First time digital SLR camera users will adore the new Nikon D3000 digital SLR camera. Nikon D3000 camera is not only about a series of automatic settings, but the USP of this digital SLR camera is indeed its intelligent Guide Mode, which will guide beginners throughout the entire photography activity.
Nikon D3000 Guide Mode
The Guide Mode will enable all novice digital SLR camera users to become masters in the art of SLR camera use. The interactive intuitive interface of the Guide Mode will help first time users to select the right shooting modes for different scenes. Moreover, the settings selected with Guide mode could be fine-tuned before taking a shot.
Nikon D3000 camera has 10.2-megapixel resolution. It features Nikon’s DX-format CCD sensor and EXPEED image processing technology. This digital camera is compatible with a wide range of NIKKOR lenses. The advanced technology of D3000 helps to retain the sharpness and details of the original image even after cropping and enlarging.
Nikon D3000 digital SLR camera also features Nikon’s advanced Scene Recognition System, Active D-Lighting, 3D Color Matrix Metering II, nonstop shooting up to 3 frames per second and 11-point selectable autofocus. Scene Recognition system adjusts settings for autofocus, exposure and white balance to produce optimal image quality. Active D-Lighting is required to enhance image details, specifically by balancing shadows and improving highlights in contrast scenes. The 11-point focus aids to set the focus over a wide frame area. The Picture Control System aids users to select the perfect setting from amongst six settings. The six settings are namely neutral, standard, monochrome, portrait, landscape and vivid.
This Nikon camera also boasts a 3-inch TFT LCD screen supporting larger font displays. After capturing a scene, users can edit the image with the help of the Retouch Menu. Leaving the original image unchanged, the integrated editing feature creates only a modified copy of the original picture.
The in-built Airflow Control System blows away dust from the camera sensors, making D3000 dust resistant.