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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 much Optical Zoom does the D3000 have?

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I saw in the 3D demo it zooms, but exactly how much zoom is it? I see "3x" in some places, but that seems awfully small for how far the lens comes out. Help please?
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The opitical zoom is determend by the lens not the camera body you can put on a 18 to 270mm with a large zoom factor or a 10mm wide angle to 400mm (or bigger) telephoto prim lens that doesn't have a zoom factor at all. So with this nice entry level camera you can choose your own zoom factor by picking the right lens.
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That will depend on the lens that you have on the camera.
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what setting should I have set to take action rodeo pictures outside in inside.

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I like to take pictures of my daughters doing Barrel racing etc. I can seem to get the setting set right. Please advise
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Depends if you are looking to stop the action or show the movement. Use a faster shutter speed to stop the action, a slower shutter will "blur" the motion or background if you are following the motion.
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How weather proof is the D3000/18-55mm lens?

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For example, if I had it out in the rain (not too much rain) would it still work?
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it's not weather-sealed. it'd probably deal with a few drops well, but yup, with a cover, you can work it in extreme conditions. (but so can you anything else, with a cover. ;) )
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Cover it with plastic bag and you can go every where. (except under water.)
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Does the D3000 have a "Built in motor"?

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I'm looking at a lens that says "Compatibility : Nikon with Built In Motor"
Does The D3000 have this? And what is it exactly? :P
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No, the D3000 does NOT have a built-in AF motor. The D3000 requires AF-S type lenses for auto focus.
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Nikon offers two types of autofocus digital camera bodies: those with a built-in focus drive motor and those which require a lens to have a motor. Cameras such as the D3000 do not have a focus motor in it so they require the lens to have the focusing motor – an “AF-S” lens. While these bodies can use a lens with no focus motor (an “AF” lens) you would have to manually turn the focus ring to bring the subject in to sharp focus.
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lens

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how do i get blurrred backgrounds. even with large aperture (small values), everything in my pictures seem to be sharply focused, why?
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Not sure if this will help, but. In Guide mode there's an option for "Blur background" in "Advanced Operations".
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how to know how many pictures i have available to take

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It will say a number, generally in the right bottom corner, that indicates how many shots you have left on the memory card.

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Please see page #26 of the user's manual for the D3000 for information on how to check the number of exposures remaining.
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photo coming blur on auto setting. pl help. nikon D3000

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after using in macro mode this problem emerged
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Possibility that your lens or mirror is dirty. That's my best educated guess.
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HOW CAN I CHOOSE FOCUS LENGTH IN MANUAL MODE

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To adjust the focal length, you have to zoom in (increase) or zoom out (decrease) the lens to change the focal length. The numbers maked on top of the lenses might help you
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Same as you would in any other mode, if its a prime then it is what it is, if its a zoom, then, well, just zoom in or out.
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Can I charge this on the computer with a USB cord?

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No you must use the charger that was supplied with the camera.
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No, you have to use the supplied battery charger.
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On the Nikon D3000 I try to take a long exposure shot

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with the camera set on manual showing Time and shutter release via remote but the camera insists on using the flash, otherwise it says too dark?
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If you are on M, manual mode, then the flash would not pop up unless you have it set to auto-flash mode, which can be changed by pressing the bottom left button (I think...). Personally, I hate flash, so I turned the mode off right when I got the camera.

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night shoot setting for d3000

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i want to know the shutter speed and exposure and aparture
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That's a bit of a vague question. If you asking where it is and how to use it, then I know how to answer your question. When looking at the dial of options for your camera (Auto, Manual, Portrait, Kids, etc) You'll See an "A" for aperature, and an "S" for shutter speed. If you want to manually adjust your aperature, you select the "A" Then, near the top of your camera, to the top right of the screen you'll notice and unmarked wheel. You turn that to adjust, same thing for Shutter speed. And for Night settings, there's actually a setting on the dial on top of your camera for that. It provides flash, to get the objects, landscpae, whatever in front illuminated, and it keeps the night time look in the background, without it being over exposed or under exposed. My best advice is to just play around with these settings and get a feel for it.
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There are no set numbers, it depends on the lens and the amount of avaiable light and how close the subject is. To give you an idea read this:http://www.nikonusa.com/Learn-And-Explore/Photography-Techniques/fu02mdwb/1/Taking-Pictures-at-Dusk-and-at-Night.html
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Is this a good camera for non tech savvy people?

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Does it still have point and shoot qualities? Want to buy for my mom.
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The D3000 is the most basic DSLR Nikon make. You can pretty much use it on auto most things. It isn't as good as the D3100. The main thing with the camera is that you have only get the kit lens with the camera, any other lens you have to buy separately. It takes much nicer photos than a compact. I don't think it is too complicated to use, though it will only Autofocus, with newer Nikon lenses.
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I would stick with one of the Nikon Coolpix cameras, S9100 has alot of nice features. D3000 is not a true point and shoot, while it autofocuses it doesn't have a power zoom, it is done manually. Go to Nikon's website and they have a compare tool.
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Does this camera have a black and white setting?

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Yes, this camera will convert your image to B&W after you capture it.
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Yes, the D3000 has te feature to create copies in Black-and-white, Sepia or Cyanotype.
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Is there any problem with the D3000 and how can you fix it?

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This is my first DSLR camera so I wanna be sure of buying it before getting into the Nikon family.
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i dont beleave there are problems with this camera i have had one for almost a year and no problems knock on wood
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Does the D3000 accept pre-digital Nikon lenses?

