The camera used throughout the entire trip was a lightweight and compact Fujifilm Finepix with the following specs:


FinePix S5800


Number of effective pixels

8.0 million pixels


CCD sensor

1/2.5-inch CCD

Internal memory (approx. 26MB) plus:

·      xD-Picture Card™ (16MB – 2GB)

·      SD memory card

·      SDHC memory card

File format

·          Still image JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2)

·          Movie AVI (Motion JPEG) with sound

·          Audio WAVE format, Monaural sound


Fujinon 10x Optical zoom lens , F3.5 – F3.7


Lens focal length

f=6.33mm – 63.3mm, Equivalent to 38-380mm on a 35mm



F3.5 – F13.6, 7 steps in 1/3 EV increment


Digital zoom

Approx. 5.1x   


Shutter speed

4 sec. to 1/1000 sec. (depending on Shooting mode)



2.5-inch, approx. 230,000 pixels, low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage, 60fps


Photography functions

High speed shooting, Best framing, Post shot assist windows, Frame No. memory, Automatic playback, Histograms



106.1(W)x75.7(H)x80.7(D) mm / 4.2(W)x3.0(H)x3.2(D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)



Approx. 307g/10.8oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)



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