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Sammerman 17 1
14 May 2005 8:14AM
A friend of my is looking for new camera. He looks for a camera with a very quick response time because he has little children and the move fast. The quality of the photos must be nice for home use

He can spend about 300/400 euro
Thanks Sam

I hope you understand me my English isnt very good.
robadsy 17 348
14 May 2005 9:15AM
fuji s5500, or s7000 gets my vote!

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sillyconguru 17 4.4k
14 May 2005 12:49PM
Not so sure about the S5500, especially if my S5000 is anything to go by. The AF is slow, this results in a long shutter lag. Other than this, it is a very capable camera.
ksh 17 467
14 May 2005 1:03PM
none of the fuji range are fast
robadsy 17 348
14 May 2005 10:10PM
i have an s5500 and the quoted .05 second shutter lag (quickest in its class) is quick enough for me.

it sounds like the conditions wont be that demanding???

i shoot motorsports and it serves me well.

i havent had a problem with the AF either. perhaps i bought a pay day camera?

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sillyconguru 17 4.4k
15 May 2005 8:12AM

Quote: .05 second shutter lag

I found that the S5000 had a fairly short shutter lag as long as the camera had been pre-focussed. Otherwise (when including time for the AF to do its job), I found that the shutter lag was at least 10 times the above quoted figure (1/2 - 1 second).

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