Feature 4High Performance Shooting Function
3.0-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen
And if you are trying to take tricky, close to the ground, macro flower shots or want to capture the band on the main stage above the heads of the crowd, you can switch to the very useful 3.0-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen. Again boasting a detailed 920K-dot, the LCD screen can fold out and flip around so you can see what you are taking - no matter what the angle you're trying to shoot at.
Electronic Viewfinder with Eye Sensor
The FinePix HS50EXR boasts a high-resolution (920K-dot) electronic viewfinder equipped with an eye sensor, making it easier to frame subjects and check focus in bright daylight conditions. The bright EVF accommodates a traditional shooting style, making it easy to steady the camera, even when shooting with the 42x zoom fully extended.
Q button for direct setting control
Q button : Fast Shortcut to Shooting Menu Settings
Skip directly to frequently used shooting menus with the Q (Quick Menu) button. ISO sensitivity setting, White Balance, Film Simulation and other frequently used shooting settings are displayed in a list. Just use the 4-way controller to select the item and the command dial to change settings for speedy operation while shooting.
Focus Peak Highlight
Focus Peak Highlight feature helps photographers by highlighting high contrast areas of your subject. It provides a guide for focusing in situations where it's difficult to tell whether the subject is correctly focused; allowing users to manually focus whilst viewing on the LCD monitor.
When composing a shot in the spacious LCD, the built-in electronic level display makes it easy to align the image with the true horizon.
Versatile Shooting Modes P / S / A / M / Mode dials
In addition to a wide range of shooting modes, the FinePix HS50EXR offers a selection of versatile scene positions that ensure optimum results no matter what the scene.
- EXR AUTO
- Improve clarity, reduce noise, increase dynamic range, or let the camera automatically adjust settings to suit the scene.
- The easiest mode for taking pictures. Use this for ordinary photography.
- Scene Position
- Ensures the ideal camera settings to match the shooting scenes.
- Motion Panorama 360
- Sweep the camera right or left, up or down to create panoramic image.
- Advanced Mode
- Pro Focus Mode
- Pro Low-light Mode
- This mode is a shooting mode with user settings.
- Program AE
- Automatic mode to specify the settings except for the shutter speed and aperture setting.
- Shutter Priority AE
- An automatic mode to set the shutter speed.
- Aperture Priority AE
- An automatic mode to set the aperture.
- This mode provides more detailed settings that are impossible to set in Auto mode.
A Host of Scene Position
- Set for shooting portraits. Skin tones are softened as it enhances the overall natural look.
- Portrait Enhancer
- Enables automatic enhancements of skin tone.
- Best for shooting scenery in daylight capturing clear and sharp shots of buildings and mountains effectively.
- A quick recognition of persons in motion or objects for a faster shutter speed to help you catch the perfect moment.
- Mode for shooting evening and night scenes. A picture is taken with a slow shutter.
- Night (Tripod)
- Clear shots of twilight scenes using tripod.
- Effective for taking shots of fireworks with a slow shutter speed.
- Capture sunset scenes vivid in color.
- Most adaptable to snow scenes without unnatural darkened images or where the whole screen appears white.
- Clear shots of people without darkened images under strong sunlight.
- Best for shooting indoor weddings or parties. Retains the natural ambience in low-light conditions.
- Capture a clear close-up shots of blooming flowers rich in color.
- Clear shots of letters on a document or white board.
While compact, the cameras are designed to reduce camera shake at high magnifications with easy-to-hold grip with non-slip surfaces.
- · Sample photos are simulated images.