Nikon flips out Vari-angle LCD, in-camera effects for new DSLR
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Nikon's D5100, the successor to its D5000 DSLR, has been refreshed with a creative Special Effects mode and a more convenient 3-inch swing-out LCD screen.
The 16.2 megapixel entry to mid-level DSLR is largely comparable to Canon's EOS Rebel T3i, with both sporting similar specs and price tag.
The D5100 comes with full manual controls, a wide ISO range of 100-6400/25,600, and full 1080p HD recording with full-time autofocus and manual exposure control but Nikon seems most excited about the camera's new range of on board creative effects.
Included in the Special Effects menu is an HDR (high dynamic range imaging) mode, a Color Sketch mode, a Miniature (tilt-shift) mode and a Night Vision mode, all of which can be applied to both photos and movies.
"Now more than ever, consumers want to pack only one device with them when travelling on excursions both far away and close to home," said Lisa Osorio, general manager of marketing at Nikon Inc.
"By providing consumers with a simple path to creative freedom for both stills and movies, the Nikon D5100 is designed to become an essential camera for capturing all of life's occasions."
For a hands-on look at the camera visit: http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/D5100/D5100A.HTM
The Nikon D5100 will be available in the US from mid April for $799.95 for the body only or $899.95 for the body and lens pack.
Life & Style blogs
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
- 1 Video of Irish 'professional boxer' fighting Istanbul neighbourhood goes viral in Turkey
- 2 Novel Scarlett Johansson tried to ban, Grégoire Delacourt’s The First Thing You See, to be published in UK
- 3 Toby Sheldon: Justin Bieber lookalike found dead in motel room
- 4 Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine
- 5 Pregnant teenager Neysi Perez 'wakes up in coffin' a day after her funeral
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£19000 - £23000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This IT and Telecoms company ar...
£18000 - £24000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A leading provider of ICT servi...
£20230 - £26000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you looking for a career in...
£13500 - £15000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This IT and Telecoms company is...