Sony Mavica FD-73

Announced Mar 3, 1999 •
0 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 40 – 400 mm (10×)
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Why so many 5's ? The value of a camera has to be based on how well it does what you use it for -- that said, my FD-73 soldiers on as a star performer for my eBay ad images -- giving me particularly good macro shots -- recently it's been used to shoot photo club print winners for web & print newsletter -- no complaints on either score -- Sure, I use another camera for more "serious" work but this little Sony has been totally reliable and never disappointed me. Problems: every so often there's ...

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this is a great camera for anyone who is a beginner. i am 18 and taking a photography class in high school and i totally love it. the image quality is awsome if your not planing on printing bigger than 5x7 prints. the features are easy to use, and the LCD screen is large enough to see the lettle details in the photographs. i would highly recomend this camera to anyone. Problems: no problems encountered.... yet... :)

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The close focus on this camera is terrific. It can close focus to 1/2 inch. No macro setting needed; just keep moving the camera closer and closer to the subject. Here is the back of my watch that I took by an open window with the camera about 2 inches from the watch: http://www.geocities.com/dainisjg/gruen45.JPG The 10X zoom lens is also very handy. The lens is equal to a 40 - 400 mm zoom lens on a 35 mm camera. The camera uses regular floppy disks for the storage medium. I just take the ...

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