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Old Jan 3, 2003, 9:48 PM   #1
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Default A new twist on the Fuji 3800 low light pix problem

As a true newbie when it comes to photography I am amazed with what this camera just did. I read so much in my research about the problems this camera has taking pix in low light that I ALMOST didn't buy it. It seems to work wonderfully in regular nighttime indoor lighting and I just stepped into a VERY dark basement, I used the flash and can not believe the picture! It is awesome, you can take pictures in the dark with this camera and see everything, I can't wait to take nightime shots in the snow. Yes, I was shooting blind since I could not see anything on the LCD but it's easy enough to shoot, check and reshoot if you need to. This is fun stuff!
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Old Jan 3, 2003, 10:06 PM   #2
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just some food for thought, using full zoom in lowlight can really reduce the amount of light available to lens. if you ever have problem try reducing amount of zoom.
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Old Jan 3, 2003, 10:18 PM   #3
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I agree with the initial comments...I've done some shots with no light and have gotten good results.

The problems with low lighting is inability to focus (having a manual focus is handy for those instances, or at least a focus assist beam on your camera), and unable to see anything in the viewfinder (especially cameras with EVFs, Electronic Viewfinders).
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