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10.2-Megapixel DX-format Imaging Sensor
Delivers extraordinary image quality for breathtaking prints up to 20 x 30 inches.

Compact Design
Beautifully styled—Ready to go where life takes you.

Split-second Shutter Response
Eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss.

6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes
Just set the Mode dial to Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions.

In-camera Image Editing
The Retouch Menu provides creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering 13 easy editing functions, including Trim, Red-eye Correction and Soft Filter.

Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning
Ultrasonic process and exclusive Airflow Control combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality shot after shot.

6 Personal Picture Control Settings
Choose from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape to apply a personal look and feel to your pictures.

ISO sensitivity from 100 – 1600
Exceptional results, even in challenging low-light situations.

Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens
Legendary NIKKOR optical quality and fast, accurate autofocus means vivid color, striking contrast and crisp detail, while VR image stabilization assures your sharpest pictures ever.

Easy-To-Use—Featuring Nikon Guide Mode
Intuitive controls and the on-board Guide Mode assist you every step of the way.

Continuous Shooting up to 3 Frames-Per-Second
Capture fast action, precious moments and fleeting expressions confidently.

3-inch Color LCD Monitor
Bright, high-resolution, 170-degree wide-angle viewing for easy picture review and sharing.

Nikon EXPEED Image Processing
Assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure, noise and speed.

11-point Autofocus
Fast and accurate autofocus delivers razor-sharp pictures.

Active D-Lighting
Restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights.

Price: ESP $599.95* D3000 Digital SLR Camera Kit includes AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens (Product Number 25462). Other outfits available.

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No tiene video =( Yo quería que tuviera video =( =( Me costó casi 10 mil pesos, y ahora, ya cuesta como 5mil (o menos) y las que ya tienen video y hasta con el doble de MP, cuestan unos 6 mil ó 7 mil =( =/ Sólo por eso me arrepiento de mi compra =( July 30, 2014
Extremely good camera, but no video. The camera quality is very good, better than any I've ever had. But since you can't shoot a video with it, I wouldn't recommend it to a friend. July 21, 2014
Perfeita ,basica. simples de manusear,custo beneficio otimos e qualidade indiscutivel. Simplesmente perfeita ,apesar de basica,com qualidade que não deixam a desejar do amador ao profissional. May 25, 2014
Simple to shoot! this is my first more hands on camera then just a simple point and shoot, and i find this camera very easy to use and understand... if your looking for a more updated more hands on camera this is the camera to go with... i use it to photograph my clients and i also use it to have fun with my family its an all in one camera.... i don't take very many videos so this camera dose not have that option which i find i can focus more on picture taking with this camera. March 27, 2014
Great starter dslr I had no clue what type of camera to get when I decided I wanted a DSLR so when I asked at the store where I made my purchase, they said this was the best as a starter camera. I took to it like a duck to water. I've taken thousands of pics and received hundreds of compliments on the professional of my photos. The price was low compared to other name brands and I was also given a 200mm lens as part of a package deal. I'm still learning about the camera and hope to take classes to learn more about photography and make it my new life work. December 31, 2013
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how to avoid blur in night modes?

May 27, 2011 by
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when i capture a photo in night its gets blured...
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I have been searching for an answer to this. First you need a brighter flash, a lens that will let in more light. The D3000 is not a very good camera for shooting anything fast as in derby or rodeo. I have had mine for 5 years and nothing but problems. It still comes out blurry or alot of grain/noise. It just does not have the capabilities.I bought the 55-200 & 55-300. Without the tripod it wont be as good. But you cant shoot something fast on a tripod. I use 3 lights at roller derby. I plan on upgrading my camera to the d5000 or 7000. I have other photographers who had to do the same. I cant wait till I save up to get a better one.
Jul 6, 2014 by
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Missouri
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Tripod works well for me. Also, I have a 35mm lens that works better in lo light than zooms. You can rest the camera on a car roof or someplace else if no tripod.
Dec 19, 2011 by
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A tripod is the best answer, or even a monopod.
What I do though is find one of those green Utility boxes and set the camera on top of that.
Dec 7, 2011 by
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Arlington, TN
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i dont know but i would suggest using manual mode to get the picture that you want and on the d 3000 or any camera the settings are easy to use and learn
Jul 11, 2011 by
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...or use a flash. :)
May 29, 2011 by
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Start by using a tripod as with most night shots the shutter speed is too slow for hand held pictures.
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How funny, That's the reason I decided to take digital photo instead of film. And it's a wonderful camera. You'll see that you have the sharpest, best photos in the class because most other students have cheaper regular digital cameras.
Dec 2, 2011 by
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yes i am a junior in high school and i love this camera it is a great all around camera and is very easy to use even in manual mode. i would recommend it to anybody
Jul 11, 2011 by
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In my opinion, this is a great camera for a beginner or experienced photographer. I have been using the D3000 for over a year and I really like it.
May 30, 2011 by
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This is a great starter DLSR and would be perfect for a photography class in high school.
May 23, 2011 by
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Palestine, TX
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i'd rather recommend a d3100. similar price (albeit a bit higher), much more modern and will serve the kid for a longer run than a d3000. but if price is the sensitive point, try to get hold of a used d40 with a comfortably low number of exposures (~10000).
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Is there an adapter to install filters?