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Yes, with restrictions. Read the following article for an explanation of what functionality might not be available: http://www.nikonusa.com/Learn-And-E....
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Mostly yes, however some if not all functions will not be possible, foucsing, metering etc.
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can i record a video on my d3000

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no i wish it can but no can do a frame by frame video but no real videos. hope this helped
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Is this camera 1080p capable?

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The D3000 doesn't have the video capability. You may want to check the D3100 Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound.
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It takes still pictures only, it does not have a movie mode.
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What do I set the camera on to take continuous shots?

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look in your manual for continuos shooting. this was my first nikon dslr and i loved it .u will have to look in the menu and it will be there
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See page 53 of the manual.
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What comes in the box for the Nikon D3000?

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EN-EL9a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
MH-23 Quick Charger
UC-E4 USB Cable
DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
AN-DC3 Camera Strap
BF-1A Body Cap
DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
Software Suite CD-ROM
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Savannah, GA, USA
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body battery, charger,kit lens 18/55, wiring to hook camera to computer, bag
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Upgrade Lens

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Hi I have a D3000 , I want to upgrade my lens but don't know what kind of lens to get? And dont want to spend a ton of money . I want a lens that will take good pics in low light settings. Looking at 35mm or the 50mm? Help Someone?
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AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G is a great lens for only $225 US
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I personally use a 50 1.4G but it will cost you around $400. It is their best low-light 50mm lens. If price is an issue you can get the older version 50 1.4D lens for well under the price of a 50 1.4G. What type of photography are you doing? Street? Portrait? Landscape?
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SF Bay Area
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Favorite Subject: Landscape
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would this camera be good for a teen?

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i want a new camera and i am only a teen so i would like to know if this camera would be good for a teen beginner or more of a professional
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yes im on that same boat and i got it for a old car shows and travel and i have loved mine every day sense wish it had video recorder but thats ok this camera is very good for starters wonting to know how to change settings to get the picture the way you wont it. i went to the keys last week and it takes great pictures from sun up and to sun down no recharge battery or sd card change. hope this helped
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orlando fl
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orlando fl
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Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
Experience: 6-12 months
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The D3000 and D3100 is a beginners camera and is very good for anyone coming into photography. It is a very basic DSLR which does all the basic things that a camera of its type should do.

You will be able to learn to use Aperture, Shutter and manual controls with the camera. Be able to set up the white balance, EV and change your ISO. Don't worry if you don't know what white balance, EV or ISO are, it is all part of the fun of learning You will probably want to just start off taking photos and learning how to compose the image, which you can do in auto and program modes. I do suggest that you try Aperture and Shutter priority, as this is really the beginning of the learning how to do proper photography. You can pick up some very good books on learning the basics of photography and also there are lots of guides on places like YouTube which explain what different setting do, which can help allow you to understand what you are doing.

There are a few things to bear in mind about the D3000/D3100. Lenses come at various prices, you can pick up a 50mm 1.8G for not to much money but very good lenses generally cost more. Also with the D3000 and similar Nikon cameras you will not be able to autofocus with all Nikon lenses. If the lens says 'AF-S' or 'AF-I' then it will autofocus, if it has just 'AF' it won't.

I hope this answer isn't to confusing and I wish you all the best with your photography. :D
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What lenses next?

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I've been doing photography for a few years now, and I bought the D3000 about a year ago. I have an 18-55 VR (came with) and and a 55-200 (not VR) lenses. I take mostly nature shots but I often get called to take photos for indoor events, and other events that are often low-light. What lenses and/or other accessories should I get from here?
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Vancouver, WA, USA
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AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II would be ideal but it is costly, about $2400.
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For a d3000 look into the 35mm 1.8. It's affordable and great in low light and very sharp, not a very far focal length though.
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Which Nikon Neutral Density Filters can fit on the 18-55mm lense?

Nov 30, 2012 by
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Age: 18-24
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Nikon do not make ND filters so you would have to look at third party 52mm filters on Cokin P series filters
Nov 30, 2012 by
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52mm.
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how do i set it to view the pic to be taken on the large screen

Jan 16, 2013 by
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i want to see what the pic that im going to take on the screen instead of the view finder how do i set it for that right now it just has all the info on it like quality date ect.....

thank you

i have a nikon 3000 that i just bought from a friend but they didnt have the manual
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Canada
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You can only use the view finder to take pictures not the monitor. You can view the picture after you take it.
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Here is a link to download the manual. Refer to pages 92 and 188.
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16534/~/user's-manual---d3000---guide-to-digital-photography
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How do I set the aperture and shutter speed in manual mode?

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I looked in the manual, and there are no instructions for setting shutter speed and aperture in manual mode. Can you provide specific instructions?
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While in manual mode on the D3000, use the Command Dial to change the shutter speed. To change the aperture, you need to hold the exposure button (+/- button near the shutter release) and use the Command Dial.
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to change shutter speed while in manual (by default), just spin the dial controlled by your right thumb

to change aperture while in manual (by default), you have to spin the dial while holding down a certain button. That button is by the shutter release, on the right, meaning when you look at your shutter button (the big silver one), there are two other buttons right by it, the one on the right is the correct one.
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I have a d3000 will a AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G fit my camera ? I wanna upgrade my lens, wanna take portraits but dont want to spend alot of money. Any suggestions which way to go ?
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Yes, any lens with AF-S and DX in the name will work on the D3000.
Mar 6, 2012 by
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The #5mm AfS 1.8 is a goog choice as is the
AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G which is about $20 more.
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Does the d3000 have a built in autofocusing motor?

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No, there is no focusing motor in the D3000 body. The lens must be one of the newer AF-S lenses to autofocus on this body.
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