Replacing four batteries in the field while trying to get the polarities right and not drop the camera can also be a challenge. Perfect for larger prints, this point and shoot camera features As noted, there’s an additional zoom toggle on the side of the lens barrel, or you can use the zoom control that surrounds the shutter button. Any Condition Any Condition. In use, the Nikon L is quick, with virtually no shutter lag 0. Also note that you still can’t control the other exposure variables, i.

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Nikon Coolpix L Review | Photography Blog

Please note that the manual and l10 contact information therein are subject to change without notice. The Nikon Coolpix L sports an array of fully automatic shooting modes intended to streamline the photography and video experience. L vs SX HS. I’d say upwards of 20 percent of the shots I took at full zoom were out of focus. The Nikon Coolpix L retains the fairly big and comfortable hand-grip of its predecessor, which still houses the four AA batteries needed to power the camera, but this time around it benefits from a slightly larger textured rubberised area to aid handling.

Cycle time is just okay, capturing a frame every 2.

A side l1220 of this is that the sound of the power zoom is not really picked up by the microphone. Submit a News Tip! Is color science really important? The new secondary zoom toggle that juts out from the left side of the Coolpix L’s chunky lens barrel.


Blurring is more pronounced coolix the corners of the frame, as is chromatic aberration a common limitation among consumer digital cameras in macro mode. The simple large lens and grip design makes the L easier to hold, adding stability to those long zoom shots. A centred OK button is used to confirm changes to settings. We found the setting is not as effective as the full Auto mode in use, producing more erroneous color and focus than the Auto setting. At full resolution, the camera can take up to 19 frames at a rate of about 0.

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Overall, while we liked using the Nikon L, its image inkon wasn’t as good as we’d like to see. The headings of the sections of this Agreement are inserted for convenience only and shall not constitute a part hereof or affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement.

This button means you don’t need to select a dedicated movie shooting mode from the menu, but can start filming whenever you want. While we don’t think it’s a bad camera, it doesn’t rise to the level of a Dave’s Pick.

New, black In stock Usually ships in business days. Nikon includes a dedicated Sports mode on the Coolpix L that shoots 20 consecutive images in a burst, nikob a rate of The L’s Pet Portrait setting is similar to the camera’s smart portrait mode; however, rather than snapping an image upon nikoj a smile, it locates the animal in the frame, and automatically captures an image once it has achieved focus.


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The image can jerk around quite a bit when you’re framing stills, but we didn’t have many motion-blurred images. See all 3 brand new listings.

Nikon makes a halfhearted attempt at hybrid capture with the Coolpix L’s Movie mode. However, for those looking for the immediacy of in-camera effects, here’s an example of what to expect from the color settings.

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Its design might lead you to believe that this camera would have advanced colpix modes, but the L is very much a point-and-shoot. But the big disappointment is how much camera shake is introduced into videos. Privacy Term of Use.

You can change ISO, white balance, and exposure compensation as well as color, flash, and continuous shooting modes.

Those photos are smaller at 3 megapixels and have a painterly appearance when viewed at full size; save these for emergencies only. In use, nikkon Nikon L is quick, with virtually no shutter lag 0. Extinction of the pattern occurred at around 2, lines per picture height.

Anyone looking for a megazoom for simple point-and-shoot photos at a lower cost should look at the Nikon Coolpix L