The flash has pretty good reach. You can also navigate via the back dial, which also controls your shutter, aperture, and exposure-compensation adjustments in the various shooting modes. The automatic and scene shooting options allow anyone to pick up the camera and just shoot with the expectation of getting back nice images with most subjects, yet the camera offers a nice range of image adjustments to users who are able to make use of the manual shooting modes P, A, S, M. It’s a great camera and you can buy it at the right price on Ebay. Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August All stub articles.

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Nikon COOLPIX P80 10.1MP Digital Camera – Black

Apple Mac Os X Nikon Coolpix coolppix Camera stubs. I ordered this digital camera for several reasons. Given how aggressive the blurring gets at ISOI suggest you stick with the modes if you’re going to use the automatic mode.

The monitor offers about 97 percent coverage in shooting mode, and percent for playback. Review Sections Review Prices Specs.

This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past. Nikon Coolpix P80 See all user reviews.

Don’t show this again. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. It has an 18x optical zoom lens that is not interchangeable. It’s a lot like its predecessor, but for the most part, that’s okay. The auto option seemed to diminish this tendency, since it allowed the camera to hunt across the screen for an area in which to acquire focus.

The center-focus-and-recompose approach, albeit old fashioned, is still the most efficient.

I like the 18x zoom but you need cooopix good light. A dedicated button on the back of the P80 provides for switching between the two display options. She loves photography and does it for the pure joy of a beautiful picture. At some point curiosity got the better of me and a Sony Mavica F came on board, followed later by a Nikon Doolpix I had nothing but issues with the Finepix by Fujifilm.

Nikon Coolpix P80 Review

Chromatic aberration purple fringing is present at the telephoto end, but is generally fairly minor and primarily of concern with large images or severe cropping. Flash recycle times look to be average to slightly below average for the class.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. With a new sensor, better autofocus system and more streamlined design, the X line Like its competitors, you summon most of the frequently used shooting controls via a dedicated button, including exposure compensation, focus modes macro, infinity, and manualself-timer, and flash including red-eye reduction, fill, slow sync, and rear curtain sync.

The battery charged quickly enough as well so it was never a big problem and much preferred vs. The camera has a concomitantly high shot-to-shot time of 2. There is some barrel distortion straight lines bow out from center of image present at the wide end of the lens, and a slight bit of pincushioning at the telephoto end.

Show More Show Less. In addition to matrix, center-weighted, and spot metering, the P80 offers spot-AF area for use with the AF-area modes. For a beginner like me who will never become a pro photographer, the coolpix still has features I virtually never use.

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Most relevant reviews See all reviews. The pincushioning is fairly difficult to notice unless the shot happens to be of an ocean horizon or some coo,pix frame-wide line, and even then the curvature is slight. Also, I have two genuine Nikon batteries which I rotate. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.