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What an SLR

Advantagesthe features, ease of use

Disadvantagesexpensive in my mind - but not relative to its peers

"Nikon D3100 Review Firstly I would like to say that I am not a camera expert and that this review is based entirely upon my own experience of this camera rather than an extensive knowledge of photography and cameras. Unfortunately my knowledge of cameras is fairly limited. This review would therefore only suit someone as a starting point for researching this camera rather than an all-encompassing one stop review that will give you everything you ..." Read review
17.05.2011

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Nikon D3100 SLR digital camera - just brilliant!

AdvantagesLight and easy to use

Disadvantagessome buttons not well placed

"...by a rubber flap. The Nikon D3100 is a single lens reflex (SLR) digital camera. The camera body did not come with a lens. We have a couple of lenses and find we use an 18-70mm Nikon lens most of the time. We paid around £400 for the camera and today it can be bought from Amazon for around £485 (includes basic lens). This type of camera holds its price and is a good investment if kept in good condition.~~Body Functions~~ ..." Read review
30.01.2012

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D3100 - The perfect DSLR for a beginner

AdvantagesHigh Resolution, Guide Mode, Range of different camera modes, Ability to edit images in camera

DisadvantagesNo 'quick' ISO control, Cost

"...- To get you started, Nikon have included a guide mode to take you through the basics of using the camera. This is a useful feature whilst you are still getting to grips with using a DSLR. Range of Camera Modes - A number of camera modes are installed into the camera including Macro for close up shots, a sports mode, shutter priority, aperature priority, manual and others. Editing features - Some post-image editing features are included with the camera ..." Read review
29.05.2012

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Community Level 2bmarks

bmarks

Great SLR for the Money

AdvantagesEasy to use, Ergonomic

DisadvantagesYou need to buy a lens

"I got my Nikon D3100 about a 6 months ago and I have been pretty happy since. I was looking to move into more advanced cameras and what I saw was that this SLR was the beginner camera. What I found most helpful as a beginner was the guide feature that this camera has. It has a step by step guide to get a certain type of picture and through this I started learn how to use the manual option that it has as well. To me the pictures were a lot better than ..." Read review
14.08.2011

Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful

Nikon D3100 Camera - the best choice for amateurs

AdvantagesPicture quality, Professional, helpful features, Design, Reliability, ease of use,

DisadvantagesNo knew visual design features except the video function

"NIKON D3100 - THE CAMERA THAT TEACHES YOU HOW I got my first DSLR camera in December, at first i was adamant i was going to get a canon, this is because the rest of my family own them and they are what i am used to and comfortable with. In Jessops (it closed a week later!) a man fronting the Nikon cameras told me the camera had great grip, HD Video capture, top quality HD images and that it was the best camera to buy for my first DSLR and after a ..." Read review
13.08.2013

Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful

Nikon D3100 - the best camera for it's price

AdvantagesThe price, good photo quality, choice of lenses available, battery life, easy to use

DisadvantagesNo image stabilization system

"...D3000: 11 focus points by Nikon Multi-CAM1000 technology. Camera doesn't have a focus motor by itself. This means that when you are choosing lenses, it is important to note that they have focus motor. Otherwise, you will have to focus manually. The D3100 has a built-in Live View technology, which lets you see the scene of image in display. This is especially useful for the people, who aren't familar to these kind of cameras. ISO sensitivity - 100-3200. ..." Read review
09.12.2012

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Community Level 1ailujaniger

ailujaniger

Nikon D3100 Entry level DSLR

Advantagescheap, quality images, lightweight.

Disadvantagesno external mic slot.

"When I first tried the Nikon D3100, I was happy with its size and weight. I am not an expert but i do love photography and having lived with Point and shoot all my life, i finally decided I have to have DSLR. The kit came with a 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor lens. What i love about the kit it is that it already has a VR feature that reduces shakes when taking photos handheld. The images are crisp and professional-looking. For beginners, they won't have a hard ..." Read review
14.09.2011

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful

Best starter-level product

Advantagesreally light and you can really get impressed from the results despite it is starter-level product

Disadvantageshas a bad back-screen and is unsatisfying for a professional.

"...of all, I am using Nikon D3100 for 2 years and i am still really happy by its results. First thing i would like to say is that Nikon D3100 has 14.2 Megapixels. it has a better image quality than any other starter-level products. it can shoot 1080p resolution video with 24fps and has the feature of continuous focusing during the video. the body itself is 505g and it is very small. the bad thing about the camera that disturbs me all the time is that ..." Read review
13.08.2013

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful

Community Level 1barbieblenks

barbieblenks

Perfect for every picture.

AdvantagesInstruction manual which tells you everythihg you need to know.

Disadvantagesheavy

"I LOVE my Nikon D3100. I have had a few small cameras for various birthdays and Christmas presents but the Nikon D3100 was definitely, without a doubt my favorite piece of camera equipment. The flash is perfect for out door, indoor and in the dark uses. This give pictures great effect and tends to make my pictures look reasonably professional. It is however expensive to some, but if someone wanted a decent pocket sized camera for holidays, special ..." Read review
16.05.2011

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful

Great for newbies

Advantagesease of use

DisadvantagesNo auto focus motor built into the camera so limits the type of lenses avaiable.

"I brought this camera knowing nothing about taking pictures. I think I have only ever owned one other camera in my life and that was about 15 years ago. The guide modes on the camera teach you most things you need to know and the picures you can start to take fairly quickly are great. I have had the camera about a month now and can pretty much get any effect I want to in complete manual mode all thanks to the guides build into the camera software. ..." Read review
23.10.2012

Ciao members have rated this review on average: not helpful

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