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Nikon Coolpix P520 Digital Camera

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This is a awesome camera for taking pictures!!

5

I love taking pictures with this camera, it is so easy to operate and the pictures come out very good. We use this camera for outdoor and indoor pictures and they all come out very good Image Quality the images are very clear and focused, I've never had to do any touch ups or red eye clearing on the pictures Performance It's easy to take far away pictures with the lens and it is so easy to take the pictures and movies with this camera Ease of Use really easy to use and to understand the directions for first time users to take pictures with the high powered lens on it, all you really need to do is aim and click the button for pictures or movies Durability takes a lot of beating, I have mine in a case and it keeps it from getting any damage to it if it gets too much bouncing around Battery Life The batteries last quite awhile you have to remember to turn the camera off when you're not using it or they won't last as long otherwise Portability easy to take anywhere or do anything with

USA

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Nikon CoolPix P520

5

Very nice camera for the on professional. Easy to use and you get some real nice results with it.. I just got this for Christmas and have played around with it quite a bit It is impressing me with it's capabilities. Image Quality Image quality is excellent in outdoor light. Indoor with or without flash it also provides some really good images. Of course you begin to lose that quality as you zoom in too much. Performance Again as before I would rate this as excellent in well lit scenarios. I haven't had too much opportunity as of yet to play around with using the flash but I'm sure it will be an improvement over my last camera. The one downside I see is that it does not have a hot-shoe for using a better flash if necessary. Ease of Use Great point and shoot with some added controls for those who dare to get creative. Durability I haven't had it long but it sure looks like a very durable camera. Should last the test of time. Battery Life I haven't had the battery die on me yet however I purchased 2 extras, just in case. Portability A little heavier than the Cannon Sure Shot it replaced but I'm get a lot better camera for the size and weight.

USA

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This camera takes great pictures and is easy to use.

5

My husband and I love this camera. He did a lot of research before we purchased this one. We love the quality of the pictures. It has several features we like. It takes black and white. It also takes pictures that are mostly black and white except for the color you want it to pick up in the picture. We had never seen this before and love doing pictures with this setting. We would recommend this camera to anyone! Image Quality I love how great the pictures look. Great quality photos. Battery Life We do not have to charge the camera every time we need to use it.

Murfreesboro, TN

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Nikon Coolpix P510

5

If you are looking for a nice affordable camera that takes high quality photos you can't go wrong with the Nikon Coolpix P510. It has 16.1 megapixels and has an incredible 42x zoom. Makes taking pictures from long distances really up close and clear. I would highly recommend this camera. Image Quality I think the image quality is very high. You can really see the 16 mega pixels in the quality of the photos. Performance The performance is great. The shutter is extremely quick. Ease of Use I think it is always good to read the instructions so you can understand all the features. But if you don't it is easy to use. Just press the button to snap a picture. Durability The durability is fine. It doesn't feel fragile or easy to break. Battery Life The camera takes six AA batteries. The life is pretty good but I would invest in rechargeable batteries. Portability Might not be as light as point and shoot cameras but it isn't heavy at all. Easy to carry in a purse.

Miami, FL

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Blurry images... disappointed in Nikon

2

The camera has a very pretty face, but that's about it. Maybe if you are a really experienced photographer or have a family of mannequins or statues you can get a clear image, but every single picture I took was blurry and out of focus. Ok, not EVERY photo... the ones I took with the flash on were crisp and vibrant; however, there were only four of those since you only get two pictures per set of batteries before they go dead. This camera was so frustrating and disappointing since I have wanted a Nikon for forever and now I had to return it and get a Cannon. :( Image Quality I say satisfactory only because the images with the flash were so clear and nice. The images without the flash, in a reasonably well lit house, were a mess. Performance The flash was extremely slow, however there were TONS of functions that would have been amazing could I have gotten a clear image with ANY of them. I tried, I really really tried. Ease of Use The functions seemed pretty easy to understand but getting a clear picture was the priority and since that was impossible, I guess it had a poor ease of use. Durability Although I never threw it, it did withstand my desire to do so. Battery Life Took two photos with the flash and the batteries went dead. Replaced them. Took two more photos... dead again. Took the batteries out and wiggled them. Turned camera back on and took one more photo. Batteries dead. It would take photos with "dead batteries" if you didn't use the flash, but what the heck is the point in that if the images are blurry. Portability I had no problem carrying it. :/

Reynoldsburg, OH

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Superb DLSR for amateur Photographers - Nikon Coolpix P510

5

I researched new models of all brands before I ordered this one. It came in red and is beautiful and lightweight. Has options that can be found in high end professional cameras. I've gone to this in middle-age from a Canon SLR 30 years ago. Image Quality Absolutely excellent. Have the options to use manual settings or automatic - many more automatic settings than on comparable models. Every image can be beautiful - the printing makes the difference. Performance Do not have one complaint! Absolutely an excellent camera and value for the price. Ease of Use Having experience, this camera offers a little challenge with some additional manual settings. Not sure it would be for a beginner. Haven't tried the video option yet. Durability So far so good, although I've not dropped it. Battery Life This might be the one area I'd like to see some improvement. Portability Fits in my small-medium bag along with cords.

Terre Haute, IN

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