It’s of very good quality for a lower-cost camera, with good brightness and resolution. It fits in my hands perfectly. It can take videos mpeg as well. A newer version of your browser may be available. The Automatic setting removes all user control, with the exception of flash, macro, and resolution.

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The zoom and scroll feature my term allows you to zoom up to 5X into your photo, and then scroll around in it. The optional AC dc is useful for preserving battery power when reviewing and downloading images, but having a couple of sets of rechargeable batteries really eliminates the need for it apart from extended studio use.

It looks like JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Outdoors, color was very good, although Caucasian skin tones tended to dwc a little pink.

Given the large amount of studio work I do, I always appreciate being able to quickly change out batteries or memory cards without dismounting the camera from the tripod. It’s not an fsc camera in any sense of the word — it’s strictly point-and-shoot.

Our tour ends with a look at the bottom of the camera. Sony has changed things around with their Smart Zoom system. How to reset a camera back to original factory settings. Below the Mode dial and adjacent to the Menu and Display buttons, this five button control pad features four arrow keys and a center “OK” button.


The P72 did pretty well exposure-wise, requiring less exposure compensation than many cameras cybeshot the high-key “Outdoor Portrait” test, and generally producing good-looking pictures. Click on one any of the thumbnails below for a larger view. Like other Sony cameras, the DSC-P72’s playback mode goes beyond the basic features found on most point-and-shoot cameras.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

Pressing the Menu cybersht displays the Record settings menu, with options varying depending on the exposure mode selected: At the top left, you’ll find the flash, which has a working range of 0. Get access to all information, keep your product up to date p7 enjoy great deals. The camera’s built-in redeye reduction didn’t completely eliminate this annoying phenomenon, but it’s not terrible either. If a point-and-shoot camera is what you’re looking for, the P72 is absolutely worth a look.

The few remaining camera controls are on the back panel, along with the optical viewfinder eyepiece, LCD monitor, speaker, and connector jacks. Here are the interesting ones: It offers just about everything you could want in a camera: Let’s take a closer look: Plus it takes away all of the hassel of having to deal with film.

You can view and organize your photos as you can see above.

DCRP Review: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

Zooming out from the normal-sized single image view brings up an index display of tiny “thumbnail” images. Under the Picture Effects setting, you can record images in black and white or sepia monochrome, or select the Solarize or Negative Art options.


One nice improvement over previous models: Contact support Contact your Sony Support team. The zoom moves fairly smoothly,though it’s a bit noisy. And for good reason: USB Driver for Connection. When it’s time to charge, just pop the batteries into the included charger.

In Playback mode, this button controls the digital enlargement of captured images and accesses the index display mode as well as a detailed information display. IR gets a small commission from sales of the product, but I’d highly recommend the program even if we didn’t.

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

While you’re at it, download the PDF manual and quickstart guide as well. If you’re interested in the camera in this review, here are some competing models that may also interest you.

Camera Overview The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72 maintains similar dimensions cybershoy design as the rest of the Cyber-shot mid-sized “P” series, making it portable and compact while still offering plenty of purchase for your fingers.