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Post: #70153 Martin
Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:18 am

I'd advise sticking to "the names you know" - Fuji, Canon, Nikon, Olympus etc - there are some real frights out there on "unknown names" :cooldude:
One thing I find most irksome with digital cameras is that barmy "arms length, screen on the back" viewing system - I infinitely prefer holding a camera up to my eye - if you're like me, a proper eye-level viewfinder is not that easy to find. For the last couple of years I've used a Fuji Finepix f455 - "only" 5 million pixels, with a reasonable optical zoom, and eye-level viewfinder - the results are fantastic, it's tiny so it's very pocketable, I'm definitely a fan! (the digital slr ends up staying at home/in it's bag) :wink:
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Post: #70208 Shirley
Mon Sep 03, 2007 9:30 pm

remind me to let you borrow my fuji Ina... I'll forget otherwise.

I've used 3 different fuji digitals and love them... fiddly with the manual controls but easy peasy on auto. I've got a nikon digital slr but dont' use it much because it's big and heavy... but do plan to do so once I can actually carry my camera bag on my shoulders again.
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Post: #70222 catalyst
Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:57 am

we use a fuji finepix too - less than £100 on ebay secondhand.
it does everything automatically, or you can switch it to manual, and be a bit cleverer :)

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Post: #70276 Martin
Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:09 pm

I've used Fuji film for well over 20 years because of it's colour rendition - they seem to have got the balance right in digital cameras too! This is out of my titchy F455-
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Post: #77790 mrsflibble
Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:42 pm

my first digicam was an unknown, it was terrible... then i had a jenoptik Jena which i had never heard of and that wasn't too bad at the time (my pre-professional days), but i never realised how bad it really was until i got my Fuji S5500 in 2004... and the jump between that and my Canon EOS400 DSLR is amazing.
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Post: #77796 Silver Ether
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:21 pm

I am using a Fuji 7000 and its very easy and I get good results ... Its zoom isnt quite as good as I would like but thats cuss I stand at the bottom of very high trees trying to get birdies that are at the top ... :roll: They can be blown up into big sizes too. oh The quality must be ok as other folks buy from me.

Our Katy has the next model up well I think its the next one and she has said I can try it out see if the zoom makes me happier.. :lol:


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