Design Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR
As already mentioned, the HS30EXR different appearance from its predecessors is little that is positive. In terms of size, weight and design, it moves pretty close to a compact entry-level DSLRs. Thus it is comparatively compact, but by no means small. On the right side of the housing there is a generously sized handle that ensures a secure fit in your hand. For this, not least, the rubberized coating is responsible, in which there is a slight depression on the middle finger. On the back of the case, there is a generous thumb rest.
Front on the top of the handle sits the shutter button is surrounded by an on / off switch. Right behind it are buttons for exposure compensation and burst mode. And finally, there are still two slightly tilted to the rear and good reach with your right thumb rotating elements - the left one is used to select the recording mode, the right for a quick meeting of shooting settings.
Similar to many Spiegelrefelxkameras brings the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR left of the rear display a series of buttons that can be used in various imaging parameters control quick: ISO speed, metering mode, AF area, AF mode and white balance. The photographer simply press the desired button and jump to the adjustment wheel on the top of the camera to the desired setting.
On the right side of the display is finally up first a dedicated button to start video recording. Below follow a button for AE lock and a four-way pad with a central Menu / OK key. In addition to navigating through the menus, the directional buttons of the pad also serve to invoke macro mode, self timer and flash. The up-arrow key can occupy the photographer with any setting, such as RAW image or picture quality.