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Delay - Sony HX300

johnlillburne Avatar
21 Mar 2019 10:52AM
as you probably know i have a delay problem between taking one picture and taking the next. This delay is 5 to 6 seconds.

the first half of this delay time is black screen the latter half of the delay is the camera showing me a copy of the picture i have just taken.

my camera is sony hx300 is there any way of stopping the camera automatically showing me the image i have just taken ?
rninov Avatar
rninov 9 588 Bulgaria
21 Mar 2019 11:46AM
AFAIC there is no way to disable image preview. But if you want to go taking next image half press shutter button
Tianshi_angie Avatar
21 Mar 2019 1:03PM
What rninov has said will help to reduce the time the camera takes to focus. There are some useful tips in the answers to a similar question here

It is one of the drawbacks of Bridge cameras, but the drawbacks are often balanced out by the ease with which you can take images from macro to long distance landscapes. And of course not having to change lenses.
johnlillburne Avatar
21 Mar 2019 2:51PM

wat does AFAIC mean
rninov Avatar
rninov 9 588 Bulgaria
21 Mar 2019 2:58PM


wat does AFAIC mean

My mistake, it should be AFAIK (As Far As I Know)
Regards: Romeo
banehawi Avatar
banehawi Plus
19 3.0k 4373 Canada
21 Mar 2019 3:03PM
John, have you successfully shot one image yet that you could upload to the critique gallery?
johnlillburne Avatar
21 Mar 2019 3:26PM
would anyone be kind and tell me how to upload to the critique gallery
johnlillburne Avatar
21 Mar 2019 3:41PM

have you any explanation as to why the camera cant do its stuff faster

saxon_image Avatar
21 Mar 2019 7:10PM
What memory card are you using? If it's an old slow card then the delay it could simply be due to the write time required.
mrswoolybill Avatar
mrswoolybill Plus
16 4.6k 2635 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2019 7:45AM

Quote:would anyone be kind and tell me how to upload to the critique gallery

On your home page here you will have a blue Upload button. Upload a photo to the Gallery but when you do so, read down through the various options and tick the Critique wanted box.

Upload a jpeg file straight out of the camera. Above all, don't use Save for web, which wipes the Exif data from the file.

johnlillburne Avatar
22 Mar 2019 8:30AM
has anyone got a sony rx10

is the image review facility compulsory or can you take it away through the menue
Tianshi_angie Avatar
22 Mar 2019 8:55AM
The only way, as far as I have read, to overcome this delay is to press the shutter button half way. According to what I have read on the web there is no way to disable the preview but pressing the shutter halfway stops the camera from spending its resources on the preview and the next photo can be taken. I think this could well be something which you will get used to in time. Others have also found this difficult but all in all it seems that the camera takes excellent images. Don't let this delay spoil your enjoyment and experiments with the camera.
johnlillburne Avatar
22 Mar 2019 9:00AM

pressing the shutter button half way doesn't seem to do much but thanks anyway

do you know whether the rx10 has the facility for removing the image review
Tianshi_angie Avatar
22 Mar 2019 11:59AM
You can probably find out by looking at the RX10 Manual on line - Google RX10 Manual.

If you are wanting to take photos quickly you can set the menu on the HX300 to continuous shooting Watch this video


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