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I'm a Pivot Screen Fan,
This review is from: Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens Kit (16.2MP) 3 inch LCD (Electronics)
I previously had a D60, and whilst I was very happy with it, I really wished it had live view. On holiday in Wales earlier in the year, I slipped on some rocks whilst trying to get myself into a position to see the shot I wanted in the view finder. So when the I found the D5100 I was set on owning one. I love the fact the screen moves around in all angles so, for example, you can hold the camera low down and point the screen up to face you, or hold the camera up high and point the screen down, you really can get a different perspective in your photography without having to guess that you've got everything in frame.
I also find the camera is much faster at focussing than the D60 and another plus for me anyway, is all the special effects and scene selections. They really suit my lazy days, when I need a camera with me but would have normally just taken along a point and shoot. With the D5100 I get all I need.