I recently acquired a very nice Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W7 compact digital camera from 2005. In it was a 1.0GB SanDisk Memory Stick PRO with some images that were taken in late 2013. Here are a few of the most interesting so far. I believe they were taken in West Texas and New Mexico but I don’t know the photographer’s name.
The Sony is a 7.2-megapixel camera with a super sharp (and fast) Carl Zeiss 3x optical zoom lens and CCD sensor.
Rediscovering these neat little compact CCD digital cameras from the middle 2000s can be a rewarding experience. Their film-like images are in contrast with the super high-resolution images we’ve grown accustomed to in our modern CMOS and full-frame digital cameras. BTW, the Sony was listed at around $400 when it was released in 2005.
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