The Nikon D3100 is the perfect gadget to capture life’s fleeting moments in all their beauty and grace. Equipped with a 14.2MP CMOS sensor, this black DSLR camera captures top notch images that are high on quality and detail.Thanks to the included AF S DX NIKKOR 18 to 55mm f/3.5 to 5.6G VR
The Nikon D3100 is the perfect gadget to capture life’s fleeting moments in all their beauty and grace. Equipped with a 14.2MP CMOS sensor, this black DSLR camera captures top notch images that are high on quality and detail.Thanks to the included AF S DX NIKKOR 18 to 55mm f/3.5 to 5.6G VR lens, you photo sessions can begin as soon as you unpack this camera. Using this lens, you can capture outstanding photos across a wide range of angles and settings. With a recording resolution of 1920 x 1080, your movies will now seem lifelike. This camera provides you with plenty of modes that automatically adjust the image settings for you, so you can capture the best possible pictures regardless of the shooting conditions. For example, the Live View Functionality lets you use the D3100 as a point and shoot mera by letting you capture photos without having to adjust any settings. At just 1.11lbs, this camera is extremely lightweight and can be used effortlessly in both landscape and portrait modes.
The Next Level of Photography
Simple in functionality yet high on results, the Nikon D3100 will surprise you with its performance. Equipped with Nikon’s easy to use Guide Mode, this camera makes it easy for you to take great photos and shoot 1080p Full HD videos. Moreover, thanks to the included AF S DX NIKKOR 18 to 55mm f/3.5 to 5.6G VR lens, you will be clicking photos as soon as the camera is out of the box. Both casual group snaps, as well as professional still life photos, would look great. And you will be amazed at how easily you can do it all with the D3100.
Outstanding Image Detail
The DX format 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor offers exceptional image detail and color gradation. This enables you to capture the finer nuances of the original scene without much image noise. This sensor shows its true capabilities when you are taking photos of intricately detailed textures.
AF S DX NIKKOR 18 to 55mm f/3.5 to 5.6G VR Lens
Start shooting great pictures the moment you get the Nikon D3100 out of the box. As it comes bundled with the AF S DX NIKKOR 18 to 55mm f/3.5 to 5.6G VR lens, there is no need to buy a separate lens. The legendary NIKKOR optics provide quick and highly accurate autofocus for rich detail and striking contrast. The closeup capabilities of this lens enable you to capture great shots from a focusing distance of as little as 0.9 feet. Additionally, Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization ensures sharp images by minimizing the blurring caused camera shakes.
1080p Video Recording with Continuous Autofocus and Sound
As the Nikon D3100 effectively demonstrates, a good lens and advanced imaging systems can go a long way in increasing the quality of a video recording.This camera gives you the freedom to use a NIKKOR lens that is best suited for your needs. You can crank out amazing shots with defocused backgrounds.The integrated imaging system further helps improve the image quality. When you want to shoot action sequences, the Subject Tracking Autofocus helps keep the focus on the subject even if it is moving.Using the 3 Inch LCD screen of this camera, you can review your movies and make simple changes to them such as clipping off the scenes before or after a particular point.When you want to view your movies on a large HDTV, you can connect the Nikon D3100 to it using an optional HDMI cable and control the playback using the TV’s remote control.
With a compact and lightweight body, the Nikon D3100 becomes the DSLR of choice when going on long trips or expeditions. It weighs just 1.11 lbs and features an ergonomic grip that enables you to comfortably shoot in both landscape and portrait modes. Additionally, dedicated control buttons for important functions such as Live View, D Movie, and shutter release mode further simplify usage.
The Guide Mode
You can achieve the type of image you want even if you initially are unaware of all the capabilities of the Nikon D3100. The Guide Mode takes you through all the steps in changing the camera settings to achieve the desired effects. All you have to do is select a Guide Mode setting according to the scene and follow the instructions. This gets you acquainted with the camera settings and makes it easy for you to achieve the same results next time. To make things even easier for you, the Guide Mode displays sample photos for you to understand what each setting does.
Ultra Fast Shutter Response with a Frame Rate of 3 fps
with an imaging speed of 3 frames per second, the Nikon D3100 makes it easy for you to capture those moments that elude other cameras. This mode can be activated by rotating the release mode selector. It eliminates shutter delay and helps capture precisely what you want.
Quick and Precise 11 Point Autofocus System
The sharp and quick autofocus system of the Nikon D3100 comes into play when capturing images of objects that are moving around. It responds without any delay to changes in composition or scene and maintains razor sharp focus.
Great Picture Clarity Even in Low Light Conditions
Thanks to 3200 of maximum ISO (expandable to an equivalent of ISO 12,800), you can now shoot at fast shutter speeds for reducing the blurring caused by camera shakes in low light conditions. When shooting in twilight or indoor settings, you can achieve clear images without using a flash or a tripod.
3 Inch LCD Screen with Live View
When you want to capture the joy of your children playing with your pets but do not have enough time to make the necessary settings to your DSLR, simply use Live View. It enables you to use the D3100 as a point and shoot camera.
Scene Auto Selector
This functionality takes the hassle out of tweaking the camera settings to match the current scene. Depending on the shooting situation and subject, the D3100 automatically selects modes such as Portrait, Landscape, Night portrait, or Close up during Live View shooting in Auto Mode.