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Fujifilm FinePix F50fd Camera User Review

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User Rating 5 Star Rating

By briananthony

Fujifilm FinePix F50fd Camera User Review

This photo was taken in less than perfect conditions, from half a mile away!

Name of product: 

FinePix F50fd Camera

Approximate date of purchase: 

2009

My Review 

I have been a news photographer for a long time and use professional equipment, but I can seriously say this is an excellent camera, not only for keeping in your pocket as a "happy snapper," but for taking more serious pictures. Sadly, for those who don't already own one, it's been discontinued. It has a 3X zoom, which may not sound the business if you own an SLR, but this takes up no room at all in your pocket.

It's the picture quality that makes this camera excellent, along with ease of use, with a fair amount of creative ability to be had, too. It's a 12.0-megapixel little gem.

Uploading to your computer is a breeze, and it's fast.

I have been using this for three years or more, and I'm not getting rid of this little beauty.

Well done Fujifilm, for building an all-around winner!

Camera "pros" 

Picture quality, ease of use, battery longevity, user creative ability, and you can put it in your pocket.

Camera "cons" 

It's been discontinued

Is this camera easy to use? 

Very easy to use

How is the image quality in good lighting? 

Shoots great photos

How is the image quality when using the flash? 

Shoots great photos

Do you like the camera's style and feel? 

Yes

How is the camera's LCD screen? 

Very sharp and bright

Do you feel like the camera is/was a good value? 

Yes

Would you recommend this to a friend? 

Yes

Kyle Schurman, About.com Digital Cameras, says:

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this camera! You're right that sometimes really nice cameras get discontinued before they probably should to make way for the "latest and greatest" models, but that's just the nature of the digital camera business.

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