A&P Who's got a Fuji S3 Pro?!

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  1. NSX

    NSX OT Supporter

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    Trying to get a feel for this camera from real owners instead of critic's reviews.
    I realize it's expensive but a good used one could be a bargain.

    Do you like it? Should I wait for the S4?
     
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    What are you going to use it for? :noes:
     
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    For skin tones is the best camera I've ever try, It is as close to a negative as it can be, 800 ISO and no nasty digital noise, but it is very very slow. 3 frames per sec (?), and on negative mode 1 frame per sec.
     
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    I'm not a pro by any means. I just love the way Fuji handles color and as angel_fire puts it, very low (if any) noise. From what I've read owners swear by the dynamic range and they say the pictures just come out "better." :dunno:

    Thought of the D70 but when I held it, it felt like a toy. Plus the viewfinder reminds me of my old N65.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    The S3 costs 2x as much as a D70....
     
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    What's your point? :)
     
  7. tenplanescrashing

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    I use S2's at work...when we have an important photo shoot, I bring my D70 in. Feels very similar to the S2 and the pictures turn out much better.

    Not sure if the fact that i've only taken maybe 1000 photos on my camera vs. the 200,000 photos each of our S2's have taken makes a difference or not. :dunno:
     
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    what does s2 have to do with s3?
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    for most people, the d70 makes more sense than the s3.

    the d70 is ergonomically more refined, and like i said for most people that just do a little of everything or don't know what they want to do will be a better buy.

    If you're an S3 buyer, you should already know the specific reasons.

    Out of camera jpegs from the Fujis are unmatched by other digital SLRs. Great results, less processing time. Fujis have that color. They're built for a specific look. Extra dynamic range. Portrait photographers, landscape photographers shooting digital-35mm, and wedding photographers generally love these cameras.
     
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    its just a comparison. the only thing i've used that would be close to the S3 is an S2.
     

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