16-Megapixel Still Picture Recording
The HX-WA30 captures even tiny details in 16-megapixel high-resolution still pictures. Depending on the situation, you can flexibly shoot either high-quality 16-megapixel photos or Full-HD videos. You can also capture 2-megapixel still images while recording a video by simply pressing the Photo Shooting Button.*
* Varies depending on the video mode used for shooting.
Panorama makes it possible to shoot a horizontal / vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the previous picture.
Turn 360° while shooting. This lets you capture expansive
scenery in a single still image.
Natural-looking images can be captured even when shooting against the light.
This function lets the camcorder snap up to 10 consecutive 3-megapixel still images, which are fired off at 1-second intervals for a total of 12 continuous images in about 1.2 seconds. You can use it to get good shots of subjects in fast motion. Just fire off a number of shots without stopping, then keep the best ones and delete the rest.
* 16M burst shooting: Approx. 1 image/sec. Consecutive shooting of up to 10 images.
3M burst shooting: Approx. 10 images/sec. Consecutive shooting of up to 12 images.
HDR Backlight Compensation
Easily take photos with the optimal exposure. Three images taken at different exposures are combined to record one optimal still image while suppressing blown highlights and blocked shadows.