out of 5
After reviewing all of the makes that I could find for the features that I was looking for, I chose the Fuji FinePix S602Z. It had the best price compared with all the others I looked at that had comparable features. I have truly fallen in love with digital photography because of this camera. The pictures are sharp, clear and give a true rendition of the scene photographed. It handles and uses just like a 35mm camera. It has Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual mode,Program mode, A Scene mode and I can shoot 15 min., in video mode. The hot shoe allows me to use professional lighting and Flash. And last but not least is the 2 macro photography modes that just can't be beat. It is user and ergonomcally friendly. It's a great camera.