One of the best bridges available even against new models

Started Dec 12, 2011 | User reviews
evogt500
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One of the best bridges available even against new models
Dec 12, 2011

Pros:
Large super CCD has better image quality than newer models like HS10/20.
Lens has no soft corners and has OPTICAL Image Stabalization. It is also a manual twist barrel zoom for precise control.
Better than most dynamic range thanks to Super CCD EXR sensor arrangement.
Fuji Colors!
Good control layout.
Good Image qualtiy up to 1600ISO. 3200ISO usuable for small print.
Raw format available (RAF).
SDHC comaptible ( No stupid XD cards.)
1/4000 max shutter speed.
Noise reduction control.

Cons:
Average Focus speed.
Manual Focus system unusable in most situations.
Lackluster EVF and rear LCD.
Menu system complicated for beginning users.
Plastic (but durable) body construction.
No articulating sceren like S100FS (but bigger size LCD).
Somewhat old 640x480p Video mode. No HD.

If you want Good IQ with great control layout, and dont care for video, get this. It is a older model but still comparable to newer models from FUJi, panasonic, sony and canon. Until the new Fuji XS-1 is out, and they fix the white orb issue, this is still the best along side the S100fs.

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Canon PowerShot SD500 Olympus D-560 Zoom Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P92 Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR Canon EOS 70D +5 more
evogt500's score
4.5
Average community score
4.4
bad for good for
Kids / pets
mediocre
Action / sports
mediocre
Landscapes / scenery
excellent
Portraits
excellent
Low light (without flash)
good
Flash photography (social)
great
Studio / still life
excellent
= community average
FujiFilm FinePix HS10 (FinePix HS11) Fujifilm FinePix S100fs
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