Nikon D3000

The NIKON D3000 is an Interchangeable lens camera, which is an SLR. The NIKON D3000 was announced on 30 – July – 2009. The NIKON D3000 has a CCD type imaging sensor which has a size of 23.6 x 15.8 mm (3.72 cm²) and the camera has 10.8 million effective pixels. The pixel density of the camera is 2.7 MP/cm².

Nikon D3000

The ISO rating of the NIKON D3000 is 64 – 1600. With the Boost on the ISO speed increases to 3200. The camera is equipped with a Nikon Multi-CAM1000 Autofocus. Along with this there is also a manual focus in the camera. The features where this camera lacks are digital zoom and optical image stabilization. The NIKON D3000 does not have optical image stabilization which is a much needed feature. Sometimes the pictures clicked by the camera are sluggish.

Nikon D3000

The NIKON D3000 minimum shutter speed is 30 sec and the maximum speed is 1 / 4000 sec. There is also a built in Pop – Up Flash in the camera. There is also option for connecting hot – shoe external flash to the camera to get a brighter burst. There are different flash modes like Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow and Rear curtain. The exposure compensation of the NIKON D3000 is – 5 to + 5 EV in 1 / 2 or 1 / 3 EV steps. The camera has features like SF priority and shutter priority. There is also a 1.5 focal length multiplier in the camera.

Nikon D3000

The NIKON D3000 has a self timer which delays the shutter release by 2, 5, 10 or 20 sec. There is no inbuilt memory in the camera. The camera is compatible with SD / SDHC memory card slots. Thus there is a certain cost of the memory card along with the purchase of the camera. There are many sellers who offer the cameras in a combo along with the memory cards and other accessories for free.

Nikon D3000

The NIKON D3000 has an optical pentamirror viewfinder which has coverage of 95%. There is also a 3 inch LCD with 230000 pixels. The resolution of the screen is good. There is also a 2.0 USB port on the camera to facilitate connection to the computer. The NIKON D3000 is powered by Lithium Ion (EN-EL9a) & the charger of the camera included with the camera.

Nikon D3000

The NIKON D3000 dimensions are 126 x 97 x 64 mm (5 x 3.8 x 2.5 in). The camera weighs 536 gm which is approx 19 oz. The NIKON D3000 price in India is approximately Rs.40000/-. The NIKON D3000 is a good camera but the camera is not a very good option for the professionals as it lacks capability in many places. On top of it, the camera is also priced highly. If you are willing to spend that much amount, then go ahead buy it.

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