Capture outstanding photos and Full HD 1080p videos from a distance, even in low light, with the Nikon COOLPIX L820. Its superb 30x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens has both super-telephoto and wide-angle capabilities zoom in for highly detailed closeups, or zoom out and bring the whole scene into the frame. A 16.0-megapixel low-light CMOS image sensor helps you shoot natural-looking, crisp photos at parties, weddings, concerts and more; and it's ergonomic design features a larger grip and 3-inch LCD for maximum shooting comfort, speed and control. From family reunions to travel, you'll bring home amazing memories with ease.
Every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made Nikon famous. The COOLPIX L820 features a 30x zoom NIKKOR lens that takes you from wide-angle group shots to telephoto close-ups in an instant. And don't worry about a little camera shake lens-shift Vibration Reduction keeps the shot steady even when your hands are not.
Imagine being able to shoot without a flash at weddings, concerts, parties anywhere your flash normally fires. You won't have to interrupt a moment to capture it, and your photos and HD videos will look more natural and true to your memory. The COOLPIX L820 performs so well in low light situations that, in most cases, using the flash is optional. Of course, when the lighting is extremely poor and you need a flash, it'll be there.
If you want a compact camera that shoots stunning HD videos, the COOLPIX L820 delivers. 1080p Full HD means exceptional video quality. Record the action, then connect to an HDTV and watch your videos come alive. A built-in mic records high-quality audio in stereo. Your videos will look and sound phenomenal.
I wanted a bridge camera to ease myself into the DSLR world and this camera is PERFECT. I get sharp, crisp and clean pictures, the zoom is smooth, and it is easy to use. The video this camera produces is superb. Audio is clear, video is sharp, no lag, no dropped frames, color is spot on, and the focus is good. Truly a beginners bridge camera.
This is a versatile camera for most situations.The 30x lens is amazing.I have taken shots in the early evening from my 9th floor apt.with very good results.They were hand held.Also it is light weight and easy on my arthritis.Yes I recommend this camera
I read many reviews before buying this camera to replace an older Nikon that was no longer functioning properly. I have not used it long enough to rate it 5 stars but I am hoping that it lives up to its reviews. Although this camera is a bit bulkier than my previous camera, it takes great photos and I love the zoom. I am also a fan of the crop feature on Nikons I bought rechargeable batteries for it and so far everything is great.
It's a nice camera for casual use, small and light enough to carry anywhere. the image and video quality is good for the camera size and type. very nice zoom. There is no viewfinder and it works on AA batteries, I guess for some people its a plus (larger LCD and batteries you can find anywhere), I don't love it. also, you have to use some pressure to close the memory card + batteries slot cover and it seems quite gentle. I wonder if in time it will stay the same or get weaker.
I was so excited to get this camera at a good price and with all these features,I know i will never change my camera again.
I never used a digitally camera before, thought it would be difficult to learn, but after watching the CD and just experimenting with it, it was a breeze. so many different options!! I LOVE IT.
Did quite a bit of searching for my new camera to replace the old workhorse Panasonic Lumix. This camera had some neat specs and great reviews so I decided to give it a shot. So glad I made this choice. My first picture attempts were of a 4th of July firework display here in my hometown. One word....WOW!!! Set the camera on the fireworks scene, set up the tripod and began firing off pics. Then took a quick video just to check quality levels. This camera performed like a champion, color saturation was truly remarkable for a night scene, the video and pics both were balanced and full of color and depth. Next it was time for birds on the feeder. In a mere few minutes I had some great shots at both medium and full zoom, clear bright, colors popping. I never knew doves had a bright blue band around their eye before I snapped this pic. Add that to the onboard editing features which quickly allow for cropping and on the fly editing and you have yourself a real treasure trove of fun to experiment with as you shoot more. I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants a very simple to operate camera but still wants some of the bells and whistles of our higher end DSLR brethren. Comes with a nice Coolpix strap, all the chords for charging and computer/television hookup, you really can't go wrong. Read reviews, see how well this camera performs for others in all kinds of scenarios and have fun shooting!!!!!
I use the camera mainly for family photos and landscape photos. I am happy with the quality of photos and I love the optical zoom.
This camera is so easy to use! Even for us in our fifties! This is our first "nice" camera and we were worried we would mess it up, but it is so simple! Love it! Will be taking this on our first cruise to the Caribbean this weekend!
Pros: Has more options than my old Nikon Coolpix L24 without a major cost increase. Like the L24, it uses AA batteries, so I don't have to remember to keep rechargables at the ready. Controls and operation are so similar to the L24's that there isn't much of a learning curve, though the increased size of the L820 takes some getting used to. Cons: Many reviews of this camera rated the zoom very highly, but I find it only slightly better than the insensitive and frustrating zoom on the L24. 'Hard to get a fine adjustment since the zoom advances & recedes so quickly. Wish it had a lighter touch.