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8.0 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches.  Plenty of sharp resolution to capture the finest details, crop creatively and product incredible enlargements

New EXPEED image processor ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness.  Nikon’s comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates know-how and technologies accumulated throughout our long history of photographic and digital imaging development.  EXPEED is custom-tuned for COOLPIX and applied optimized technologies the render natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you will not miss that special moment

Huge, Bright High Resolution 3.0-inch LCD makes it easy to compose and share your pictures. In addition, the high-contrast and anti-reflection coating on the screen assist in clear viewing, even in direct sunlight

Nikon Image Innovations include: In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™, which will automatically look for and fixes most instances of red-eye. You may never see red-eyes again, Face Priority AF is Nikon’s face-finding technology that quickly finds and focuses on up to 12 faces in a group portrait, and D-Lighting will rescue those photos that are too dark for printing by enhancing the underexposed areas of the picture while not touching the properly exposed areas

High Quality TV Movies with Sound is now just a press of a button away with your COOLPIX.  Record TV-Quality movies with sound whose duration is only limited by the available space on your SD/SDHC card.  Connect your camera to your TV and you have instant home-movies!

3x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens gets you close to the action. NIKKOR optics provide exceptional pictures. The lens is built on a proud heritage of producing precision camera optics that deliver superb color and razor-sharp results

Anti-Shake Mode minimizes the effect of camera shake by detecting slight movement of the subject and will overcome blur by adjusting to a higher shutter speed and a higher ISO

Adjusts up to ISO 1600 making new opportunities to take sharper, more natural-looking photos in lower light conditions

15 Scene Modes for optimized shooting in various settings.  Chose from: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close Up, Panorama Assist, Museum, Fireworks Show, Copy, Back Light modes.  Match you current shooting situation with one of these Scene Modes and the camera will make the necessary adjustments to get you an incredible picture, automatically

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Still ticking almost 5 years later I purchased this camera in October of 2008 and still use it all the time. It gives me great photos still....I am taking it on vacation and might be leaving the slr home April 27, 2013
Best camera I've ever owned! I've owned and used many cameras in my life, and none of them produce the same quality as my L18. I'm badly wanting to upgrade to at least a D3100, but the L18 is doing very well for now. I'm just starting a photography business, and my L18 is what I'll be using until I can afford the D3100. And I know that I'll be able to provide my clients with good quality pictures. :) September 18, 2011
excellent camera i have been using this camera since last two years its image quality is excellent.I am in no mood to upgrade my camera .i have captured full 3 hours video in excellent quality .one thing i firmly believe by using this product that nikkon mean quality. August 8, 2011
Unbeatable I got my L18 by coincidence. My prior expensive Casio camera, was stolen from my car. I got this one as a used condition camera, since I didn't want to spend as much as I did with the one I had, and I can say that I am glad my Casio was stolen. my used L18 take way better pictures and is so easy to use. My goodness, I never thought I would be happy to be stolen. Even the price for the brand new, would be worthy for any one. June 22, 2011
Awesome!!! I bought a 12 MP Kodak Camera and then I purchased this little awesome Nikon. What a difference. I had been using Kodak my whole life and now I will never go back. This camera is only 8 MP and take way better and clearer pictures. I am recording both of my babies lives utilizing this camera. Thank goodness for the Nikon Seriously!! October 17, 2010
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Delay in between shots

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I was wondering if I could do anything to improve the speed between shots. Sometimes it seems to take forever even for the first shot after turning it on. I have tried w/out flash and it does the same thing. Thank you.
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Most of the time the shooting delay is caused by focusing. Press the button half way down (and hold it in) and let the camera pre-focus; when the subject is perfect press the button the rest of the way to shoot. With a bit of practice it is easy to get the perfect photo.
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In order to transfer the pictures to your computer use the camera instead. We cannot guarantee the operations of a card reader.
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My camera (Coolpix L18) often pauses a long time right after snapping a picture.

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The red LED lights up, also, during this pause. I use SDHC Class 4 and Class 6 memory cards. What can I do to speed the process up. I've often missed good photo oportunities, because the camera was still locked (processing or saving the previous photo???). I've also been conscientious about setting/changing for the battery type in the camera menu.
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My screen is all white how can i fix this?

Jul 1, 2011 by
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When i turn it on the screen goes all white and i cant see anything how can i fix this?
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Send it in for repair.
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I have a problem with short battery life - just shooting still pictures

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I've tried several types of batteries -- all with the same problem: 4-5 pictures and the batteries are dead.

What do you suggest ??
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Please reset the camera to default settings: Go to MENU > Setup > Reset All. Also, verify that you have the right selection for the type of batteries you are using, see page #89 of the user's manual for the COOLPIX L18. If the problem persists you will need to send the camera and the charger to be evaluated.
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My camera says "battery exhausted" but when I change the batteries (AA alkaline) it will not turn on... How do I fix this?

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Please reset the camera to default settings: Go to MENU > Setup > Reset All. Try back-up batteries. If the problem persists you're welcome to send your camera for evaluation.
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Anti Shake does not work.

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I am using COOLPIX L18
When I put my Flash ON and keep the Anti Shake in auto mode the pictures are capture fine.
In the same way if the natural light is enough I put OFF the Flash manually and the Anti Shake is still on Auto mode but here the pictures come very blurry and not clear like it comes when the Flash is ON.
Please suggest some solution for it.
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Lost my installation software. How can I get that installed?

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Download it from the nikon website.
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It wont turn on

Dec 8, 2011 by
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new batteries, lens is stuck out
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