Remember, the Nikon S has very few manual adjustments other than exposure compensation, white balance, ISO, vividness, and hue–forget manual focus or changing apertures and shutter speeds. The Nikon S is very quick to find focus, locking onto your target in less than 0. All pix shot in low lite outdoors, night in auto mode with flash. The large 3 inch LCD monitor has a excellent resolution of k dots, resulting in a detailed and vibrant display that puts standard LCD screens to shame. Videos are acceptable, if not in the same league as a camcorder; but at least you can zoom optically while recording, for greater versatility. There are, as mentioned earlier, multishot modes for improving low-light photos as well as an HDR high dynamic range mode that combines photos taken at different exposures to help bring out highlight and shadow detail.

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Scene Auto Selector is similar to intelligent auto found on other digicams.

There are 17 scene modes to choose from, including the clever Scene Auto Selector, which automatically recognizes the scene in your picture from 6 presets Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Closeup and Backlight and adjusts the camera settings accordingly.

A telephoto, the distortion is again somewhat high, with bright reddish pixels dominating the outer edges, while slightly milder greenish-blue pixels are visible opposite.

Nikon CoolPix S Digital Camera (Black) B&H Photo Video

Similar to the S but smaller lighter larger sensor cheaper But The 10x zoom lens provides a versatile focal range of mm, impressive given the overall size ocolpix the camera, and is just wide enough for landscapes and with more than enough reach for candid portraits. The Nikon digital camera has a smile timing sensor to automatically capture a picture when your subject smiles.

I cpolpix find multiple situations where I would not prefer it over a DSLR, of course, but I know when this camera is appropriate and use it, I would most definitely recommend it, as I found alot of other point and shoot models were not nearly sufficient, and this one exceeds.


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Nikon COOLPIX S8100 12.1MP Digital Camera – Red

The new S coollix ready to go straight after the half-second foolpix, making it one of the faster compacts that we’ve tested recently. The S also includes MB of built-in memory. If you plan to do a lot of panning from side to side or shooting fast-moving subjects, there is a lot of judder. Although not a mega-zoom, the Nikon S’s 10x zoom is a good one–especially the fact the body is only slightly more than an inch thick.

Nikon COOLPIX S MP Digital Camera – Red | eBay

This is a solid, easy-to-hold camera you’ll have no problems carrying around at all times. With Scene mode you have access to 13 of the usual choices ranging from Portrait to Food. At first I wasn’t completely satisfied with the images captured by the Nikon S It offers x, x and x pixel movies at 30 or 15fps, and x pixels at 15fps saved in the Quicktime. Although it’s not my preferred mm, the 30mm setting provides a bit of good perspective distortion not geometric distortion which is a true positive with architectural images such as a Gehry building in Manhattan or the parachute jump in Coney Island.

It moves through the 10x range very quickly with no “hitching. They’re not revolutionary, but if you like to experiment they’ll be welcomed.

cooolpix Once you have captured a photo, the Nikon Coolpix S has quite a good range of options when it comes to playing, reviewing and managing your images.

High ISO light sensitivity up to ISO at full resolution throughout the range reduces the risk of blurred images, while the Motion Detection option automatically detects and compensates for both camera and subject movement. In the end, it’s the printed results that matter, making us feel good about recommending the Nikon Coolpix S as a quality contender in the pocket long zoom space, and a Dave’s Pick!


I’m using a soft suede pouch when it’s in my pocket to protect it. Note that in the wide-angle shot, the difficulty couldn’t be more pronounced, with fine red detail against a blue sky, so we think the S did pretty well considering.

Enhanced shooting and editing functions include a new Mode Dial conveniently placed next to the shutter-release button for quick and easy access to shooting modes, the Creative Slider which simplifies adjusting brightnesssaturation and color tone in-camera, Quick Retouch, and D-Lighting, giving users the ability to adjust their images during playback. I found the scene selections in difficult situations really improved quality over just taking photos in auto mode. It is very frusterating.

Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Good versitile pocket camera with all the bells and whistles Going on vacation and did not want to carry heavy DSLR camera outfit so bought this. The quality of the photographs taken has exceeded my expectations, and is encouraging me to use the camera as often as possible and experiment with settings.

My daughter recently borrowed the camera during a college trip, and was consistantly getting better quality pictures than her friend who was using a camera that was over twice as expensive as the Coolpix S Date published: As noted, the camera travels the zoom range smoothly, and at 10x the time it takes from mm is rather quick.

If you are “in” to multifunctions and dials, this is the one for you.

For the same price as its predecessor you get a lot more camera, better photos, and burst shooting capable of up to 10 frames per second, among other performance gains. Then, it automatically chooses the sharpest shot.