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At F/1.9, the Fujifilm Natura Black F1.9 is the widest aperture compact point and shoot camera of the era. It is sometimes known as the 'Moonlight Camera'. Designed to benefit from Fujifilm's high speed 'Natura' range of films, if the camera is loaded with any film cartridge that has a DX value of ISO800 or higher, the camera utilises a different exposure program that makes best use of available light.

With a focal length of 24mm, the Fujifilm Natura Black F1.9 has one of the widest angles of view on a compact point and shoot camera.


Release and DiscontinuationEdit

Released in July 2001, and discontinued in November 2006, the camera was not marketed outside Japan. The camera is rare and sought after by collectors. The camera was also available in green grey and pink metallic finishes, known as the Fujifilm Natura S.

Image QualityEdit

Despite the impressive lens specification, the camera tends to produce less than ideally exposed images with vignette and distortion. High speed film images come out grainy and with high contrast.


The camera is is strictly Program AE only and the aperture is not user-selectable.

A domestic market-only product, all instructions and controls on the camera

Back Open

are in Japanese.
Identity of the Menu Buttons
Label Modes
Flash [Auto], On, Red Eye, Off, Slow Synchro
Timer [Off], 10s Timer/ Remote
Focus [AF], Infinity
Exposure Compensation -2, -1.5, -1, -0.5, [0], +0.5, +1, +1.5, +2


Fujifilm Natura Black F1.9/ Natura S Major Specifications
Using Film 135 (35mm) rolls (DX mark)
Automatic (DX system with) ISO50 ~ 3200
Screen Size 35mm standard size (24mm × 36mm)
Lens Super EBC Fujinon lens 7 6 groups F = 24mm, 1:1.9

0.3x optical viewfinder
Darklines for AF target mark and close-up parallax correction
Exposure warning light

Autofocus 0.4m ~ ∞
AF Lock
Exposure Control ISO 100: EV7 (* 2) ~ 17 ISO 1600: EV7.5 (* 4.5) ~ 17
 (* without flash)
NP Mode With ISO1600 film loaded, allowa non-flash photography at night
Film Loading Auto-loading
Film Rewind Auto rewind
Mid-roll rewind b

Charging time: about 5 seconds
Auto mode / flash on mode / flash stop mode, Night Portrait / Red-eye reduction mode (after seven pre-flash, flash)

Flash Range

ISO 100: 0.4 ~ 4m*
ISO 100: 0.4 ~ 8m*
ISO 100: 0.4 ~ 12m*
ISO 100: 0.4 ~ 16m*

  • When using colour negative film
Electronic Timer 10S, with self-timer lamp
LCD Display Frame counter (countdown)
NP self-timer mode, flash mode / date battery charging mode, flash mode, focus backlit remote control
Exposure Compensation +/-2 EV in 1/2 stops
Power One CR2 lithium battery
Other Features Remote control
1/4" tripod screw hole

Date function

Size 109.5 × 58.0 × 37.0mm (excluding protrusions)
Mass 195g without battery


Fujifilm official page (Japanese)

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