Nikon D3100 Having been away from ‘proper cameras’ for the best part of 10 years I decided to venture into the world of DSLR’s. My Dad and Brother had both bought Nikon D40s last year and I was impressed with their results, so I had already decided on a Nikon. I spent a couple of months weighing up whether to buy the D40′s replacement, the D3000 or blow my budget and buy the new D3100. In the end, after reading lots of reviews and a slight drop in price I went for the D3100. I made the right choice…
Brilliant D-SLR with the best image quality for the price I have owned and used a number of Nikon digital SLR’s. My first was a D50, then D80, D200 and more recently the D300. All great cameras and the D300 is amazingly good. But like all digital SLR’s they are only as good as the sensor (chip) inside. For example, the 1999 D1 is better built than any modern consumer SLR but effectively useless due to the relatively poor pictures it takes.The big change recently for Nikon was the switch to CMOS sensors from their previous Sony CCD sensors…
Staggeringly good for the money You won’t regret getting this camera. It is Nikon’s lowest price DSLR, yet it is packed with features that were until recently only found on the top end DSLRS. The 14mp sensor is as big as you will ever need, the picture quality is stunning even in low light, the autofocus is amazing, the video is amazing … honestly, how can you fault this camera?Normally I would be tempted by a model higher up the range, but in this case Nikon has made a base model so good it really is the pick…
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