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DSC-P52 image quality and size

Just bought a DSC-P52, I'm happy with it, but I wonder that image quality is sometimes terrible, even with FINE quality, and first of all I wonder that my images are 2048x1536 and about 1,3MB and the same picture taken with a Nikon (can't remember which one, but as cheap as P52) is 22702x1704, about 500KB and far better quality!!! Is there something I have to do with my settings? Is it possible to take uncompressed pics with P52?

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I assume you bought this used, do you have a manual? You can download it from Sony directly (for free); http://129.33.22.12/release/DSCP52.pdf
As far as the photo quality goes, this camera was first sold in 2003, and they have come a long way with automatic cameras in the last 5 years. If some time the photo is better than other times, thinks you should check is that the lease doesn’t have any smudges on it. You would not notice by looking at the screen if there was a finger print on the lens. Be careful about going from cool areas to warm ones this will cause the lens to fog-up
You are shooting in the highest resolution available from this camera, there is no RAW mode.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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