white on the older models.

A newer version of your browser may be available. Playback-Mode Display In playback mode, the LCD display can show the captured images with or without an information overlay, a thumbnail index showing multiple images at once, or detailed information regarding the exposure parameters for a given image. It did have a tendency to produce slight cybeg casts under a variety of lighting conditions, but the casts generally were pretty minor.

Camera Modes and Menus Record Mode: There are also some other resolutions that I’ll cover when I get to the menus in just a second. Check out our free Photo School area! This is a great tool for analyzing golf and tennis swings, or conducting other sports-related time-motion studies. Just below the compartment is the wrist strap attachment eyelet.