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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera " A Camera with Remote Control and Slideshow Function

By Fred Gagnon

Now you can compose a slideshow right in your camera with the Nikon D80 Digital SLR Cameras built-in slideshow function. This high performance 10.2 megapixel camera offers high precission imaging. It works well with the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Nikkor Zoom Lens. For a more convenient shooting, it allows you to use the wired and wireless remotes.

Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera features high resolution imaging. Its 10.2 megapixel Nikon DX format CCD image sensor will enable you to produce brilliant images. You can choose from three image sizes: 3872 x 2592 pixels, 2896 x 1944 pixels and 1936 x 1296 pixels.

It offers high-speed continuous shooting and fast start-up. The start up time is mere 0.18 seconds, while the shutter release has only 80ms lag. It can shoot up to 3 frames per second (fps) in burst and up to 100 consecutive JPEG images. This camera has an electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter.

It features a wide and bright pentaprism viewfinder. It also features 11-point autofocus system that has AF-assist illuminator that helps you shoot in low-light conditions. With pentaprism mechanism and 11-point autofocus system the in the camera, you can shoot moving objects clearly.

The refined 11-area auto focus system has a new auto-area auto focus mode and center sensor. It can also be switched to a wide-frame operation. It has 100"1600 ISO sensitivity range and up to ISO 3200 with boost. The in-camera retouching menu features D-Lighting, red-eye reduction, image trimming, monochrome and filter, small picture and image overlay.

For automatic exposure, it has 3D color Matrix Metering II and 420 pixel RGB sensor. This solves your problem with bad lighting conditions. You can optimize images with the user selectable image optimization options. Options include Normal, Softer, Vivid, More Vivid, Portrait, Custom and Black-and-White.

Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera has 2.5 230,000 LCD color monitor. This allows 170-degree, wide range viewing. It also has top-mounted dial that lets you select from the seven preset scene modes. These scene modes are auto portrait, landscape, macro, close-up, sports, night landscape and night portrait.

The very affordable Nikon big zoom Nikkor 18-135mm (7.5X) will help give you fantastic quality images. This lens zooms smoothly and balances well. But if you want long telephoto reach with optical Vibration Reduction and a SWM (Silent Wave Motor), use the AF-S 70-300 mm VR (4.3x).

It has a power system that reduces its consumption, thus, giving the battery a longer life. You can shoot up to 2,700 images per battery charge. The camera also has the new battery meter menu option. This will allow you to see and estimate your batterys life.

In addition to these features, the Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera has built-in slideshow function. Just select images and choose from the following effects: slide-in, slide-out, fade-in and fade-out. You can also add music and style. You can view the slideshow from the 2.5 LCD or on your television.

Shoot conveniently with the wireless ML-L3 IR remote control and MC-DC1 remote cord. These two are the remote shutter release you can use for a more relaxed and convenient shooting.

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