Guide to the Fuji FinePix Pro S2
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helps you master the use of the Fuji S2 digital SLR, with a full description
of the camera features and lots of useful tips and background information.
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metering and autofocus modes explained in plain English! Wonder
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Table of Contents:
NOTE ON THIS EBOOK
CONVENTIONS USED IN THIS BOOK
FINEPIX S2 PRO BASICS
S2 PRO LINEAGE AND HISTORY
S2 PRO CONTROLS
S2 Pro Front View
S2 Pro Top View
S2 Pro Back View
S2 Pro Side View
S2 PRO DISPLAYS
Function Settings LCD
THE S2'S CCD
35mm Film or Digital?
Alternate Power Sources
SETTING THE DATE AND TIME
RESETTING THE CAMERA
USING THE S2 PRO
File Names and Folders
LENSES AND FOCUSING
The Autofocus System
Locking the Autofocus Area
METERING AND EXPOSURE
Depth of Field Preview
ERROR MESSAGES AND WARNINGS
IMAGE REVIEW AND PLAYBACK
CONNECTING TO A COMPUTER
Allowable Shutter Speeds Using Flash
Flash is the Shutter Speed
USING THE S2 PRO
THE WAY THOM USES THE S2 PRO
CLOSE-UP (MACRO) PHOTOGRAPHY
KEEPING THE CCD CLEAN
SPECIAL LIGHTING ISSUES
UV and Infrared
Shooting Under Fluorescent Lighting
WORKING WITH S2 PRO IMAGES
S2 PRO RELATED SOFTWARE
Third Party Software
DEALING WITH MOIRE
S2 PRO ACCESSORIES
FOCAL LENGTH LIMITATIONS
Lens Differences When Used for 35mm Film and S2
Other Lenses for the S2 Pro
Teleconverter and Extender Options
S2 PRO SPECIFICATIONS
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS