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Taylor Swift Engraved Sony Cyber-shot TX7 Summer Fun Giveaway!

by on June 16, 2010
in Cameras and Photography, Giveaways, Cameras, Point-and-Shoots, Organization :: 402 comments

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Giveaway sponsored by Sony

Congratulations to our Sony Cyber-shot winner, Denise from Tarentum, PA!

Sony Cyber-shot TX7We are giving away one very special, limited-edition Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 engraved with Taylor Swift’s signature (MSRP $425).

Check out this video of Taylor demonstrating the Sony TX7's panoramic shot capabilities:

The Sony TX7 ultra-slim point-and-shoot camera is perfect for capturing summer vacation memories, and offers a range of great convenience features:

Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens with 25mm equivalent wide 4x Optical Zoom
The high-performance Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® 4x optical zoom lens brings distant subjects closer for video recording as well as for outdoor, sports, and travel photos, and Close Focus shoots close-ups up to just under ½” from the subject. A 25mm equivalent wide-angle lens allows you to take wider shots of the scene or group in crowded spaces

Ultra-wide, 258-degree Panoramic Shots
iSweep Panorama Mode reaches beyond the traditional wide angle lenses to let you capture expansive, breathtaking shots of landscapes or skyscrapers. Just press the shutter and shoot the scene with a sweeping motion. The camera does the rest.

Backlighting Problems Solved
Shooting high-contrast scenes can often lead to washed out backgrounds and details lost in shadow. Backlight Correction HDR helps correct for this by taking two pictures at different settings and processing the best elements of both into a single image. It's perfect for candlelit shots or subjects that are partially in shadow.

Great Low-light Shots Without a Flash
Sometimes a flash can wash out the scene, making it hard to capture the mood of the moment. For low-light environments, the back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS sensor delivers stunning performance and increases sensitivity by 2x to reduce noise. Shots around the campfire never looked better.

Sony Cybershot TX7 touchscreenTouch 'n' View
No more fussing with tiny buttons. Just tap the large, 3.5" (diag.) touch screen display (230K pixels) to review your shots in vivid color. Thanks to a layer of hardened glass, the display of the DSC-TX7 is twice as durable as that on the DSC-T90.

Takes 10 Photos in 1 Second
Capture decisive moments—like the ball hitting the bat—with the ability to shoot 10 images in one second at full 10.2 megapixel resolution. And by employing a mechanical shutter, distortion is reduced when continuously shooting moving subjects. This feature is ideal for capturing a unique sequence of images.

Burn HD Movies to DVD
Shoot beautiful HD movies and then burn them to DVD. By recording in the AVCHD format, you can transfer full 1080i clarity and smooth motion video to disc and play it on a Blu-ray Disc™ player or a PS3™ game system. Create an entire library of your memories in high definition. 

To enter for a chance to win:

  1. If you're not already a subscriber, sign-up for our free Techlicious newsletterbe sure to provide a valid email address when you sign-up (the same one used for your comment) so we can contact you if you win.
  2. Then, tell us in a comment below why you want the new Sony Cybershot TX7!

Maximum of one entry per person. The giveaway will end at 11:59pm on July 6th, 2010.

Official Rules

We will randomly select one (1) winner from the entries. No purchase is necessary to win. Void where prohibited. U.S. residents only. Click here for the full rules.

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I would love to win

From Linda Kish on June 17, 2010 :: 1:30 pm

I would love to win this because I don’t take pictures anymore since I only have a film type digital camera.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com


Would love to win this

From Lisa on June 17, 2010 :: 1:40 pm

Would love to win this camera!


I've seen the commercials, this

From Angela J on June 17, 2010 :: 1:46 pm

I’ve seen the commercials, this looks like a camera I would thoroughly enjoy


I would love to win

From Christie on June 17, 2010 :: 2:01 pm

I would love to win this camera because I’m a huge Taylor Swift fan. She is my inspiration and role model. This camera looks amazing and I love the signature engraving on it. It would be a dream come true if I won this.


I would love this camera

From Katelyn on June 17, 2010 :: 2:18 pm

I would love this camera because I am a huge Taylor Swift fan and it would be amazing to have a camera with her signature on it. Also all the features I’ve seen from the web site and commercials look so amazing and easy to use.


