This comes in handy when the camera is on a tripod. One annoying thing about the shutter priority mode on the S is that you can’t get at the full range of shutter speeds — you must use the full manual mode for that. If the Fuji FinePix Sfd had image stabilization and less intrusive noise reduction then it would be the perfect ultra zoom camera. Click to play movie Sharpening can be set to hard, standard, and soft.

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The electronic viewfinder EVF is your better option for outdoors. The best camera bargains of The S moves between photos at an average clip.

Fujifilm Finepix S6000fd / S6500fd Review

Despite the bad weather I was able to duck outside several times and take several cards full of images with this camera. If you’re looking for a high-quality camera, you don’t need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market.

Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation.

The lens of Sfd is pretty noticeable. The S has a pretty ordinary menu system. To use the zoom while shooting, you have to use two hands — one for the shutter and one to turn the zoom ring.

Electronic viewfinder is hard to use; would have been nice finepjx have optical viewfinder option Slow shot-to-shot speed when capturing RAW images No optical image stabilization, just Picture Stabilization mode which boosts ISO and degrades quality Too bulky to fit into a coat pocket.


Another nice thing about the camera: By splitting the menus, Fuji can keep the most-often adjusted settings up top where they’re easy to access in each of the main menus.

Fujifilm FinePix S Series S6000fd 6.3MP Digital Camera – Black

Continuous AF tries to obtain focus all the time, at the expense of battery life. If only they could have figured out how to put an optical viewfinder on this baby! I sold a Canon 5D and purchased this Sfd and it was well worth it! It’s also the first camera to feature Fuji’s hardware face detection ss6000fd a feature so important that Fuji decided to append ‘fd’ to the camera’s name.

Fujifilm FinePix Sfd review: Fujifilm FinePix Sfd – CNET

It’s a neat trick that makes it easier to take better portraits of individuals or groups of people. Here’s a different take on the usual train sample movie.

This last option lets you enlarge the frame by z6000fd much as 4. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

One annoying thing about the shutter priority mode on the S is that you can’t get at the full range of shutter speeds — you must use the full manual mode for that.

The camera can identify up to 10 faces in a scene, and automatically selects the one nearest to the center of the image for focus and metering purposes.

Continuous AF can come in handy though to decrease the time needed to capture an image with a full press of the shutter.


While it might sound gimmicky, face detection actually makes a lot of sense for digital cameras. Since the S’s flash is pretty far from the lens, I’m not too surprised at this result. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Fujifilm FinePix Sfd 6. The door covering the battery compartment is of pretty good quality, though it could really use a locking mechanism. ISO is for desperation only it’s a muddy messthough I did use it on a recent trip, and I could still squeeze out a 4 x 6 inch print.

Fuji FinePix Sfd Review | Digital Camera Resource Page

Of course, NL mode does produce noisy images if the camera has to boost the ISO really high it used in this casewhich limits the size of prints you can make. Will you look at that: The only other items of note on the s6000f of the camera are the microphone and AF-assist lamp. That’s a pretty nice range, giving you both wide-angle and super telephoto coverage.

So, if you’re in a situation where you’re taking a high ISO shot and you might want a large-sized print, then consider taking these extra steps.

Select from sport, night, fireworks, sunset, snow, beach, museum, party, flower, and text. Here’s an example you’ll find the full size images in the gallery:.