Fujifilm FinePix S1

Announced Jan 6, 2014 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 1200 mm (50×)

Bought the camera a couple of months ago. A little bit dissapointed at first because I previously had a fuji s500 for ten years with outstanding photos taken mainly on Auto. This camera is more for the person who wants to get into using the settings rather than relying on auto for good shots. The first real test was when on the spur of the moment I decided to climb a nearby mountain and take shots from the top. The climb wasn't easy primarily beacause I was wearing crocs, 'T' shirt and ...

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When I went digital I switched from my several Pentax SLRs and array of lenses to P&S. It became tiresome lugging around lenses and mainly because of airline carry on restrictions.  I have had several, 2 Pannys, a Sony and most recently a Fuji Finepix S1. I chose it because I was l preparing for a 5 park national park trip and wanted something with some weather protection, and also it was on sale at a can't walk away from price - well under $300 at a real store, not internet.  This camera ...

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I have owned this camera for around a year and are generally very pleased with it. OK it's not a big sensor and therefore the results does not compare with my DSLR and my mirrorless cameras. But it can do a number of things, that is completely impossible with my other cameras. It took it as my only camera on a trek in the Himalayas autumn 2014 and got some awesome pictures using its magnificient zoom. I know that there are cameras that have even longer zoom range, but none of the other bridge ...

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