I subscribe. We love

From Heather Simone on June 17, 2010 :: 2:30 pm

I subscribe.  We love Taylor Swift and the camera looks fabulous!


I would love to win

From Maryann on June 17, 2010 :: 2:49 pm

I would love to win this camera for a few reasons. One, my daughter LOVES Taylor Swift and would flip to have a camera with her signature on it. Second, we are in desperate need of a new camera. Lastly, I saw the commercial for and the reviews about this camera and I think it’s an amazing camera with many, many specs that would be very useful to us. It’s very cute, too! Definitely will come in handy for the summer. smile


I would love to win

From Delorce Clark on June 17, 2010 :: 2:50 pm

I would love to win this camera. My grandaughters really like Taylor. Thanks!!


I would like this camera

From Jeff on June 17, 2010 :: 2:51 pm

I would like this camera because it’s engraved and limited. Also this is a great powerful camera.

I am subscribed.


I subscribe.I want this amazing

From Melissa D on June 17, 2010 :: 3:13 pm

I subscribe.
I want this amazing Sony Cyber-shot because I have a beach vacation coming up and my old camera is seriously on its last legs (pixels?).  Plus I love Taylor Swift!
Thank you!


Ohh Taylor Swift. What

From Jim on June 17, 2010 :: 3:16 pm

Ohh Taylor Swift.  What I wouldn’t do to win this. Jim


It's time I updated to

From sandj on June 17, 2010 :: 3:27 pm

It’s time I updated to one of these fancy snazzy, lightweight, modern cameras.  Mine is ten years old and the improvement is much needed.  Thanks for the chance to win!


I want it because I

From Deanna G. on June 17, 2010 :: 3:42 pm

I want it because I love taking pictures but my current camera is too heavy to take around with me & I also love all the features of this one! smile


The camera looks cool and

From Janelle on June 17, 2010 :: 3:52 pm

The camera looks cool and it has lots of options and wish I can win it! grin


I'm a subscriber ;-) Cool

From Robert Lamb on June 17, 2010 :: 3:56 pm

I’m a subscriber wink Cool camera!


I have a very special

From Zach Craft on June 17, 2010 :: 4:06 pm

I have a very special person with a birthday coming up, and she just happens to love Taylor Swift and taking pictures! This would be the perfect combination and unforgettable birthday gift ever!

p.s. I am a subscriber! smile


I LOVE taylor swift and

From Linnea on June 17, 2010 :: 4:08 pm

I LOVE taylor swift and this camera is amazing! I love the fact that i can take a whole landscape picture! Also how fast you can take pictures! I would love to have this camera!


I would love this for

From George on June 17, 2010 :: 4:14 pm

I would love this for its panoramic possibilities. I’ve been wanting a film panoramic camera for years. This would be fun to play with! (I’m also a subscriber)


Video Editing and Shooting 10

From Teresa on June 17, 2010 :: 4:20 pm

Video Editing and Shooting 10 images in one second!  It’s a dream camera…and the bonus is my daughter thinks Taylor Swift is also a dream!!!


i simply just dont own

From andrew b on June 17, 2010 :: 4:45 pm

i simply just dont own a camera and would like one


I need a camera that

From Michael on June 17, 2010 :: 4:51 pm

I need a camera that could take ten shots in one second. Plus, I love Taylor Swift!


I subscribe--and I'd love this

From gordon on June 17, 2010 :: 5:14 pm

I subscribe—and I’d love this for our first trip to Disney World!


It's a wide, wide world

From Sarah Hirsch on June 17, 2010 :: 5:15 pm

It’s a wide, wide world and a narrow-minded camera isn’t going to cut it!
(That, and my daughter loooooves Taylor Swift.)


not only does my daughter

From sharon goodpasture on June 17, 2010 :: 6:11 pm

not only does my daughter need a camera(so she will stop using mine!) she loves Taylor!


I would like to give

From Margay on June 17, 2010 :: 6:16 pm

I would like to give it to my daughter as a gift or making the Dean’s List twice this year at college. She loves photography and takes fantastic pictures, and she’s also a fan of Taylor Swift, so it would mean the world to her.


