The back of the camera has a lot going on, starting with that gorgeous K dot LCD. The water pitcher and the white flowers shown here could both have used some positive exposure compensation. Corners are softer, with the upper left corner being the softest. Trending Price New. Save on Digital Cameras Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

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My camera came and after finding a small problem, was quickly replaced with the appoligies from the company I ordered it from.

And I could have lived happily ever after doing just that for HD movies or stills. D-Lighting is a long-standing Nikon technology that brightens the shadow areas of an image, and on the S it nijon be applied to an image after it has been taken. Stereo sound and 2x digital zoom. Data transfer to a computer is catered for with a USB 2.

Nikon Coolpix S Specs – CNET

The 10x optical zoom range offers great flexibility, though auto-only shooting may disappoint advanced shooters. Auto Scene handled a number of common problems with such dispatch that I was tempted to leave the camera set there instead of Auto. Colorspace – Headshot Photographer.

Black Nikon Coolpix Nikoon In the end, he resorted to using the Nikon S’s video mode for most of the rest of the evening. The Coolpix S doesn’t escape that fate.


And the lens uses Nikon’s Extra-low Nikkon glass to enhance sharpness and contrast. The four corners coolpiix the wheel also double up to access the flash, exposure compensation, macro and self-timer settings starting at 12 o’clock and going clockwise.

Is color science really important? Discuss in the Nikon Coolpix Talk forum. Images and movies are framed and reviewed on a 3. The Nikon S’s Macro mode captures reasonably sharp details at the center of the frame, though blurring is fairly strong in the corners and around the edges.

Announced Feb 3, S vs SX HS. If you have never used a digital camera before, or you’re upgrading from a more basic model, reading the well-written and easy-to-follow manual before you start is a good idea. Where was the S800 dial? Blink Warning alerts you if someone in the frame had their eyes closed, and the Smile Timer automatically takes the picture when a smile is detected.

Skip to main content. Corners on the left-hand side were a bit softer than the right. And Left accesses the self-timer options.

Nikon Coolpix S8000

A Sports Continuous release mode can capture up to 3 fps for 45 frames. ISO shots are also usable at 13×19 inches, with a little more softening in low-contrast areas. Right accesses EV compensation, which Nikon has rechristened the Creative Slider, because pressing it transforms the rotary multi-selector control into a tool to adjust Brightness, Vividness and Hue settings.


I’d thought I would prefer using the Shutter button for that, but I preferred having a different button for targeting the subject.

We picked up an external charger for under 6 bucks including shipping off of Amazon. Just be sure to select the format you want HD or SD before you start recording.

Unless the size of the camera is critical this one is great.

The Coolpix S’s unconventional controls include three mode buttons instead of a dial and a scroll dial to make creative adjustments to brightness, vividness, color, and exposure compensation, among other things. Thankfully leaving the anti-shake system on didn’t reduce the battery-life too much, with the camera managing just over a rather average shots using the supplied Lithium-ion rechargeable battery. If it doesn’t add to your photo, then it takes away from it.

See all 7 pre-owned listings. Overall saturation is good, and not quite as pumped as many consumer digicams.