Sony QX1 Portrait Photography Score
Sony QX1 has a score of
for Portrait Photography which makes it a POOR
candidate for this type of photography. If Portrait Photography is important for you, we strongly recommend you to consider the Alternative cameras listed at the bottom of this page. Read our detailed Sony QX1 Review
Sony QX1 Portrait Photography Detailed Analysis
Large APS-C (23.2 x 15.4 mm) sensor
Large sensors provide shallower depth of field and a nice blurry background for your portrait shots. Very High Resolution Sensor: 20.0MP
Sony QX1's 20.0MP sensor will provide larger room for cropping, and you will be able print your portrait shots larger with more fine detail.
No Image Stabilization
Lack of Image stabilization may result in blurry photos especially in long exposures and at long focal lengths No Built-in Viewfinder
In the lack of a a viewfinder, holding the camera away from the body while using live view is not very stable, especial with heavy camera bodies and lenses. Besides, LCD screens are very hard to read under bright sunlight.
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