Fujifilm FinePix F10 Zoom Review

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Record Mode Screens & Menus

Fujifilm FinePix F10

The Auto record mode is a simple "Point-n-Shoot" mode. The line of info across the top starts on the left with a red box containing a camera icon and "AUTO" for Auto Record mode. The "6M" represents image resolution of 6 megapixels, "F" indicates Fine compression, and "68" is the number of remaining frames. The yellow brackets in the center denotes the auto focus target area.

Fujifilm FinePix F10

Half-pressing the shutter release locks the autofocus, white balance and exposure.

Fujifilm FinePix F10

Pressing the DISPlay button toggles: No overlay information, overlay information, framing grid lines or the unique PostShot display shown here with the previous 3 images captured on the left and the live view on the right.

Fujifilm FinePix F10

The Manual record mode lets you select values for many exposure options - see menu below. Shown here we have set the White Balance, Exposure Compensation and Spot Metering.

Fujifilm FinePix F10

Manual record menu options:
    EXP. COMPENSATION - Override metering ±2.0EV in 0.3 steps

    PHOTOMETRY - Multiple, Spot, Center-weighted

    WHITE BALANCE - Auto, Manual Preset, Daylight, Shade, "Daylight" Fluorescent, "Warm White" Fluorescent, "cool white" Fluorescent, Incandescent

    HIGH-SPEED SHOOTING - Continuous exposure mode; on or off

    SET - enter the SETUP menu

    CONTINUOUS - Top 3, Final 3 or Long-Period Continuous

    AF MODE - Center, Multi or Continuous

Fujifilm FinePix F10

The SP (Scene Position) mode has selections for: Natural Light, Portrait, Landscape, Sports or Night (Long Exposure: Shutter speeds from 3 to 15 sec.).

Fujifilm FinePix F10

Pressing the blue "F" button brings up the PhotoMode menu where you can select the following parameters:
    QUALITY - 6M Fine, 6M Normal, 3:2 (6M mode for 4x6" prints), 3M, 2M, 0.3M

    ISO - Auto or 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

    COLOR MODE - Standard, Chrome (vivid), B&W

Fujifilm FinePix F10

The Macro focus mode can be enabled in Auto or Manual shooting mode and allows you to focus from approx. 3 inches to 2.6 feet depending on focal length.

Fujifilm FinePix F10

Movie record mode, the recording size can be 640x480 or 320x240 @ 30fps with sound. The length depends on space available on the xD Card, see chart below. The optical zoom lens can be set before recording begins but not during.

Fujifilm FinePix F10

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