Details of Fuji Finepix S2 Pro and Where to Find the Best Prices
The Fuji Finepix S2 Pro is digital slr camera and is aimed at serious photographers. It has a number of features that allow you to maintain creative control over the final image and being a digital slr camera it is compatible with a wide range of standard Nikkor lenses through its Nikon F lens mount. Although it is a 6 megapixel digital camera through Fuji's CCD technology it records 12 megapixels. Another attractive feature of the Fuji Finepix S2 Pro is its manual exposure control options that let the photographer maintain a degree of creative control over the final image.
The Fuji Finepix S2 Pro has three metering modes, 3D matrix, centre weighted and spot. Exposure control can either be set to Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Full Manual Exposure or a Custom Setting. White balance has settings for automatic, fine, shade, incandescent light and fluorescent light, as well as allowing you to have two custom settings. Continuous shooting is covered with a burst mode that takes up to seven frames at two frames per second.
Images can be stored by the Fuji Finepix S2 Pro on either SmartMedia cards, Compact Flash cards or on an IBM Microdrive. There is also a choice of formats that the images can be stored in. Choose from JPeg, TIFF or RAW. As you would expect of a camera like this it is a good size to get a grip of. Its dimensions are 141.5 (W) x 131 (H) x 79.5 (D) mm / 5.6 (W) x 5.2 (H) x 3.1 (D) in. and it weighs in at 760g. / 27oz. (without batteries and lens).
For composing and reviewing images there is a good sized 1.8" TFT LCD screen and an electronic viewfinder. The Fuji Finepix S2 Pro is powered by four AA batteries or 2 lithium batteries. As with all digital cameras we recommend the use of rechargeable batteries and you should include the price of a recharger in your budget although this can sometimes be included in the package.
Good picture quality.
Large 1.8" TFT LCD monitor.
Good manual controls.
There are no real cons for this camera.
If you are looking for a serious, professional digital slr camera then the Fuji Finepix S2 is a good choice. If you would like to consider a digital camera that is a little easier on your budget then check out the Fuji Finepix S602 Pro. Alternatively another digital slr camera to consider is the Canon EOS 10D.
Fuji Finepix S2 Pro Announced Date - January 2002
Fuji Finepix S2 Pro
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