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SIMON40 Dec 1, 2011 10:32 AM

HX5V- no B+W...?
 
Hi Sony peeps... maybe I'm being a bit dumb,but I cannot seem to find a B+W mode on my fathers HX5V.... is there such a thing..??:confused:

fishycomics Dec 1, 2011 7:12 PM

As on my HX9v
I go to "P" then hit the menu and scroll down to you see "color mode"

that is where B&W is located

SIMON40 Dec 2, 2011 1:33 PM

I'll give that a whirl when I get my hands on it again tomorrow. Thanks fishycomics.. :)

fishycomics Dec 3, 2011 7:13 AM

for the stills am sure it i nthere for video to. the funny part is you have to look for it and not think its just there. good luck, the HX9V is hte better for 259 at a local brick store Costco wit ha 16gb card I believe

SIMON40 Dec 3, 2011 7:36 AM

Unfortunately,B+W does not seem to be anywhere,nor does ANY colour adjustment... :(
Very disappointing on a "not so cheap" camera

fishycomics Dec 3, 2011 10:01 AM

exactly what is it you are after, for the Still, or video or both?

If you ask me I rather own the orginal footage then minipulate in software, rathr be stuck with a forced footage.

two ways one will want a b & W to color in for themselves.

SIMON40 Dec 4, 2011 6:47 AM

It's my fathers camera- and he just want's to take pics in B+W,which he would prefer when taking pics of old buildings. He doesn't have a computer and would like to print pics straight off the card- though it seems like that's out of the question..!!
Just as a side issue- my Fuji J100 camera(which is what comes with me when I'm mountain biking- as it ain't worth nothing...lol) doesn't have B+W either...!!

fishycomics Dec 4, 2011 7:10 AM

Like said it's in hte "P" section and menu. clearly there

SIMON40 Dec 4, 2011 6:42 PM

Are you looking at a HX5 or a HX9....?? Under Program mode menu,there is no colour mode on the HX5.... at least I can't see one...!!
It seems I am not alone...!
http://www.sony-europe.com/discussions/message/668933

fishycomics Dec 5, 2011 7:05 AM

it may be so, but that is wheew I see it on th HX9 when I replied post 2


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