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Nikon D50 Digital SLR Camera Outfit, with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor Lens - USA Warranty

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About Nikon

The D50 is the smallest, lightest and easiest-to-use Nikon digital SLR camera to date, and is designed for the broadest range of consumers including family memory-keepers looking to take advantage of the image quality, speed & responsiveness Nikon digital SLR's offer, as well as photo enthusiasts & amateures who want to capture brilliant digital pictures with vibrant color & immaculate sharpness. The new entry-level D50 makes exceptional digital SLR photography a reality for everyone.

The D50 is the perfect combination of intelligent, easy-to-use features & impeccable image quality. The camera's seven Digital Vari-Program modes make capturing the moment easier than ever, & the new "Child" mode, for example, assures that moms & dads don't have to be photography experts to capture the most vivid color & contrast when taking pictures of their children.

The D50's "Child" mode automatically adjusts several of the camera's settings, including ISO, shutter speeds, & white balance, to produce optimized images when taking pictures of children. The D50 promises to be an ideal tool for parents who refuse to let memories pass them by.

The D50 also includes a full range of manual controls & custom settings, so users can grow with the camera, & advanced photo enthusiasts can find themselves right at home with a D50 in their hands.

With a new 6.1 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor & a highly advanced image processing engine, the D50 produces dazzlingly faithful images capable of tremendous enlargement, yet manageable. Nikon's new 3D Color Matrix Metering II ensures accurate exposure control in all types of lighting situations by automatically comparing input from its frame-wide 420- pixel metering sensor for each scene to a large onboard database of over 30,000 scenes from actual photography.

Newly developed exposure evaluation methods detect highlights & shadows in the frame, & compensate for them to help prevent inaccurate exposure. Shutter speed choices in the D50 extend from 30 seconds to an action-stopping 1/4,000 second. A high-speed flash sync speed up to 1/500 second makes great fill flash photography possible & Nikon's i-TTL flash technology makes it automatic.

The Digital Vari-Program modes also free up the user to think about capturing special & fleeting moments instead of getting overwhelmed with buttons & dials. Selecting one of the 7 simple icons from the handy exposure mode dial optimizes otherwise complex settings & ISO-equivalent sensitivity to produce consistently remarkable results.

The D50 is ready to shoot in an imperceptible 0.2 seconds. The shutter responds almost instantly when a picture is taken, thereby minimizing 'shutter-lag' & virtually eliminating a common frustration of digital photography. Continuous shooting at 2.5 pictures per second* (can be maintained for a burst of up to to 137 pictures, making action photography a reality.

