Nikon D80

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One of the key advances developed for the D80 is its high-resolution image-processing engine. At its heart is a dedicated high-performance processing chip that greatly accelerates performance on all le...

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Excellent

A high quality camera with an array of useful feat...

A little heavy, but this does not affect my 5 star...

If you are familiar with my reviews you will be aware that a few weeks ago I discussed one of our two cameras, namely Fujifilm Finepix AV200, which perfectly meets our requirements for simple snap and shoot photography. The review briefly mentioned our main camera, the Nikon D80, which I can...

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Excellent

perfect grip, large prismatic viewfinder

doesn't have internal memory

Nikon D80 My first real DSLR camera, which I have become addict to even if it requires me to learn a lot and keep challenging myself into operating it better and better ammoed with knowledge. It had been my dream to own a SLR camera, I've always had a passion for the big cameras and I was jealous...

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“Developing With Nikon”

published 05/02/2012

good quality photos, nice design

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I am not a photography whizz but I do really enjoy doing photography when I get time. Now, bare with me photography experts if I say something that you don't agree with on this camera as I have never reviewed a Digital SLR before and am still getting to grips with my Nikon. I mainly use my Nikon...

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Excellent

viewfinder, resolution, lcd, menu system, build, p...

dslr dust(?), kit lens CA, incandescent white bal,...

The long-awaited upgrade/replacement to the D50 &/or D70s, the D80 is a sterling product which packs an awful lot into a tried-and-tested body. As this is a review, not a specification list, its features will be reviewed, not listed (which is surely why you visit Ciao!); specs are all over the...

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Excellent

“Nikon D80 - Digital SLR”

published 22/11/2007

Quality Lenses, High level imaging, good all round...

Heavy and large to handle.

Nikon D80 Digital SLR As with my reviews, I will assume you will go to find the detailed technical specifications of the camera from a dedicated site, and are relying on a 'real life' and 'lived with it' opinion. Please refer to Nikon.com for detailed specs. The D80 is somewhere between a...

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Super

low price, uses SD cards, not as heavy as the high...

noisy at high ISO's/low light conditions

The nikon d80 is a few years old now and has been replaced by a newer model (the d90). As such it is possible to get a d80 for a very competitive price whilst still maintaining the image quality you desire and expect from a dslr. While the d80 is not a 'top of the range' dslr, and was never...

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Excellent

Image quality and build quality

Lots of noise at high ISO

Background The Nikon D80 is Nikon's attempt to get back into the Prosumer market after the D70 & D70s were getting a bit long in the tooth. What they have cleverly done is take all the decent features from their D200 (which has recently been replaced by the D300) and mix it together with elements...

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“The new Nikon D80”

published 06/12/2006

Photokina 2006: Pete looks at the Nikon D80, what else would you want?

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Super

Range of Nikon "F" lenses, Great picture quality,...

Price!

2 1/2 years ago Nikon announced the six megapixel D70, their first affordable enthusiasts digital SLR, it proved to be a very popular camera and strong competitor to the Canon EOS 300D. Just a year and 1/2 later Nikon revealed the D70s which was essentially the same camera with a some subtle...

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Excellent

“Nikon D80 review”

published 16/07/2008

High quality sensor, fast, responsive, it's a Niko...

Erratic light meter

This is my first Digital SLR camera and have found it to be very good overall. The 10.2 megapixel sensor records very fine pictures especially when set to 100 ISO. Noise or grain gets quite noticeable when set to 800 ISO and above but still usable up to 1600. The D80 is fast and responsive and...

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Excellent

“D80 - fantastic!”

published 31/10/2007

Build quality, excellent pictures, 3 frames per se...

Can be heavy if you're not used to SLRs

Have had an eye on a digital SLR for some years, but never got around to taking the plunge until this chap came along. I'd been using two Sony cameras, which were very good for general family shots. However, as my sons got older and started playing rugby and football, they just couldn't keep up...

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Good

“Big beast in little package”

published 13/08/2008

great producing photographs/easy to use

slow

A wonderful camera for the price. You can spend thousands of dollars for camera with all of the bells and whistles that you will no nothing about though out your ownership of the camera. This is a great camera for all levels of experience, but mainly for the weekend photographer. It's light...

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Excellent

“Nikon D80”

published 02/07/2010

Easy to use.

Having to use a viewfinder to take a shot.

Advantages: Easy to use. Disadvantages: Having to use a viewfinder to take a shot. I brought this camera body as a second camera when starting up a wedding photography business ( since closed ). Much like Nikon's other camera bodies, this one is easy to use but unlike the very latest Nikon's it...

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Excellent

build quality, picture quality, ease of use

very occasional difficulties with auto focus, no a...

To keep this short and sweet : I have had this camera several months. I am a young enthusiast photographer who upgraded from a digital compact. The camera has worked very well in all kinds of photography situations, from gigs, sports events and parties to fine art, close up work and portraiture...

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Excellent

“Nikon D80”

published 24/05/2008

Many settings are adjustable by easy to reach dial...

It is necessary to purchase a memory card seperat...

I purchased this camera in April, 2008, and I am glad I did ! I purchased a 'kit' package which included the D80 body and a 18 - 135 mm AL lense. The kit does not come with a memory card which has to be purchased seperately. After charging the battery I had the camera functioning in a matter of...

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