Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR
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Very Good Camera.
Allen Dewsnap, Amazon
28 December 2011
Summary: I bought this after returning a Nikon Finepix P500 to Argos. The Nikon was the worst camera I have ever bought. It could not handle low light very well and focusing outside was a big problem. HD video was quite poor with intermittant brightness and it could not focus on anything further than 12 feet. All in all it had a very poor quality feel about it.
The Fujifilm HS20 - what a pinnacle of design success!
Alf Hucom, amazon.ca
28 November 2011
Summary: I've had my Fujifilm HS20 for about 6 months now - figured it's time to share my experiences with this hi-tech piece of gear. I love it! I haven't used all of the features as of yet but I have taken lots of shots indoors and outdoors in varying light conditions - excellent handling of different conditions (I mainly use the EXR setting).
Summary: I've only just started exploring the potential of this amazing camera. So far, it has done everything that I have expected of it, and more. Previously I used point-and-shoot cameras for many years, though in 1960s student days had a manual camera with all the controls one would expect. This one takes me back to those days, and i am very impressed by the quality of photos that I get from even mundane subjects.
Summary: Now in my sixties and a full time carer,I don't get out that much and tend to spend a lot of time in my garden. I started to watch the wildlife,more and more,over the last year, and the more I watched them, the more I was fascinated by them. I thought If I get a nice camera, then I could capture some of their antics,and give myself a hobby at the same time.
Summary: I bought this remarkable camera after much research which conclusively proved that, in its class, it was top dog. There are now many on-line technical reviews from the PC and camera magazines (for example see [...]), and they all say much the same thing. This is a very highly specified bridge camera with many Digital SLR-type facilities and a huge non-interchangeable zoom lens - 24mm to 720mm in 35mm terms.
Summary: The HS20EXR is a very nice camera. It works really straight forward. As a point-and-shoot camera it delivers very nice pictures. As a digital SLR camera there are some compromises. The sensor of the HS20EXR is small, relative to its pixels. To achieve the best image quality, one should shoot at 8MP instead of the full 16MP (to avoid noise). The camera can store in RAW, notive however, that processing time increases.
Summary: First things first: BUY THIS CAMERA! I don't want to be a pro photographer. I can't be bothered learning all the manual settings on cameras...but I do want the best pictures possible without the work :-) I've owned many smaller point and shoot cameras and have had reasonable pictures. My brother in law has an SLR with a bag full of lenses which creates amazing pictures. This camera however is as good in my opinion. The zoom is incredible!
Summary: I previously owned a 9600 for five years. When I acquired the 9600 it was an absolute pleasure to use, it looked good, felt good, and performed well. However, after a couple of years or so I became aware of the HS10, and its subsequent replacement the HS20. Having reviewed the impressive spec and read rave reviews on the HS20 I decided to go for it. I sold my 9600s in order to purchase the HS20 – big mistake.
Pros: Lens range, menu system, panorama facility and screen.