A recently published patent from Canon details the schematics for a medium telephoto macro lens with image stabilization for its new RF mount. French company GT Company has licensed the AgfaPhoto brand and launched a range of new budget products. Like so many cameras these days, Fuji built memory into the F40fd instead of bundling a memory card. The difference between 6MP and 8MPisn’t all that great, and the F40 turns out to be a reallygood outdoors shooter. There was some barrel distortion lines bow out from center of image present, and a sharp-eyed review of certain photos could reveal a “bent” line or two.

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Fujifilm FinePix F40fd – Digital Camera

The power management option is rather unique, and somewhat awkwardly placed in this menu. Dec 23, The F40fd lens showed some soft edges and perhaps a hint of vignetting in the corners at wide angle.

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If you have a question about this review, f40f send them to Jeff. Camera dimensions are 3. The locations of faces are then used by the Fuji F40 to confirm the appropriate location for focus and exposure detection, so as to ensure that your subject is correctly focused even when off center. This last option lets you enlarge the frame by a factor of as high as 5. The telephoto end of the lens seemed quite good — sharper at the edges. A 1GB card holds just under 15 minutes of video.


Lacking the manual controls of its F31fd sibling, the F40fd will appeal primarily to those folks who wish to set the camera on “auto” or any of the 15 available scene shooting modes.

Fujifilm FinePix F40fd

In Playback mode, the feature can be cleverly used to automatically zoom images to the primary face in an image for confirmation of pose, focus, etc. Photo quality is really where the FinePix F40fd struts its stuff.

This is a point-and-shoot camera that I can definitely recommend. The best GoPro When it’s time to charge the battery, just pop it into the included charger and wait for about two hours. It’s easy to hold and operate with one hand, though the mode dial placement isn’t great.

The option for quick focusing will limit the focus range, so it’s not for f40vd shooting.

Fujifilm F40fd Review

The FinePix F40fd achieves ISO selectable at full resolution, which means there is no trade off between ISO setting and image sharpness, or the size of fujidilm print that can be made. For those who don’t closely follow ultra compact cameras, those are great numbers.

Settings of,and may also be selected in “M”. Auto white balance worked well for my outdoor and indoor flash shooting sessions. There’s mild barrel distortion at the wide-angle end of the F40’s 3X zoom lens. OlympusE-1 with plenty of lenses still used of course Items I Recommend: For longer movies you can reduce the resolution to xwhich doubles your recording time.


The F40fd f40dd with a default settings of 8M and normal quality image size, auto ISO, and multi-pattern metering for auto shooting. There’s nothing to see on the other side of the camera.

You may also like. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. Some of these options are fkjifilm available in the “manual” mode. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews.

No Picture Stabilization Technology is available.

Dec 19, camera news. Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation. Gear of the Year – Richard’s Choice: I have to admit that under all but the most challenging lighting conditions, the F40fd out-of-camera results were more immediately pleasing.