I love traveling and to

From styleezta on June 17, 2010 :: 6:24 pm

I love traveling and to be able to fit a landscape with the panaromic shot feature is definitely why I want to win this camera!!

subscriber via mamily34 @ yahoo dot com


I can take some great

From Joe on June 17, 2010 :: 6:39 pm

I can take some great snaps with this hope


I love photography and the

From Alyssa Mandel on June 17, 2010 :: 7:26 pm

I love photography and the panaramic angle sounds great


I have three amazing, awesome,

From Mary on June 17, 2010 :: 7:31 pm

I have three amazing, awesome, beautiful grandchildren - the 5 year old loves Taylor Swift and can sing along with almost all of her songs, and I am a very proud Nana who loves to take pictures of the grandchildren whenever I can!


I enjoy the Sony digital

From Jacob LaFountaine on June 17, 2010 :: 8:16 pm

I enjoy the Sony digital camera. I own a cybershot and it has done well


The high def video capabilities

From Pam on June 17, 2010 :: 8:19 pm

The high def video capabilities along with the camera features make this an awesome-sounding camera!


I need a still camera

From Tawnda on June 17, 2010 :: 8:32 pm

I need a still camera and this one looks great!


I subscribe, and could use

From John Darrow on June 17, 2010 :: 8:49 pm

I subscribe, and could use this camera for pictures of my children and grandchildren.


my daughter always points out

From Jackie H on June 17, 2010 :: 8:52 pm

my daughter always points out this camera when she sees it (and I wonder if it has anything to do with Taylor Swift???).  This would be a big hit in our household.


I want it because i

From Linda Lansford on June 17, 2010 :: 9:50 pm

I want it because i want pics of my kids


My grandson is into sports,

From Howard Steeley on June 17, 2010 :: 10:57 pm

My grandson is into sports, and football starts soon so I need a new camera to record his exploits.


I would use this camera

From Merle Cohn on June 17, 2010 :: 11:16 pm

I would use this camera to take closeups of our orchids and other flowers.  It would also be great to carry for unexpected photo ops.


It looks like a great

From Carolyn on June 17, 2010 :: 11:34 pm

It looks like a great camera for photographing crowds and I would love to have her autograph!


I would love this because

From Sarah Z on June 17, 2010 :: 11:35 pm

I would love this because my daughter is a picture taking fool, she loves Taylor Swift and her birthday is coming up so this would be a perfect present!


I would love to win

From Thomas J Bremeier on June 18, 2010 :: 12:04 am

I would love to win this camera, I have 3 young grand sons and I take pictures every chance I get.  They are very active and the panoramic capabilities would be a great addition.


I AM a subscriber -

From Christina on June 18, 2010 :: 12:27 am

I AM a subscriber - and I’d LOVE to win this camera, not only because I respect and admire the music of Taylor Smith but because a very good point-and-shoot camera (as your review indicates this is) would be great for me (I spent years in TV work capturing all kinds of images for other people and would finally love to capture some of my own!)


Would enjoy using a compact

From S J BARMAN on June 18, 2010 :: 2:31 am

Would enjoy using a compact camera that can effectively compensate for problem lighting situations.


love that notion of skipping

From Mark/CharmCity on June 18, 2010 :: 2:46 am

love that notion of skipping tiny buttons; just let me verify, okay?


Email subscriber and I want

From Kristi C on June 18, 2010 :: 4:24 am

Email subscriber and I want the camera because my current digital camera is six years old and slowly dying.


It's compact enough that I

From Bill on June 18, 2010 :: 7:01 am

It’s compact enough that I can carry it everywhere and capture moments in time.


what a great camera and

From Carol I on June 18, 2010 :: 11:16 am

what a great camera and what a wonderful asset to anyones family


I want the camera because

From Alex K. on June 18, 2010 :: 1:56 pm

I want the camera because it is simple to use, yet delivers great quality photos and features. It also has a beautiful design.


Need a new camera.

From Cynthia S on June 18, 2010 :: 2:24 pm

Need a new camera.  Loaned mine to a friend and they dropped it.


My wife has been on

From Randall S on June 18, 2010 :: 2:25 pm

My wife has been on me to get a new camera.  This Sony would be great.


From Christine on June 18, 2010 :: 2:59 pm

I’m a subscriber and I love the panoramic shot capabilities, too cool!  Thank you!


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