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The D70 is designed to satisfy your love of pictures. For the first time professional levels of image quality and performance are available to anyone regardless of photographic experience, thanks to a ...

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Excellent

Nikon build-quality. SLR flexibility. Great pictur...

Much bulkier than a pocket camera - one for a real...

Just to keep you up to date, this review refers to what is (only just) an older model now, having been superceded by the D70S which is essentially a rationalisation of some improvements to the camera's firmware. This alters the way the auto-focus selects things and tidies up up the menu system...

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Excellent

Its a full digital SLR with interchangeable lenses

Slight noise at 400ISO, poor strap design, nowt el...

I worked my way thru the ranks of digital cameras. I started with a tiny Fuji MX1300 1.2MP with NO features. I soon tired of that and upgraded to an Olympus C40z which was great, it did so much more and I even did my sons wedding photos with it. Then I got the MegaPixel bug and upgraded to a Fuji...

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Excellent

Brilliant Camera

Doesn't come with a card

And Birthday, Easter, Mothers day, Fathers Day etc. Yes the Nikon D70 is a serious piece of kit, and we have been after one for ages. The delay was not restricted solely by price, as there is a serious shortage of these cameras available in the UK (possibly world wide) and if you are lucky enough...

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Excellent

well made, handles well, ease of use, multi-featu...

fiddly to change features until used to system

The Nikon D70 follows in the Nikon tradition. It is a digital camera that handles like the superb professional cameras its shape and features are based upon. The build quality and handling are superb. This is a camera that I, as a former photographer and still taking pics to sell, am happy to use...

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Super

“To be scared, or to not...”

published 12/11/2005

Overall fantastic camera, fast shutterspeed, quick...

Neck strap?

This being my first expensive Digital camera for an up and coming photographer I was petrified at spending half a years hard earned cashed on one hit or miss product, fortunately I have been very pleased with the purchase. Being new to photography I was not totally up to date with technical...

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Excellent

Pin Sharp Pics, Build Quality, Ease of Use

Cost, Buying into Nikon Lenses

So you want to move from a point and shoot to a digital SLR? What are the options? Mainly a Canon or this the Nikon. I bought the Nikon due to the build quality, as soon as you put it into your hand it feels like a camera of this expense should do. The grip is nicely textured, it fits nicely in...

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Excellent

amazing quality, easy to operate, solid build

no card

I have been waiting to buy a digital SLR for a few years. Then Nikon broke the £1000 barrier with the D70. The lens you get in the kit is amazing quality and worth a fortune - so go for this over the body only for def! I was lucky to take the D70 on a 3 week trip crossing the Atlantic to New York...

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Excellent

“Very Good Camera”

published 18/04/2005

Fast start-up, very easy to use and excellent resu...

Not all software supplied is full, some is demo on...

I have use the D70 for simple automatic point and shoot pictures as well as for aerial survey images. I have found it to be very reliable and produce excellent results in many scenarios. The quality of aerial survey pictures have surpassed many of the equivalent film shots (including medium...

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Excellent

fantastic picture quality, shooting modes, SLR, si...

pricey, no CF card

I have only recently purchased this camera after a short tussle between the Minolta A2. I finally settled on the D70 despite the higher price tag (£250 more at the time with a 18mm Lens). I must admit the extra money was well worth it. This is the first time I have ever has an SLR camera and the...

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Excellent

ease of use, image quality, price, size, weight, b...

build quality, shooting speed, no flash sync

This camera is simply brilliant at what it does. It gives amazing value for money and provides the owner with a excellent peice of kit that performs up there with the big boys of the digita slr market. I have used this camera for portraiture, wildlife, landscape, macro, product, nude, sports...

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Super

Excellent functionality, great build quality with ...

ISO 200 is sometimes not low enough

Having used a compact digital compact for many years I was often frustrated with missing pictures of the kids as the camera never started quick enough or the shutter speed was never fast enough to stop bluring. Therefore decided to take the plunge and buy the D70 when it first came on to the...

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Excellent

“What a great camera!”

published 23/11/2005

It's a Nikon! Ease of use, multitude of functions,...

No low (100) ISO, no wired remote.

The main reasons why I bought a D70 were; it was a good price for the technology, I already have a reasonable amount of 35mm Nikon cameras/lenses, & I wouldn't buy a Canon ;-) The D70 is nicely balanced, it fits the hand well. The battery seems to last forever (well, almost). If you are used to...

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Excellent

“Nickon D70”

published 25/05/2005

High Picture Quality, Traditional "SLR" Digital C...

Bigger than most digital cameras, Heavy, Expencive...

The Nickon D70 is everything a professional, or Amature photographer needs. It has all the functions of the traditonal SLR cameras, but with the versitility of a Digital Camera, cutting down on costs of prosessing, and being able to edit easly using programs such as Photoshop. On the down side...

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Excellent

Idiot-proof autofocus and automatic modes, easy to...

Camera wobble at slow shutter speeds using autofoc...

The Nikon D70 is sort of last year's flavour of the year, when it was hailed as the best value for an SLR under a thousand quid. It's still good value, especially if you look around before you buy - there are plenty of cashback deals. If you're trying to decide whether to buy this or the Canon...

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Excellent

“snap away”

published 15/03/2006

a well priced low end digital slr

no usb2 function

Having had a nikon compact digital camera I thought it was time to join the digital slr league. I was weighing up between the canon 300 and this. after sifting through many reviews and trying the cameras out i went for the nikon d70. I've found nikons have been very reliable and found their...

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