Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S2980 HD Digital Bridge Camera ?

Why only two settings on my s2980 for d.o.f.


\015 Trying to get narrow d.o.f. for close up, standing 1m away, screen shows ref af flashing on manual. camera only offers two settings \012on manual f3.1 and f6.4 not allowed to take it below f3.1\015

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The lens on the S2980 only opens up to f/3.1, and that only at the wide end of the zoom range. At the wide end the only available aperture settings are f/3.1 and f/6.4. At the long end they are f/5.6 and f/11. See the specifications on page 119 of the manual.

In general, compact cameras simply do not give you the control that larger (heavier, more expensive) SLRs do.
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