Buying Fuji S5000.... amateur photographer has questions.. read inside

Discussion in 'Fuji' started by Aero, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. Aero

    Aero Guest

    I am getting a Fuji S5000 and am wondering if you have any comments on the
    camera. Also, What sort of lenses would be best to buy with it for effects.
    I want to get a polarizer and a gradial color filter, what else do you
    recommend.

    Thank You

    Aero
     
    Aero, Jan 26, 2004
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  2. Aero

    . Guest

    Polarizer would be good do everything else with a good photo editor.
     
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  3. What Dot said: polarizer, maybe a UV / Skylight filter for "protection"
    and that's that. Forget about color filters, and their like. You won't need
    them, as you can do all that stuff in programs like Photoshop and their
    like a lot easier. Same applies for shooting anything but colour photos:
    Sepia, and Black / White are better achieved by converting afterwards...
     
    Mathias Schmid, Jan 26, 2004
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  4. Aero

    Aero Guest

    Thank you very much guys :)

    Aero
     
    Aero, Jan 27, 2004
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  5. Aero

    Alan Kerr Guest

    Same applies for shooting anything but colour photos:
    I disagree, you can't simulate quality B&W film and get the same quality

    Alan
     
    Alan Kerr, Jan 27, 2004
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  6. I agree with you, but Aero asked about the S5000 specifically.
    Since it's a Digital Camera, there isn't much you can do "film"-wise.
    The camera achieves B/W mode or Sepia mode by re-calculating the
    picture from the colour information it's got. So I opted for shooting a
    colour picture and then changing it manually in photoshop (or others),
    since you won't lose the "colour information", and there is no difference
    between letting your camera drop to greyscale for you and doing it
    yourself but a little time and an overall better result (from my experience
    at least), and most digital pictures will have to be edited for printing anyhow.

    Mathias
     
    Mathias Schmid, Jan 27, 2004
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  7. Aero

    Sam Guest

    anyhow.

    I disagree, for an amateur, it is very handy for the camera to preview what
    your shot will look like in B&W as a feature that stands out in colour may
    well not work when you get it back home and convert in photoshop
     
    Sam, Jan 28, 2004
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  8. Aero

    Guest Guest

    In
    Hi,

    You might want to check out http://fujigroup.net and ask the forum at
    fujigroup.net as well!

    Ed
     
    Guest, Jan 28, 2004
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