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Nikon D5100 16.2MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera - My Review

Updated on March 10, 2013

Turn an Ordinary Moment into Timeless Moment with Nikon D5100

Beginners and professional photographers alike are confident in every DSLR camera Nikon seem to come up with. Nikon has been a leading company designing innovative and state-of-the-art cameras that you can never go wrong no matter where your passion in photography will take you. Among these cameras, Nikon D510 is something that you can use extensively, providing you with excellent image quality in a well-built, durable camera to last you a long time. Your creativity will be stimulated as Nikon D510 offers you versatile video and photographic tools which will yield superb image quality and amazing performance.

For a DLSR camera, Nikon 510 is a really a bargain which allows you to spend on high quality lenses. With very user-friendly features, developing your hobby into a professional level in photography is not impossible even at a short time. This camera from Nikon has successfully incorporated amazing lines of special features you can use either for recording Full High Definition or D-movies or taking still photographs. Precise color and details can still be achieved with exquisite detailing in shadows and highlight and its night vision mode allows for flexibility in capturing your subject and continuous shooting capturing each move your subject makes even in the dark.

Nikon d5100 Features

  • 18-55mm Lens Nikon D510 CMOS Digital SLR Camera DLSR
  • 3.0", 921,000-dot high-Density Vari-Angle horizontal type LCD Monitor
  • In-camera Special filters in both video and still modes
  • In-camera High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Excellent Full 1080p High Definition Movies featuring Full-Time Autofocus
  • 16.2 Mega Pixel DX-format and image processor in EXPEED 2
  • Price ranges from $630.00-$649.00

Pros

Nikon D5100 16.2MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera is smaller and more lightweight but has superior video and still image quality and capable of shooting in low-light excellently. It has a sharp and articulating LCD monitor and equipped with a lot of in-camera effects that you can use as a novice or professional photographer. You can expect continuous autofocus in the course of your live view shootings. Precision in speed and performance in capturing your subject with perfect brilliance each time you need it.

Cons

Slow continuous autofocus during live view for Nikon D510 for a limited few reviewers. However, for a DLSR starter, this camera's performance is totally amazing particularly on its design and price class in the market.

Customer Reviews and scores

This user-friendly Nikon D5100 was reviewed by 298 customers, whereby 213 of them gave this product a 5 star rate. 46 reviewers gave it 4 stars, 17 gave it 3 stars, 2 stars by 7 reviewers, and 15 reviewers gave it 1 star. With these ratings, the Nikon D5100 garnered an average customer score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Nikon D5100 can provide you with great DLSR features with new setting in HDR and effects mode that are very user-friendly. This product offers you excellent combination of high quality results both in still photography and recording a video, complete with exceptional features that include first-class in-camera effects. You can capture every beautiful moment and get creative beyond your imagination can take you with Nikon D5100.

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Nikon D5100 Hands-on Review (Video Review)

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    • Stickypony LM profile imageAUTHOR

      Stickypony LM 

      6 years ago

      @dogface lm: Thats a great idea, gonna check if i have some pictures i can upload :)

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      dogface lm 

      6 years ago

      Have you uploaded any photos taken with that camera? :-) I'd be willing to see them.

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      antoniow 

      6 years ago

      Nice Nikon review, great job! Squidlike

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