Sponsor Message:
Aviation Photography Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Anyone Shooting A Fujifilm S5 Yet?  
User currently offlineIAH777 From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 0 posts, RR: 5
Posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2172 times:

Some of you may be aware Fujifilm recently released the S5 to market. Priced in the vicinity of US$1900, the S5 is basically a D200 with Fuji's own 12.2 MP (6.1 + 6.1) sensor. Portrait and wedding photogs are mostly singing the S5's praises for accurate skin tones, but I don't shoot people. Unless those people happen to be standing next to an airplane. Even then, skin tones aren't a priority for me. Just when I thought I'd decided on a replacement for my D70, Fuji releases the S5.

If anyone picked one up, how is it for aviation photography? Is it worth the extra scratch for the additional 2 MP over the D80 or D200?

3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineVice911 From China, joined Nov 2006, 57 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2167 times:

Hi,
From what i've heard it is still pretty slow, especially writting speed to the CF card.
Thanks for looking. Yuan Le



Back in China now. Camera used: Nikon D70 D50 D200 D40 FUJI S3 PRO Canon 400D. Now with Nikon D7000.
User currently offlineEK20 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2165 times:

I read about it last week in Amateur Photographer but they hadn't reviewed it yet. Not till the next issue.




There's a review of a pre-production model here:
http://www.thinkcamera.com/news/article.asp?UAN=366&v=1

[Edited 2007-03-16 20:25:25]

User currently offlineIAH777 From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 0 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2147 times:

I've read several reviews, but none dealing specifically with the type of shooting we do here.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Anyone Been Shooting At PHX Recently? posted Fri Oct 21 2005 00:32:07 by Scooter
Anyone Snap Any Pics Of ZW As USX Yet? posted Mon Aug 15 2005 18:40:08 by UnitedTristar
Centrair, Anyone Shot Here Yet? posted Sun Mar 13 2005 12:33:35 by Qantas077
Anyone Planning Shooting At DCA/IAD This Weekend? posted Thu Dec 23 2004 22:24:16 by Lindy
Anyone Gonna Be Shooting LAX This Weekend? posted Wed Feb 18 2004 23:53:18 by NonRevKing
Anyone Here Got A Hold Of The Sony 828 Yet? posted Fri Jan 16 2004 19:33:02 by Gmonney
Anyone Been Shooting Pics Lately? posted Wed Dec 12 2001 05:11:45 by Skymileman
Anyone Spotting In BNA This Weekend? posted Fri Mar 9 2007 06:47:35 by PilotNTrng
Shooting With A Ladder? Problems With Authorities? posted Sat Feb 24 2007 09:54:03 by Ldrikk
Kbos Anyone? posted Wed Feb 21 2007 15:27:31 by PILOTALLEN