PIX 2015

Fujifilm FinePix S3000 Z

Announced Aug 26, 2003 •
3 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 38 – 228 mm (6×)

Worthless P.O.S. The autofocus on this misses 80% of the time. A flat wall 10 feet away in medium lighting was out of focus at all zoom levels, with or without the shroud attached, with or without focus freeze. With other subjects, the camera would attempt to focus but move from blurry to clear to blurry, passing right through the right spot. I tried this with 2 different S3000s, same results with each. I give this camera a 1.0 on everything because if it won't focus, it's USELESS!!! Prob ...

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I am so frustrated with this camera. It seems about 90% of my "candid" photos are blurry! And none of my "sports" photos turn out! I bought it in Dec. to replace my old 35mm "point & shoot"; and I am very disappointed. I thought maybe I just needed to get used to it, but not much improvement seen. If any one has advice, let me know. Problems: Owners' manual is not very user friendly. Almost all of my photos are blurry. Shutter lag/delay is very frustrating.

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