Jun 13, 2011 by
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I have a bunch of 58mm filters from my old camera and my new Nikon D3000 is a 55mm so I bought an adapter and it will not screw onto the lense. Does this camera not allow for filters or is there a special adapter that I need?
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also, be mindful that there is also a thread width, which is standard in most cases, but it might be you got an "exotic" adapter. well, if it's the kit lens, it's not 55mm but it has a filter diameter of 52mm (55mm is the *focal length* far end of the zoom lens, which is entirely different). so, what you have to buy is a 52mm->58mm step-up filter adapter ring.
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Most odd, could it be that the adaptor has something wrong with it ??. Just to make doubly sure look on the back of the lens cap and there will be a number on it, just check to see what that number is, make sure that it is 55mm that you need. What lens is it exactly ??
Jun 13, 2011 by
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The lense on my camera is a 55mm and I bought an adapter ring and none of the adapter rings that I have purchased will screw onto the lense. I didn't know if there was a special one that I needed. I had a Canon before this and the adapter ring just always screwed right to the end of the lense.
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Which lens are you trying to fit them to as most lenses are, filter size, 52mm 58mm and above. What ever the size is, once you know for sure, you will need a step up or step down filter adaptor of the correct size.
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In order to attach a filter it will have to be in regards of the lens not the camera. Some lenses take a 55mm, 52 or 72 filters. Depending on the size of the lens.
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what type of memory card does this camera use?

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SD/SDHC
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SD or SDHC
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Please click on the link below for more information:

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How do you switch from taking a picture form the eyepeice to the screen?

Apr 6, 2011 by
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That's called "Live View" and the D3000 does not support it - sorry.
May 30, 2011 by
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Viewfinder required for this model.
Apr 6, 2011 by
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This camera doesn't have a live view. You will need to use the viewfinder.
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Are megapixels imprtant? What are they for, it says it has only 10.

Apr 8, 2011 by
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To put it simply, consider a pixel as a "dot". So the more pixels, the more "dots" there are to make up a photograph. However, you also must consider viewing distance. As an example, you would not want to view a billboard from one foot away. The best viewing distance for a billboard is from 20-30 feet or more. For most photographers a 6MP camera is more than enough. The D3000 is a great camera for a beginner or advanced photographer. At 10MP, this camera will take excellent photographs. The attached photos where taken in RAW (Nikons Native format) with a D3000 and converted to low resolution jpg for uploading (Nikon has a file size limit). Original images are 10MB each, converted jpg's are 1.5MB.
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They are to a point. General rule the more megapixels the cleaner or more defined the image. DSLR's by nature are capable of taking a great picture (RAW) even if the megapixel count is lower. MY daughter has an 18 megapixel point and shoot and my D3000 takes much clearer and cleaner images.
Apr 14, 2011 by
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Victorville
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The megapexals is around 1,000,000,000 pixel dots per a space you can put on a head of a sewing needle. That just means a very high quality image per each picture taken with the right settings!!!!
Apr 13, 2011 by
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what are the lenses that are compatable with this? like can i shoot pro photos with this like sports? with upgrade lense?

Apr 16, 2011 by
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The Camera will support many lenses, however it depends on what you are expecting. I use many of the old lenses from the dark ages but none of the features work such as AF, metering, etc... I have to use the D3000 in Manual mode, which is my preferred mode any way. As for taking "pro shoots", yes this camera is capable.
May 30, 2011 by
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You sure can You have a Pro camera in your hands. Use any lens that nikon offeres!!

Recommended settings for sports

you will Need Capture NX2

Shoot Compressed RAW

any zoom lens with 2.8 example Nikkor 80-200 2.8

Shutter speed of 1/200sec or higher

Enjoy your pro photos.

Photo was taken with D200 aka D3000 with Nikkor 80-200 2.8 lense

Iso 1000 f2.8 shutter 1/150sec

Compressed RAW

Processed with Capture NX2

Camera Settings

Color mode I

Sharpen high

Saturation Moderate <--- (added saturation in NX2)
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Please visit our website and use the lens finder tool in order for you to make your selection base on your needs.
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can i manually focus with this camera?

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It's not the camera that will allow manual focus on the D3000, it's the lens. If you have an older non-AF (auto focus) lens you can set the D3000 into M mode and you can control everything. If you have a newer AF lens, as long as the lens has a manual mode you will be able to manual focus it. Look on the side of the lens to be sure it has a switch to switch from Auto to Manual. The 18-55AF lens which usually comes with the D3000 has a A and M mode.
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You manually focus with the "lens" by turning off the AF Motor on the lens, in the "A-M" switch, set it to "M".
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Autofocus is possible on this camera only with AF-S lenses (The "S" means it has a built in motor to drive the autofocus).
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What is a great, affordable lens for portraits and weddings?

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I'm looking for something under $500.
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35 mm is of fixed focal length, sometime you will look helplessly while shooting those events, or you have to move in and out . 18-105 is best for portrait and wedding photography, while there will be some limitations than 35 mm in low light.
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35mm is pretty great - cant believe how cheap it is either
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what do you do when camera says memory full

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your memory card has been filled and you need to download the pictures or get another memory card. i suggest an 8 gb memory card
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you can either delete some of the photos you dont want to keep or buy a new memory card, and use that instead
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Time to get a new card, begin editing your shots down, or start storing them someplace else, like your hard-drive or a flash-drive. Maybe all three.
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