Wordless Wednesday — Panorama Shot of the Lake

by Janice

Our View from the Dock — click to see full size

The last couple weeks, for Wordless Wednesdays I have posted photos from the Sony Cyber-shot TX20 that Sony gave me at the recent Sony Mom Blogger event. It is SO handy to have a camera in my purse for when I don’t have my DSLR with me.

I am a die hard DSLR user and generally avoid point and shoots, but I have been impressed with this Sony Cyber-shot TX20 — especially with the fact that it is waterproof and so durable. I can let my four year old use it — even on the dock — without worrying about her breaking it or getting it wet.

But perhaps my FAVORITE feature of the Sony Cyber-shot TX20 is the iSweep Panorama.

Capturing a panoramic is as fast and easy as holding down the shutter button and slowly sweeping the camera to the right. There are even arrows guiding you to show you the direction and how long to sweep.

I have never had the patience to stitch together a panorama shot in post, so these panorama shots from my Sony are the first I have ever had.

I think I will need to frame this shot for my Mom to thank her for all the great summer visits to her cabin!

What is Your Weekly Photo?

Mom Bloggers (and Dad Bloggers too!) post a photo on your site, link up and find others… Wordless Wednesday is tons of fun. (And I know it says “wordless” but I usually just can’t bear to not write anything! If I had created it, I probably would have named it something different! LOL So feel to link up your word-full or word-less Wednesday photos!)

Leave the URL to your photo (clearly mine are never truly “wordless”) and then visit others!

Here is a fun thumbnail linky:


Or a basic linky, if you prefer.


Thanks to Uisce for creating Wordless Wednesday.

Written by Janice, co-founder of this Mom Blog 5 Minutes for Mom

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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 Tarasview August 15, 2012 at 12:06 am

that is so beautiful! :)

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2 alicia August 15, 2012 at 12:32 am

So jealous! That is a beautiful panoramic. I used to have a camera with that feature years ago and it died. I tried to download an app but it didn’t work well. I keep a point and shoot in my purse for those occasions that I happen to forget the other camera, but lately I’ve taken to using my iphone more. Of course nothing compares to the quality of the DSLR but the convenience and fun can’t be beat!

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3 Carrie with Children August 15, 2012 at 12:41 am

What a fantastic capture! It sounds like you’ve got a really fantastic camera! Yay for easy panoramics!

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4 Dagmar ~ Dagmar's momsense August 15, 2012 at 1:48 am

That would be my favorite feature as well! I now only take pictures with my iPhone and Instagram – love it!

I explain why here: http://dagmarbleasdale.com/2012/08/tutorial-of-my-favorite-instagram-filters/

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5 It's OK to be WEIRD! August 15, 2012 at 3:19 am

Oh WOW! That is amazing! Such a beautiful and peaceful scene!
~ Raylene

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6 Sheena August 15, 2012 at 4:00 am

Gorgeous photo! OMG the camera is waterproof? I so NEED that in my life!

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7 michelle August 15, 2012 at 6:27 am

Beautiful! Looks a lot like here.

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8 Twisted Cinderella August 15, 2012 at 7:31 am

what a beautiful pic!

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9 Erika August 15, 2012 at 7:40 am

That’s an impressive shot, especially for a P&S! Thanks for sharing!

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10 Marianna August 15, 2012 at 7:47 am

That is a beautiful shot!

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11 Dexie August 15, 2012 at 8:06 am

That’s just GORGEOUS!

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12 another jennifer August 15, 2012 at 8:26 am

Gorgeous picture! I want to sit on it and sip my coffee.

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13 Clair Boone August 15, 2012 at 8:40 am

What an amazing photo! Thanks for hosting.

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14 Cathi August 15, 2012 at 9:42 am

Simply gorgeous. I don’t think I’d ever want to leave and go back home!

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15 Jen E August 15, 2012 at 10:15 am

Beautiful panorama! My new cell phone camera has the same feature and I love using it!

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16 Jenna August 15, 2012 at 10:31 am

Such a beautiful shot!

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17 Adora August 15, 2012 at 10:44 am

Thank you for hosting this. Happy Wednesday!!

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18 jennifer zuna August 15, 2012 at 10:56 am

Fantastic photo! I just got a new camera so I cant wait to get some great shots like that!

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19 Debbie August 15, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Love, Love, Love your photo!!! Beautiful.

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20 Honey Mommy August 15, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Wow! What an amazing view.

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21 Renee August 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm

Pictures of serene lakes are my favourite. I find them so peaceful. Thanks for sharing :)

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22 Serendipity is Sweet August 15, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Beautiful shot! Sounds like a great little camera.

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