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Nikon D5100 16.2 MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR Lens, Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX VR II (Vibration Reduction) AF Lens, U.S.A. & Nikon 85mm f/3.5G AF-S DX Micro ED (VR-II) Vibration Reduction Lens - U.S.A.

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About Nikon D5100

Nikon's D5100 Digital SLR Camera With 18-55mm VR Lens delivers a galaxy of professional features in a consumer digital camera. A high-resolution 16.2MP DX format CMOS sensor and an EXPEED 2 image processing engine guarantee superb quality and high performance. The 3" vari-angle tilting LCD monitor allows you full freedom in composition with sparkling 921,000-dot resolution.

Full 1920 x 1080p video with full-time autofocus (for tracking subjects in motion) and stereo sound (using optional microphone) is always available with in-camera editing and creative controls to bring out your inner director. The AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens is an ultra compact, lightweight standard zoom lens that has a 3x focal zoom range and is ideally suited to compact Nikon digital SLR cameras with the DX size sensor.

Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR Nikkor lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible. This lens offers the most basic zoom range in the DX lens series, an equivalent focal length in 35mm terms of 27-82.5mm. It will conveniently cover everything from landscapes to tight indoor portraits to standard snapshots.

The D5100's Effects mode provides a dazzling array of special effects for putting your own individual stamp on all of your images--still photos or video. Selective Color, for instance, isolates any color within a scene and Night Vision captures details in places too dark for your own eyes. High Key effect will create bright, glowing images filled with atmosphere and mystery, or you can emphasize the mood of a scene using Low Key, or Miniature Effect--which produces a scene that looks like a miniature scale model.

With sensitivity ranging from 100 to 6400 ISO, you'll be able to make photos and videos that are amazingly rich, even in low light. In-camera HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode will tame high contrast situations by automatically capturing multiple exposures of the scene and combining them for vastly improved contrast and low noise. A blazing fast 11-point autofocus system and split-second shutter response mean that you won't miss photo opportunities waiting for your camera to catch up. The built-in speedlight has i-TTL for accurate, well-balanced flash every time.

With the Scene Recognition system, 420-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering II, 16 automatic exposure scene modes and Active D-Lighting, your control over your photos and movies will be more precise and simple to carry out than ever. The automatic image sensor cleaning prevents dust from ruining any of your images.

Nikon D5100 Features

  • Vari-Angle LCD Monitor: The new, large 3.0" (7.5-cm) vari-angle LCD monitor opens horizontally up to 180deg. and flips up and down from +180deg. to -90deg.. Now you're ready to view, shoot and record your subjects from unique perspectives
  • Image Quality in a Class of Its Own: Incorporating the latest Nikon D-SLR technologies such as the 16.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 2 image processing engine, the D5100 delivers outstanding image quality
  • Create Incredible Movies--Full HD (1,920 x 1,080/30p) Movies: The D5100 delivers exceptional D-Movie performance with its full HD capability, full-time-servo AF (AF-F) and precise exposure control. In-camera movie editing and sound recording capability are also provided
  • Instant, In-Camera Post-Production: The D5100's numerous editing functions include Resize, NEF (RAW) processing and Filter effects, such as Skylight, Warm filter and Cross screen. Along with Quick retouch and Edit movie, there are additional features such as Distortion control and Fisheye
  • 11-Point AF System: The D5100's 11 focus points, including a crosstype sensor, widely cover the frame and capture the subject sharply. When using 3D-tracking mode, the camera works together with the Scene Recognition System to keep your main subject in focus even if the composition changes
  • Exquisite Detail in Both Highlights and Shadows--HDR (High Dynamic Range): When shooting extreme contrasts such as sunlit clouds and a foreground deep in shadow, it was once quite difficult to render both textures equally. Not anymore
  • Clean and Clear Images, Even in Low Light: The D5100 provides all the technologies you need to achieve excellent results even when available light is scarce. Its CMOS sensor offers a remarkably wide ISO range (ISO 100 to 6400) with reduced noise
  • Intelligent Auto Pop-Up Flash: Vital for dark or backlit subjects, the D5100's built-in pop-up flash automatically brightens your subject. Expect natural-looking results thanks to i-TTL flash control
  • Selective Color: Select up to three colors to show in the image and the rest will remain in black and white
  • Autofocus for Sharper Subjects: The D5100 helps you focus by offering a choice of focus modes to match your subject matter - even when using Live View or shooting full HD movies. Simply use AF-F mode to keep the camera focusing automatically while recording
  • Optimized Camera Settings: The D5100 has Scene Modes that match a diverse range of scenes. The five most popular modes can be found on the mode dial, while others can be selected by setting the dial to SCENE and rotating the command dial
  • Scene Auto Selector: If you are shooting still pictures using Live View with Auto or Auto (flash off), Scene Auto Selector will automatically select the most appropriate Scene Mode, choosing from Portrait, Landscape, Close up and Night portrait
  • Miniature Effect: Make distant subjects appear like miniatures by strategically altering the focus area. Miniature effect movies play back at high speed
  • High Key: Create bright, glowing images filled with atmosphere
  • Color Sketch: Make your images appear like colorful drawings. Movies shot in this mode play back like a slide show made up of a series of stills
  • Silhouette: Capture your subjects in silhouette against bright backgrounds
  • Low Key: Create dark, striking images with prominent highlights
  • Night Vision: Take monochrome (black and white) images in extremely low-light conditions
  • Balancing Light and Shade Beautifully-Active D-Lighting: Useful in a variety of situations, Active D-Lighting automatically renders the highlights and shadows of high-contrast scenes so that they appear more like how they are perceived by the human eye
  • Clean and Clear Pictures-Nikon Integrated Dust Removal: Less dust means clearer images. Nikon's exclusive system helps remove dust from the optical lowpass filter in front of the sensor and move it away from crucial components inside the camera
  • Optical Viewfinder: Approx. 95% frame coverage - for a clear view and comfortable shooting without time lag
  • Compact, Lightweight Design: The camera's form fits naturally into your hands, with intuitive controls that make extended shooting easy and comfortable
  • Low Energy Consumption: Efficient EN-EL14 battery lasts for approx. 660 frames per charge
  • Picture Control: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
  • File System: DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge

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