Nikon D40 6.1 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Two Lens Kit, with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX & 55mm - 200mm f/4-5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR (Vibration Reduction) - USA Warranty

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About Nikon INKD40K2A

D40 Inherits Incredible Picture Quality from Nikon's Photographic Expertise, Making it Easy for Everyone to Take Breathtaking Pictures
Features an All-New, Visually Intuitive Interface, In-Camera Editing and Built-In Help

Nikon designed the D40 as an ultra-compact, lightweight, 6.1-effective megapixel digital SLR camera with simplified new features, exceptional handling speed, and a redesigned, visually-intuitive menu system that brings digital SLR cameras to a whole new level of simplicity.

The D40 packs in an incredible range of features and technologies, but even those using a digital SLR camera for the first time willbe thrilled with beautiful pictures with vibrant colors, stunning sharpness and outstanding detail. And these same customers will beamazed at just how easy it is to take truly better pictures with the new Nikon D40

The Nikon D40 is ready to shoot virtually the instant it is turned on and with the ability to shoot 2.5 pictures per second, non-stop for up to 100 shots, you'll never need to wait for the camera to get ready for the next shot. The camera reacts instantly when the shutter button is pressed ensuring you never miss a great moment.

The back of the D40 is dominated by a refreshingly large and bright 2.5-inch color LCD screen that displays everything from menu options, pictures in playback mode and Nikon's new visually-intuitive information display system that presents camera and shooting information in a clear, graphically represented way. The camera also features built-in help that can be accessed at the touch of a button and new Assist Images that help you select appropriate settings for many camera features by displaying a sample image typicalof that setting.

The D40's scene-optimized Digital Vari-Program modes allow users to capture nearly any type of scene without needing to fumble with camera settings. The D40 includes eight preset modes, including a new Flash Off mode that shuts off the camera's flash and boosts its ISO so users can easily take pictures in places where flash photography is not allowed. As users gain experience with the camera, the D40 offers advanced controls such as Aperture-priorityand Shutter-priority modes that offer greater creative control over the look and feel of their pictures.

The D40's new Retouch menu offers exclusive in-camera image editing features providing greater creativity without the need for a computer. Included in the Retouch menu is Nikon's D-Lighting, which brightens dark pictures and Red-eye correction that automatically detects and corrects red eye. Image Trim allows for creative cropping of an image and creates smaller files for easy e-mailing. Other Other creative features include Image Overlay, Small Picture, Monochrome(Black-and-white, Sepia, Cyanotype) and Filter Effects (Skylight, Warm filter, Color balance).

Nikon INKD40K2A Features

  • The large 2.5-inch LCD monitor enables image preview at up to 19 times magnification and has large type fonts and easy-to-view menus as well as three all-new display options: Classic, Graphic and Wallpaper. Carefully designed color schemes are designed to help make changing camera settings easier than ever.
  • The D40's high-resolution image quality is made possible by Nikon's high-performance 6.1-megapixel Nikon DX-format CCD imaging sensor and exclusive Nikon image-processing engine, assuring stunning sharpness and color.
  • Intuitive controls make the D40 point-and-shoot simple, enabling even first-timeSLR users to capture beautiful memories perfectly.
  • Beautifully styled, the D40 makes high-performance digital SLR photography easier and more convenient than ever. You'll be amazed at the power packed into a camera that weighs just over 16 ounces
  • A fast 0.18 second startup combined with super-fast shutter response and rapid-action shooting at up to 2.5 frames per second makes it easy to freeze special moments instantly.
  • The D40 can fire continuously at a speed of up to 2.5 frames per second, capturing high-quality action sequences of children in sporting activities such as soccer, baseball and much more.
  • The Nikon DX-Format CCD image sensor delivers vivid color and sharp detail, great for making beautifully detailed enlargements of 16 x 20 inches and beyond.High resolution also provides room for creative cropping.
  • The D40's newly introduced "assist images" help you select the appropriate settings for many camera features by showing an example image typical of that setting, as well as an advanced HELP Menu for the current item selected.
  • The D40's advanced 3-Area AF system and the refined algorithms inherited from more advanced Nikon digital SLR cameras deliver fast, efficient and precise Autofocus. AF refinements deliver greater precision with fast, more consistent subject acquisition and improved focus tracking for consistently sharper pictures.
  • The D40's Image Optimize setting lets photographers adjust color, contrast and sharpening, as well as other image settings, according to the type of scene or output desired. Settings include: Normal, Softer, Vivid, More Vivid, Portrait, Custom and Black and White, each of which are automatically adjusted
  • Nikon's innovative i-TTL flash control evaluates flash exposure with incredible precision to achieve better automatic flash balance and deliver outstanding results.
  • A large viewfinder makes composition easier, and overall viewfinder brightness makes focusing in low-light photography possible. Its bright and sharp viewfinder, with 0.8x magnification, ensures precise composition.
  • Eight Digital Vari-Program Modes include: Auto Flash-OFF, Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up and Night Portrait, each of which adjust automatically for optimal results under varied conditions. Each mode considers lighting conditions and possibilities, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, hue, tone,sharpening and more
  • The D40's 3D Color Matrix Metering II evaluates each scene for brightness, color, contrast, size and position of shadows and highlights, selected focus area and camera-to-subject distance, comparing that information against an onboard database of more than 30,000 actual photographic scenes.
  • Retouch Menu for creative in-camera image edits and effects

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