Nikon Features

  • New 6.1 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD imaging sensor that produces 3,008 x 2,000-pixel images with accurate color, high resolution and sharp details for great pictures capable of significant enlargement, or cropping for creative effect. File sizes remain manageable, making it easier to take and store more great pictures.
  • Advanced digital image processor that marks a further evolution of analog and digital processing and pre-conditioning technologies, producing images that require no preparation in a computer and are ready to print straight from the camera.
  • Image quality is optimized, including auto white balance, auto tone and color control, and real- time processes diminish digital noise to produce beautiful long exposure shots.
  • 3D Color Matrix Metering II ensures accurate exposure control and white balance.
  • Instant, precise response - Near-instant 0.2-second power-up, and short shutter release lag (response) time.
  • Continuous shooting at 2.5 frames per second for a continuous burst of up to 137 pictures without having to wait for the camera to record the images to the SD memory card.(Using JPEG NORMAL, Large settings, a SanDisk Ultra II 256MB SD Card) The number of continuous shots possible in a single burst may be fewer depending on the type of SD card used.
  • Fast 5-area AF system with predictive focus tracking and Lock-on(TM) delivers greater precision with fast, more consistent subject acquisition and improved focus tracking to capture all the action as it happens. Automatic AF-assist illuminator helps ensure top AF performance in dark situations.
  • Fast shutter speed with a range from 30 to 1/4,000 sec.
  • Fast flash sync shutter speeds up to 1/500 sec. for great fill-effects under brighter light and back lighted conditions.
  • Fast data transfer and recording to SD memory cards keeps the D50 always ready to shoot in any situation.
  • Accurate automated and manual control for predictable results
  • 7 Digital Vari-Program selections for auto adjustment of all the settings to produce incredible digital photos including ISO-equivalent sensitivity, white balance, sharpening,contrast, color, saturation & hue for crisp & vivid results that match the intended shot. Selections include Auto,Portrait, Landscape,Child, Sports, Close up, & Night Portait
  • Image enhancement options optimize sharpening,contrast,color,saturation or hue while using Auto Multi Program [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto [A], or Manual [M] exposure modes to best match the picture taking situation. The easy to set choices include Normal, Vivid, Sharp, Soft,Direct print, Landscape or Custom optimization.
  • Automatic control over ISO-equivalent sensitivity from ISO 200 to 1600; can also be set manually.
  • Optimized exposure with a choice of three TTL (Through The Lens) exposure modes: 3D Color Matrix Metering II with 420-pixel RGB Sensor, variable Center-Weighted Meter, or choice of Spot Meters.
  • Auto exposure bracketing helps achieve the exact results desired
  • Flash exposure compensation.
  • A choice of three color modes ensures the best match for the shot when operating the camera manually.
  • Mode Ia: Renders natural-looking skin tones out of the camera. (sRGB) Mode II: Realizes a wider color range suited for processing or retouching. (Adobe RGB) Mode IIIa: Renders vivid landscape and flora colors out of the camera. (sRGB)
  • Simultaneous recording of compressed NEF (RAW) and JPEG image files for the same shot helps by providing a smaller JPEG image file that can be quickly sent via email and a compressed NEF (RAW) file for more creative flexibility using Nikon PictureProject or Capture software for further enhancement.
  • Intuitive handling and operating ease
  • Light and compact: Dimensions (W x H x D): 133 x 102 x 76mm (5.3 x 4.1 x 3.0 in.) Weight: Approx. 540g (1 lb. 3 oz.) without battery.
  • Intuitive and familiar operation with ergonomically designed and sensibly located buttons and controls, including the handy multi selector and mode dial.
  • Quality optical viewfinder features diopter correction and information display.
  • New large 2.0-inch LCD monitor located directly below the viewfinder displays the large fonts of the easy-to-view easy-to-understand menu design, and the intuitive help system dialogs that make understanding camera settings easy.
  • Versatile LCD playback options include Single image playback, Thumbnail image playback (4 or 9 pictures at a time), Zoom playback, Slide show, easy Histogram indication for determining highlights and shadow values, and Highlight point displays for even quicker highlight information, with automatic image rotation for vertical shots.
  • LCD control panel on camera top makes it easy to confirm settings and camera status.
  • Long-life rechargeable lithium-ion battery with power to shoot up to 2 2,000 images** on a single charge.
  • Custom Settings for personalizing camera operation to match the individual's shooting style, or different picture taking conditions.
  • Wireless remote control of the D50 can be achieved with the optional ML-L3 remote control.
  • Easy image handling
  • New Small Picture function for saving photos within the camera at the reduced sizes of 640x480, 320x240, or 160x120 for Internet use - either for mail attachments or placement on web pages.
  • In-camera page setup support makes it easy to print directly from the D50 to any PictBridge compatible printer via the supplied USB cable.
  • Up to 36 alphanumeric characters can be entered in each image's EXIF header (file information) for personal identification when images are viewed in PictureProject software.
  • Video connector and supplied video cable makes it easy to connect the D50 directly to a television for playing slideshows or viewing individual images
  • Creative and versatile system components
  • High-quality Nikkor lenses: The unrivalled performance of AF, AF-S and DX Nikkor lenses greatly expands creative possibilities.
  • Built-in auto pop-up flash features exclusive i-TTL flash control, fast 1/500 sec. flash sync shutter speed, and coverage for lenses as wide as 18mm.
  • Supports Nikon's Creative Lighting System when using a SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlight mounted on the ISO flash shoe for additional on camera flash output in large rooms, or for longer distance picture situations. Also allows off-camera multiple flash lighting with iTTL Technology with SB-800 and SB-600.
  • Integrated Nikon Software Solutions:
  • Nikon Capture 4 (Ver. 4.3) (optional) is a comprehensive image editing and remote camera control package that fully supports NEF**** (RAW), TIFF and JPEG data. Among other features, the package offers Image Dust Off sensor dust and particle shade removal control, D-Lighting for scene-specific automatic dodge and burn control.
  • PictureProject is Nikon's versatile bundled software that simplifies and improves data transfer, as well as browsing and editing of image files. PictureProject features an intuitive user interface, and supports optional plug-ins that add functionality and creative options.
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