Macro Photos taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Sony HX99 compact camera using the macro feature.
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I’ve written several posts about the Sony HX99 camera, including a comprehensive hands-on review, some sample photos, some examples of its high-ISO performance, and a detailed breakdown of its impressive zoom.

To go along with those, here’s a small collection of macro images I’ve taken with it. Combined with the massive zoom in a tiny camera, the HX99’s macro capabilities just add to the camera’s impressive versatility.

Sony DSC-HX99 Compact Digital 18.2 MP Camera with 24-720 mm Zoom, 4K and...
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm High Magnification Zoom and High Image Quality Lens
  • Stunning 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning

I’ve included the shooting information in the caption below each image. There are no special lens attachments or filters used here–these are just with the HX99’s native macro feature.

Sample Macro Photos

Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 320 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/8.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 320 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 80 and ¹⁄₈₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 1000 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 400 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 80 and ¹⁄₈₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 640 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 1000 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 80 and ¹⁄₁₂₅ sec at ƒ/8.
Macro Photo Taken with a Sony HX99 Compact Camera
This photo was taken with a Sony HX99 compact camera @ ISO 500 and ¹⁄₃₀ sec at ƒ/3.5.

Things Worth Knowing

The HX99 can focus unusually closely. The macro feature, combined with the small sensor and wide lens, means that it can focus less than 2 inches (5 cm) from the front of the lens.

Where to Find Them

You can find the Sony HX99 at B&H Photo and Amazon.

Sony DSC-HX99 Compact Digital 18.2 MP Camera with 24-720 mm Zoom, 4K and...
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720mm High Magnification Zoom and High Image Quality Lens
  • Stunning 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning

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