6 Scene SR AUTO

Framed scenes are automatically detected and selected into appropriate camera settings: Portrait, Landscape, Night, Macro, Night Portrait, and Backlit Portrait.


Recognizes portraits by detecting the faces quickly in the frame and optimizing focus, brightness and white balance.


Scenic shots such as mountains and buildings are automatically recognized. Colors of the sky, forests, and flower fields are captured in vivid colors and depth.


For low-light and nighttime scenarios, shutter speed and sensitivity are automatically adjusted, producing blur-free pictures with minimal noise.


Macro mode sets the focusing position of the details of small flowers or tiny subjects accurately.

Night Portrait

When photographing people at night or in low light, SR AUTO optimizes flash range, shutter speed, and exposure of the portraits, while capturing smooth and luminous background.

Backlit Portrait

Optimizes brightness of the faces that usually end up in shadow and underexposure caused by the light behind.

Face Detection

Face Detection optimizes people pictures by identifying faces and adjusting focus and exposure to ensure bright, clear results.

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FinePix JZ500

Red-eye Removal in Detected Faces

Red-eye removal automatically detects and corrects flash reflection for a perfect end result.

Instantly Detect up to 10 Faces!

The Face Detection can simultaneously recognizes up to 10 faces in a photo. Share your group portraits using the Zoom Up function in playbacks, checking each detected face. Each priceless expression can be cropped and saved in clear high resolution results.

Auto Dog / Cat Detection

Featuring the world's first Auto Dog / Cat Detection function, the FinePix JZ500 will take photos of your beloved pets. Working in a similar way to Face Detection, Auto Dog / Cat Detection recognizes the faces of cats or dogs* and optimizes the camera's settings for wonderful pet pictures. An auto release function can also be selected to automatically take a photo when the pet is looking directly at the camera.

  • * Up to 10 dog or cat faces per photo; cannot detect pet faces in profile; cannot detect faces in scenes with both dogs and cats in the frame.

Face Recognition

The FinePix JZ500's new Face Recognition technology allows you to ‘register’ up to eight individual faces. When the camera next detects that you are taking a photo of one of your registered faces, the focus and exposure are instantly optimized for that person. Face Recognition also lets you group and sort your photos by your registered faces.

Post-Capture (File Management)

Viewing the photos containing a specific person by using Image Search.


Maximum of 8 persons can be registered.
The name, birthday, and category (friends/family etc.) can be registered.


Prioritize focus and exposure right on the face of the special person.
Recognizes faces of 4 people at the same time.