Sony HX300 review

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An impressive amount of detail is captured by the Sony HX300.

Sony HX300 review

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Exposures are generally well balanced, with good colour rendition.

Sony HX300 review

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This image is taken at the widest point of the Sony HX300's optical zoom lens.

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While here, the image has been taken at the furthest reach of the optical zoom - putting in an impressively stabilised performance.

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The Sony HX300 makes for a good all-round camera, able to capture well a wide variety of different subjects.

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At the widest point of the Sony HX300's lens, an equivalent of 24mm (in 35mm terms) is offered, making it useful for capturing lots in a scene.

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At the furthest reach of the 50x optical zoom, it's an impressive 1200mm.

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Another example showing the 50x zoom in operation - here's the wide angle.

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And fully zoomed.

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The camera copes well with moving subjects.

Digital filters

A range of digital filters are available to use on the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300, including the following.

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This is a standard JPEG, so you can see the difference when filters are applied.

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HDR Painting

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Richtone monochrome

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Miniature

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Toy Camera

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Pop Colour

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Partial Colour (red)

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Soft High-Key

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Watercolour

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