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Nikon Coolpix P520 Camera - Red (18.1MP, 42xZoom, 24mm Wide Lens) 3.2 inch LCD
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- Astounding NIKKOR 42x optical zoom lens (24-1000mm): extend your range from powerful wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage. Four ED glass elements minimize chromatic aberration.
- Back-illuminated 18 MP CMOS sensor: with each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED C2 processor to deliver clear shots in any light.
- Advanced lens-shift VR: second-generation vibration reduction enables slower shutter speeds (up to four stops), while Active mode even delivers clear shots from moving vehicles.
- Full HD (1080p/60i) movie recording with stereo sound: a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to begin filming and you can also take still photos while filming.
- Vari-angle 8.0-cm (3.2-in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor: to take shots from any angle. This high-resolution screen, as featured on professional Nikon D-SLR cameras, boasts an anti-reflective coating and offers superb colour reproduction.
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Passionate about photography and ready to unleash your creativity? The COOLPIX P520 from Nikon has every shooting situation covered. Performing from a higher perspective this powerful super-zoom camera captures professional quality photos and Full HD 1080p video from incredible distances. Available in three colours and designed for optimal control and operability with one-touch functions, you can even track your photographic journey with built-in GPS. For zoom, image quality, versatility and technological innovation, look no further than the COOLPIX P520.
One of the most powerful on the market, the NIKKOR 42x optical zoom ED glass lens opens up a fantastic range of possibilities and shooting perspectives for you to explore. Capturing stunning landscapes or defined markings on distant wildlife, the 18-megapixel camera with 24–1000mm wide-angle to super-telephoto coverage gets as close as you like to the action. Combined with the EXPEED C2 image processing system, the backlit 18-megapixel CMOS sensor and advanced lens-shift vibration reduction the COOLPIX P520 ensures steady, pin-sharp frames in any light. And in Active Mode the camera even minimises blur and delivers clear shots when shooting from a moving vehicle.
Encouraging your creativity, the vari-angle 8.0-cm (3.2-in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor gives you great flexibility to monitor and compose shots comfortably from almost any shooting position. This high-resolution screen, as featured on professional Nikon D-SLR cameras, boasts an anti-reflective coating and offers superb colour reproduction making it easy for you to achieve the very best composition.
Capture the Action
The Nikon COOLPIX P520 is designed to keep up. Easy access to key camera settings via a customisable function button and an impressive AF speed with Subject Tracking AF achieving sharp shots of subjects that can’t or won’t stay still, means it really is ready for anything. And don’t forget the array of Continuous Shooting modes that help make sure you never miss that perfect shot.
You’ll receive exceptional quality video and stereo sound with the COOLPIX P520’s Full HD (1080p) movie recording. Switching instantly from photos to video with the dedicated movie-record button you can use the optical zoom with autofocus and film in slow or fast motion at up to 120fps. Capturing all the best bits, you can even take still photos while filming the action. And with HDMI connectivity, your clear, crisp recording can be enjoyed directly on HD televisions.
Explore the Possibilities
With the COOLPIX P520 you can bring dramatic scenes to life. Create 3D images that can be played back on 3D-capable TVs and computers or shoot dynamic panoramas either vertically or horizontally across a scene in Easy Panorama 360°/180° mode. And with 19 Scene modes to choose from, you can achieve great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation. Whether you prefer to take full advantage of the auto-mode function, use the many effects and filters to suit your shooting conditions, or take greater creative control with one of the PSAM modes, you will enjoy producing fantastic photographs and movies with simplistic ease.
A variety of practical in-camera tools help to make the most of every shooting opportunity and ensure your pictures are captured to perfection. HDR (High Dynamic Range) controls overexposure and underexposure to render a well-balanced, natural image with little noise and with an extended range of tones. While in Macro mode you can focus on subjects as close as 1cm to capture the smallest of details.
Putting Your Photos on the Map
A great option for photographers on the move, the built-in GPS records the exact location of each shot so you can follow the path of your adventure and share your journeys on Google Earth, Google+, and other social media sites, or with the included Nikon View NX2 software. And connecting the optional WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter lets you transfer photos to your smartphone, tablet or any compatible Wi-Fi enabled device and send friends your latest masterpiece.
Zoom beyond your expectations with the COOLPIX P520 from Nikon and enjoy the outstanding performance this fine travel companion has to offer.
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Also editing features built in and change of button configuration which makes operation much more user friendly. Nikon has done it again for me!!
The Nikon does this extremely well, and it is ready to use very quickly including the gps capability.
I had read reviews that led me to have concerns about the battery life but I have not found this to be a problem, even with the gps on all the time.
Of course the sensor is not full size but for my use ( pc screen, tv screen, prints up to A3) I can not see any difference.
Fully recommend to anyone who is looking to deal with similar situations.
However, getting older now and reluctant to lug heavy cameras and lenses, I thought to try a bridge camera.
Couldn't be more pleased with this one. it does almost all one could wish for. The zoom range is incredible and the close focus function excellent. The only disadvantage has been the time lag between pressing the release and the operation of the shutter. This makes wildlife / sports work a matter of chance but for all else the camera has exceeded all my expectations.
I purchased this type of camera, which is in effect an SLR with built-in zoom, as I was finding it more and more difficult to cope with lens changing on my standard SLR. I am very pleased with my purchase and the results I get from it.
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