Another low end ‘compact’ dSLR from Nikon, they are really going heavy into the bottom end of the market – it wasn’t long ago since the Nikon D5000 was announced.
With the discontinuation of the D40, the D3000 will be Nikon’s cheapest dSLR.
- 10.2megapixel CCD sensor. Even in low light the image resolution makes easy work of big prints and sharp enlargements.
- 11-point autofocus system. Keeps even the fastest moving subjects in focus, often the biggest challenge for compact cameras
- Fast response. The start up time and shutter lag means you can capture the shot almost instantly, without the delayed response time common of compact cameras
- Guide mode. Simply the easiest way to get great pictures, without having to read the manual
- 3-inch TFT. With pictures this good, you will need a great screen to share them with friends and family
- EXPEED image processing. Exclusive system to deliver rich, bright results close to what you saw with your own eyes
- Picture Controls. Lets you set the look and mood of your images before you shoot
- 3 fps continuous shooting allows you to capture fast-moving action at 3 frames per second
- Intuitive ergonomics. We challenge anyone to pick up a D3000 and it not to feel part of your hand
- Stylish discrete appearance. The D3000 does not become a barrier between you and your subject, resulting in natural looking expressions
- Compact, light and durable. It wonâ€™t fit in your pocket, but with pictures this good you will find a shoulder to hang it on
You can find a hands-on here:
And full details of the camera here:
Looking forwards to some reviews soon, it would be a great travel companion with something like the Sigma 10-20mm HSM UWA lens.