Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Announced Apr 24, 2013 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 720 mm (30×)
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When I print images taken with my SONY cyber shot HX50V I get a small ghost like (gray) shadow in the upper right portion of the photo.  It is in all photos, and seems to change in size when I increase or decrease the zoom function. I can see it on the screen of the camera as well, but it's not there in the subject I am shooting.  How can I get rid of this annoying "shadow?"  It's been appearing for about the past six months.
By: Paul Sm (3 months ago)
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I have just imported some photos from my camera to my computer, and now my camera appears to have frozen?  When I switch it on nothing happens, the lens doesn't open as it did before and all I can get on the display is the in-camera guide which is very basic and doesn't help at all.  The menu won't come on and I can't look at any files.  It is a new camera bought in January of this year and I have only used it a handful of times.  I don't think the battery is dead but I am currently charging...
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I have owned each of the HX series since version HX5V and the low light performance just kept getting better. (I also owned several Panasonics - the Sony HX of the same generation always did better in low light.) Owners of the HX5V may remember low light was the selling point of the HX series. The best one is my HX20V(18.2mp), absolutely superb low light performance, both in picture quality and autofocus relilability. Then I got the HX50V (20.4mp) and like many other users, I found it had...
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When I select Aperture Priority Shooting, or Shutter Speed Priority Shooting, or Manual Exposure Shooting on the dial at the top of my Sony Cybershot HX50 camera, I cannot actually change the aperture or shutter speed. When I press the "down" button, I get the message "This operation or setting not available as follows" followed by "Aperture Priority Shooting", "Shutter Speed Priority Shooting" etc. Is it possible to change the aperture and shutter speed on this camera?
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Hello, I am new to the forum and have a question about my 6 month old HX50V. Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 times to get it to turn on, it throws a message Turn camera off and on again, sometimes 2 or 3 times with a black background. I reset but it didn't help. Has anybody had this problem? Thank's, Roger.
By: peebles (Apr 2, 2015)
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last time i went to grand canyon and yosemite i didnt have a decent camera. i mainly used my phone and a cheap compact. planning to visit zion, grand canyon, bryce, death valley, yosemite, monument valley. im gonna take my rx100 and hx50 to get some better images than last time. was wondering if you think its worth taking my cheap tripod just for shooting sunsets/sunrises? what do you guys bring when you go hiking? tripod, monopod, freestyle it?
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I guess I am menu challenged.  Are there any guides for the settings in the Sony DSC HX5v., other than the PDFs put out by Sony? i need something with recommended settings and to help me to understand why settings seem to change (beside my thumb hitting the function buttons.) This camera is just the right size for my one handed shooting (holding the dogs leash in the other).  But I need to learn more about actually using it. --Lenhttp://lgrossman.com/pics/
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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 go to trade shows a number of times a year where items of various sizes (from small desktop items to large furniture sized items) are displayed in spaces ranging from small hotel rooms to hotel meeting rooms. I've been using a Canon G9 for many years and it's served me pretty well but I've since come to the conclusion I need some refinements in a camera I'd use. The first is a wider lens. I need to get to 24 or 26mm I think, for being able to get all of a cramped display of larger items...
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