|Fujifilm FinePix S5000 versatile digital camera
The FinePix S5000 of Fujifilm resembles a diesel. When it really gets going, the best features come forward. The large optical range of this camera, the relative bright telephoto lens and the numerous settings make it a versatile camera. The body of the S5000 reminds you of the APS/35mm SRL camera, but then more compact. The design contributes to a very comfortable feeling when holding the camera, it fits like a glove!
Fujifilm S5000 - Super CCD technology
The FinePix S5000 is equipped with the latest technique on image sensors, the Super CCD of Fujifilm. This technique, the fourth generation already, offers a positive contribution to the overall image quality. The standard resolution is 3.1 Megapixels, which alone would be sufficient to have a photo realistic print but the higher resolution, enabled by the Super CCD HR technique gives just that little bit of extra! The camera cant be compared with a 6MP model, the resolution lies in between 3 and 6 Megapixels.
Fujifilm FinePix S5000 - Well-organised menu
The easy way of operating, not having to search for buttons, in short, the ergonomics of the camera are fine. The menu is well-organised and very direct. The handy F-button offers access to useful settings.
Fujifilm S5000 with built-in pop-up flash
The FinePix S5000 is a pleasant digital camera to use in practice. There are some small things that I consider a pity for not being used on this model. I would have rather seen a 1.8-inch LCD monitor on the back of the camera in stead of the 1.5-inch. The start-up time is slower than average, but like I started this conclusion, the FinePix S5000 is like a diesel. The true speed is found in the continuous shooting. The camera really is a race monster! Four images per second in a resolution of 6 Megapixels and a maximum of five images is a performance that is not seen daily on a digital camera in this class. The image process works at a fast speed so the FinePix S5000 makes up for its somewhat slow start-up time. The built-in pop-up flash enables good balanced flash images, especially the macro images are exposed beautifully by the built-in flash. Still I keep thinking of an automatic pop-up flash. It would be the finishing touch.
Fujifilm FinePix S5000 - Large optical range
Did we like the camera in practice? Certainly! The compact body, the way if fits in your hand, the large optical range, very economical and as a result the beautiful photo realistic image is a combination that certainly works for us! So if you are looking for an all-rounder you should have a closer look at the Fujiflm S5000 at your local photo shop.
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