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Fujifilm FinePix S1500, a bridge between a compact and a DSLR

Advantages: Nice design, easy to use and good feel. Plenty of features. Good quality pictures.
Disadvantages: Bulky. Eats through batteries. Not good on high zoom.

I bought this camera about a year ago to replace an elderly 2MP camera. Being a student I was on a budget, so did not want to spend too much, yet I do like photography and wished for something a little more than basic. I am also a transport enthusiast, so ...

C-J-C 23.01.2011 · Read full review
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Great Bridge Camera...

Advantages: Why pay more if you don't mind not having the latest model?
Disadvantages: Noisy zoom on video.

The Fuji FinePix S1500 is not the latest model of the FinePix range of bridge cameras, but having been toying with the idea of getting something that offered a bit more than point and shoot, and not wanting to pay over £200 for it, I decided on this mode ...

derek-j-a 23.10.2011 · Read full review
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Fuji FinePix S1500. Descendant of the S1000fd

Advantages: Huge zoom, Focus Tracking, Easy to use
Disadvantages: Bulky, A little slow, AA batteries are a bit inconvenient

The Fuji FinePix S1500 is the latest incarnation of the very successful FinePix S1000fd. It is very SLR-like in appearance and the added bulk of the battery-holder/grip does give it an assured feeling in your hands. Of course, this can be a disadvantage, ...

rabidbadger 31.08.2009 · Read full review
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Fantastic value, great camera for serious amateurs

Advantages: Great zoom, lovely style, easy to use, great quality pictures
Disadvantages: Doesn't come with rechargeable battery

I bought this camera a couple of months ago and I am extremely pleased with it. It has a 12x optical zoom which is fantastic. (I did alot of research when I bought this camera and the biggest optical zoom I could find for a similar price was 4x.) I love t ...

ashers99 12.07.2010 · Read full review
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A Great Beginner's Camera

Advantages: easy to use, light weight, and very functional
Disadvantages: low zoom level, no other attachments

I was got this camera when I was first starting my photography attraction, and found that it worked absolutely great for my armature needs and photography skills. If you are looking for a great starting camera but if you are already a skilled and experien ...

nhilldixon 16.02.2010 · Read full review
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