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Nikon D3100 Digital SLRs

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $596.95
LCD : 3 in. Display | Max. ISO : 100 

Product Description

Based on the D3000, the 14-megapixel entry-level D3100 digital SLR adds 1080p full HD video and it's the world's first DSLR to have full-time auto focus in video mode.

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Nikon D3100 Pro Review The Nikon D3100 is one of the hottest digital SLRs on the market right now. The great price (under $600 with a lens), plenty of features, excellent image quality and access to Nikon’s excellent lenses make it a no-brainer for first time digital SLR buyers or even serious photographers on a budget. The D3100 has a 14-megapixel sensor, ISO 3200 sensitivity (expandable to ISO 12,800), a 3-inch LCD display, full HD video with continuous auto focus and an 11-point auto focus system. After using it for a couple days and taking some great fall color photos, I’m impressed with the camera’s performance and even more impressed with the image quality... Continue reading →

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Old man ? big kid a Beginner

Date Reviewed: July 14, 2012

Strengths:    Easy to use, great results. The built in guide is useful, especially for a novice. The price is good for an entry level camera and I can see it lasting me quite a while. Although calling 'entry level' is a bit deceiving as it is capable of producing, as far as I can see, perfectly professional results once mastered. At the moment I can think of no reasons why I should change it. The option of VR on the lens options is good

Weaknesses:    Perhaps an infra red option for the remote as the older version used to have, but that's not a how stopper as there are plenty of good value wireless remotes out there. I can't think of anything bad to say about it to be honest as I'm loving using it!

Bottom Line:   
I read a few reviews before I purchased this camera, which were all very positive. I have no regrets at all buying this camera, and it was just the thing to get me back into SLR photography after a 30 year break.
Got a good deal in my view at £350 GBP with the 18-55 Nikkor lens ($545 USD approx)

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Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Cameraland, Cardiff

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by fcimbar a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: December 1, 2010

Strengths:    Compaact-like
Image quality
SD card
Battery life
Nikkor lenses

Weaknesses:    No DOF dedicated button
No AF motor

Bottom Line:   
Great entry level DSLR

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Similar Products Used:   D40

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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My son has the Nikon D3100

We've seen his pics and videos and think they are outstanding. The price has dropped significantly because of the newer models. We are thinking of buying one- Thoughts? PaulRead More »

Canon 450D or Nikon D3100? - Help my newbie self please.

Hi, I'm interested in getting in to photogrpahy. The only camera's i have at the moment are either in my mobile phone or a small out of date compact. Not only do i want to get in to photography but i'd like some good quality photos regardless of the lighting situation with proper zoom and what i h ... Read More »

D3100 with Nikkor Q 135mm f3.5

This is Northport Village. The camera allowed me to capture fast action and crop plenty to get distant events. [img]http://www.shuttertalk.com/forums/attachment.php?aid=1019[/img] [img]http://www.shuttertalk.com/forums/attachment.php?aid=1020[/img] [img]http://www.shuttertalk.com/forums/attachme ... Read More »

First D3100 Shots

I continue to use the Tokina 28-70mm f3.5 macro lens with the Vivitar .43x aux attached(Manual mode of course). It takes my kind of photo I guess. I wandered the neighborhood and got these shots. [img]http://www.shuttertalk.com/forums/attachment.php?aid=999[/img] [img]http://www.shuttertalk.com ... Read More »

D3100 came today

D3100 came today I took a few sample shots. I put that Vivitar .43x aux on the kit lens to produce very wide angle. But the auxilary also adds some distortion and vignetting with that lens. I also tried the camer with the Nikkor q 135 f3.5 lens--just looking through a window and at some vases o ... Read More »

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