There’s normally no live histogram available on the Ffd. About the only in-camera recourse to try and sharpen images is to select F-Chrome color which increases contrast and makes images appear sharper, at least to my eyes. The Ffd provides for automatic or user-determined dynamic range settings, but there is a fairly limited set of circumstances under which this feature comes into play: To get back to the Menu, you have to press the Menu button a third time and select the Shooting Menu option. Still, it will certainly survive printing up to about 8×10 without noticeable smudging.

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Additionally, Face Detection 3. You’ll want to do this if the camera is on a tripod. Now the F50fd has been joined by the Fujifilm FinePix Ffdand the question on the minds of many Fujifans is whether the new model — equipped with the latest-generation sensor and processor — will restore the FinePix line to its former prominence as the undisputed low-light leader.

Shot-to-shot cycle times also dragged at 3. The FinePix Fd did a decent job with our macro test subject. The wide angle capability of the lens makes capturing landscapes, architecture, or family and friends in big groups easier to fit into the frame, while the other end of this versatile zoom, brings your subject closer and clearer.

Visit our network of sites: What the casual observer may not immediately realize is that the Ffd has a few impressive tricks up its sleeve. This lamp also serves as a visual countdown for the self-timer.


The Ffd is pretty light in terms of accessories. Photos can be viewed one at a time, by date, or as thumbnails.

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I did a lot of research before buying this camera and in my opinion it is the best value for the money. With industry standard mechanical image stabilization, the photographer’s hand is steadied for a clearer, blur free shot. The FinePix Ffd has an average bundle. Fuji managed to fit a 5X optical zoom lens with a nice 28 – mm range into this compact camera, though the lens isn’t terribly “fast” at the wide end.

There is some slight softness at the edges and corners, but image impacts from these problems go virtually unnoticed.

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Visit manufacturer site for details. This compact interchangeable-lens model is a great step-up from APS-C fujifil, as long As you can see, pressing up on the four-way controller is how you turn off the image stabilizer. Currently available from Fujifilm are IrSimple printers and photo service kiosks in retail stores.

So, while you can’t directly control the exposure, you can at least see what the camera will do, and either adjust the EV compensation or enable the flash. Fujifilm FinePix Ffd Specifications: If Long Exposure mode isn’t enabled, the Night mode automatically chooses shutter speeds, but only as long as 3 seconds.

After I originally posted this review, a helpful reader thanks, Russell pointed out that you can actually hold down the menu button to accomplish the same task. Best Digital Cameras fujiilm Outdoor visibility was very good, and I think the glossy coating over the screen has a lot to do with this.


Really, the only two of note are finepux High-Speed modes, as the other modes aren’t much faster than standard shooting cycle times. With an available ISO range extending from to 12, the Ffd offers exceptional sensitivity.

The low light shots are amazing.

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The beautiful slim-line outer-shell is less than 24mm deep, making the camera extremely fujkfilm, with a design that reflects the sophisticated technology within. For example, if you’re in one of the preset Scene modes and want to change the White Balance, you activate the virtual dial and select the Shooting menu.

The Ffd has a pretty standard VGA movie mode, allowing for up to 35 minutes of continuous recording. The macro option simply doesn’t work in certain scene modes.

Once you finally get to the menu system I already complained about that earlieryou’ll find it fairly easy to get around. By combining advanced Face Detection with advanced processing capabilities, Face Detection 3. The Ffd has 57MB of memory, which is pretty good — it holds 11 photos at the highest quality setting.