Fujifilm F50fd review Dec 5, Navigate Review Jump to review page I am happy withboth resolution. The Fujifilm Finepix F50fd is fairly comfortable to hold, with the shooting mode dial on the back of the camera where your right thumb is naturally positioned, and a small lip that acts as a handgrip on the front. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. Blurring was evident near the corners of the frame, and chromatic aberration became increasingly apparent at wide-angle.

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The good news is both methods are only employed in “auto”mode; just the mechanical Fujifilm calls it optical method is used for all other modes. The incandescent setting produced accurate colors in the ISO shots of the framed picture.

Let’s find out, starting, as ever, with the headline specification. There are also shots in incandescent light at ISO through to give you an idea what “real” pictures look like.

Fujifilm have added an image stabilisation system to the F50fd. More control is granted in the camera’s semi-automatic Aperture- and Shutter-Priority mode, but they’re really to shape fujifilmm visual effect of the image depth-of-field and motionmore than to control exposure.

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FinePix F50fd (Discontinued Model)

The combination of the two is the ultimate in stabilization technology. It’s a lot like its predecessor, but for the most part, that’s okay.


If you’re unaccustomed to this layout, it might seem unnecessarily confusing, but in time you’ll grow used to it. As the sensitivity is pushed to ISOnoise levels take a significant leap; by ISO 1, images look sandpaper-like, with details severely blurred.

Fujifilm Finepix F50fd Review – PhotographyBLOG

The zoom spans a mm equivalent focal range. It’s been churning around the rumor mills for some time now, but Nikon Japan has confirmed the D and D have been discontinued. We used the camera in San Francisco last year and lost it in a crowd.

Does great micro photography, image stablization hold up well in low light situations where lots of movement are experenced.

With the Fuji F50fd, we see the combination fkjifilm the two for the first time in an F-series FinePix point-and-shoot. Ultimately, the FinePix F50fd will appeal fuujifilm previous FinePix owners as well as general point-and-shooters who f50fx lots of people pictures. The camera employs the traditional Fujifilm “image stabilization” of boosting ISO to produce faster shutter speeds as a means to producing sharper images, but also adds mechanical stabilization by moving the CCD sensor.

In practice I found that it does make a noticeable difference, as shown in the examples on the Image Quality page. Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Nice little camera Excellent camera for the price. Great value, excellent macro setting, quick focusing, and very little time delay when releasing the shutter.


Visit manufacturer site for details. Can the F50fd, with twice the resolution, maintain the reputation of its predecessor? Intuitive Mode Dial The FinePix F50fd features an ergonomically designed and placed fujicilm dial, so you can quickly select scene position modes using just your thumb.

A blog mode resizes images to a Web-friendly x pixels, which can then be sent out to other IrSimple devices within range. Sigma releases X3F Raw conversion plugin for Photoshop. I found color with the F50fd to be generally fujifiln agreement with my eyes as to accuracy and saturation. Advanced Previous Equivalent Item Owned: Original view fuhifilm image view large image. Gear of the Year – Allison’s choice: Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

There is a mode that allows you to take an unlimited number of frames, but only at 0.

Fujifilm Finepix F50fd Review: Digital Photography Review

It’s an effective automatic way of taking photos of children indoors, for example. Note that there is no optical fujitilm on the Finepix F50fd, leading to a few moments of frustration in very bright sunlight when it can be difficult to see the image on the monitor clearly.

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