Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

Announced Jan 7, 2010 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 250 mm (10×)
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Hello, I was thinking on some pocket camera to replace my old Olympus XZ-1 (normally I use Sony Alpha 580 with tons of lenses, so my bag is very heavy), like RX100 or Fuji XQ1. In the local shop I tested HX50 for a while and started to consider it. After reading positive review I think to change the decision. HX50 is comfortable in my hand. It has fast zooming lens (zooming in range of RX100 is much faster in HX50) and some other advantages. And is much cheaper. I was surprise about one...
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I am interested in getting an RX100 as my only camera (replacing an aging HX5V), and was looking at some of the threads on how to take a timelapse with it (basically, since it doesn't have a built-in intervalometer, you have to press and hold the shutter button, and let it take a burst of pictures).  My question is whether you can change the shutter speed (exposure length?) to take long-exposure pictures (say, of the night sky or something) and whether the camera is able to continue taking...
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I'm thinking of buying either the RX100 ii or the HX50,  My primary use will be for vacations involving a lot of walking videos, as well as low light night time and Cave exploration videos, a good video zoom would be ideal too but i'm aware of the RX100 zoom limitations. What i would like to ask is, which camera fairs better in video mode for the above. Is the IS as good on the rx100 as it is on the hx50 when walking? And is the low light video almost as good on the hx50 as it is on the...
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I can't see the files containing moving pictures (set to .mp4) in Windows Explorer when connecting to my camera.  The result is I can't download these files.  Can anybody advise, please?
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What are your thoughts about the HX50 as a "pocket" camera? Is it actually something you can keep with you, or do you find it too bulky? Do you wish you had a smaller camera than the HX50 sometimes? I see a few threads here, but most seem a bit old. Has anyone lived with the HX50 for a few months and have some thoughts? The long version if you feel like reading and chatting: I've been comparing cameras for a while and I'm down to the Panasonic ZS30 or the Sony HX50V. I was almost settled on...
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For reasons unknown to me, my DSC-HX5V isn't able to obtain a focus lock in just about any situation short of taking pictures in full sunlight.   When I push the shutter button half-way down, it should get a focus lock and/or use the AF illumination light to get the lock... but doesn't any more :-(  I didn't drop the camera or damage it in anyway that I am aware of. I called Sony and it'll cost me $130.04 + shipping to get it fixed or they'll give me a 15% off coupon for a new camera.  ...
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I recently bought a Sony HX50. Like the camera, amazing zoom, good quality build, good features, fine stabilization. My question is: my shots look very good, but what is the general thought about the HX50 as far as quality of photo, is this too small of a sensor to produce quality shots? I need to figure out if it is a keeper- Many thanks, Krocket
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Hello DP community. I am currently in the market for a "bridge camera". I am a beginner in photography and I am not planing becoming a guru in this field. Still, when I feel my "artsy" side roaring, I like to have a good device to rely on. I am planning to shot landscapes (both urban and natural), people, macros and black and whites. Photo light conditions will range from early morning to city lights and inside environments. I am also not planning to use the pictures I make for anything...
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This is perhaps an unanswerable question, but I'm looking to upgrade from my battered Lumix DMC ZS5 (travel zoom, small sensor but a 12X 300mm equiv) while staying with a pocket size. While I understand cramming in pixels generally results in noise, do you think the big sensor and 20 megapix on the RX100 would mean that cropping could decently take the place of the extra zoom length? I take a lot of concert pictures (though not exclusively) and the long zoom is very useful for this, but would...
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Hi Guys, A keen beginner here looking for some advice. I have had a Sony DSC-HX5 for around 3 years now as an all round point and shoot which has served me well. Looking to upgrade to a low end CSC and the Sony NEX 3N seems to fit the bill. Going on honeymoon in a week to Italy where the opportunity for some stunning photos is going to come up so need to make a decision. Ultimately looking for some advice from more experienced peeps if its worth it or stick with the HX5 for this once in a...
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