Fujifilm HS30EXR Street Photography Score
Fujifilm HS30EXR has a score of 85
for Street Photography which makes it an EXCELLENT
candidate for this type of photography. It will satisfy all your need in Street Photography, no need to look further for other cameras. Read our detailed Fujifilm HS30EXR Review
Fujifilm HS30EXR Street Photography Detailed Analysis
Electronic Built-in Viewfinder
Using a viewfinder during a street photography shoot allows the photographer to stabilize the camera and reduce the camera shake since it is closer to the body. Besides, it comes handy where LCD screens are very hard to read under bright sunlight. Live-view
Live view lets you take photos without using the viewfinder which makes you less obstrusive and this works very well during street photography where you don't want to get people's attention. Face-Detection Focusing
Face detection focusing mode is very helpful in the street scenes where you focus on a face, since you can concentrate on framing and other adjustments while the camera handles the focus for you. Tilting LCD Screen
An articulated screen gives you the flexibility to shoot in non traditional positions such as waist level, which helps you to be more creative and unobtrusive in the streets. Image Stabilization
Image stabilization reduces the effects of camera shake at long exposures and long focal lengths in street photography thus ensuring sharper photos. Fast Lens at Wide: f2.80
Wideangle is used more common then the tele angle in street photography. A larger aperture will give you extra shutter speed without boosting the ISO in order to reduce blur in low light conditions which is a common scene in street photography. 24 mm - Good Wide Angle Coverage
Having a good wide angle coverage becomes very important in street photography. RAW shooting capability
RAW files contains much more color information compared to JPEGs, and gives you more room for post processing without significant quality loss. They provide wider dynamic range and option to recover shadow and highlight clipping to some degree.
Medium sized Body
Bridgebody of Fujifilm HS30EXR is a good combination of relatively small size and good handling camera, without giving the impression of a professional camera.
No Manual Focus Mode
In street photography, things changes very quickly and often you may not have enough time to frame and focus at the right time to catch the moment. Zone focusing is a popular technique amongst street photographers and it requires manual focus mode. Small 1/2" (6.4 x 4.8 mm) sensor
Fujifilm HS30EXR's small sensor struggles in low light situations compared to larger sensors.
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