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Capture action, great close-ups, fun moments, HD video and more

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No reading required with the stylish COOLPIX L30. It captures the shots you want, the way you want them, with little more than the push of a button. Just pull it out of your pocket or purse, zoom in with the power and clarity of a genuine NIKKOR glass lens and catch detailed 20.1-megapixel close-ups. A smartly placed video button means you won't have to take your eyes off the large LCD to start recording HD video, and an anti-reflective coating helps to ensure you'll have a clear view, even on bright sunny days. Easily add fun with Glamour Retouch, overcome difficult shooting situations simply by selecting a Scene Mode, say goodbye to red-eye and blinking in your portraits, plus much more. Bring home great photos and videos.
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Smart Portrait System
Scene Auto Selector
HD Movie Mode
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Master the camera in no time

Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shooting

The COOLPIX L30 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Easy Auto Mode. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, no matter how challenging the situation. You'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.
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Let the camera call the shots

17 Scene Modes for effortless photos and videos

Experienced photographers optimize their camera settings to match the situation. The COOLPIX L30 does that work for you. With 17 Scene Modes, including Beach, Snow, Night Portrait, Sunset and more, it's easy to match the moment to a Scene Mode. You can even get creative and use Scene Modes to alter ordinary shots. Or, select Easy Auto Mode and let the camera choose the best mode for your situation. 

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Flatter your friends and family

Smart Portrait System makes everyone look their best

Smart Portrait System makes it easy to create beautiful photos of the people you care about. Turn it on, and several portrait-optimizing features activate. Face Priority AF finds and focuses on faces. Skin Softening applies an attractive soft focus effect. The camera can even automatically take a photo the instant someone smiles! Your loved ones will always look their best.
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Capture the sights and sounds

HD 720p videos with sound bring your memories to life

When a photo alone won't do, press the dedicated movie button and instantly start recording HD 720p video in widescreen format while the built-in microphone captures the sounds of the moment in high fidelity. When you're ready to share your creations, use an optional audio video cable to connect to your compatible TV. Your friends and family will see your movies come to life on the big screen.
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Frame the perfect shot

5x wide-angle NIKKOR glass zoom lens gets you closer to the action

Every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made Nikon famous. The COOLPIX L30's 5x Zoom NIKKOR lens is great for everything from wide-angle group shots to close-up portraits. Plus, Electronic Vibration Reduction helps keep every video steadier, even if your hands are not.



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Retouch photos like a pro

Turn ho-hum portraits into glamorous head shots. Glamour Retouch softens skin tones, hides dark circles—even adds some rosiness to cheeks. Your friends and family will love the photos you take of them.
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Enjoy the view

The COOLPIX L30's large, 3-inch LCD display makes it easy to compose your shots or monitor your video recording. Reviewing and sharing your creations is a pleasure, too—every shot looks fantastic on the display.
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Define your style

Easily change the look and feel of your photos with Color Options. Select from Standard, Vivid, Black & White, Sepia and Cyanotype.
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Sharper photos of moving subjects

When your subject is moving fast, Motion Detection automatically kicks in and selects a faster shutter speed and higher ISO (light sensitivity) to help you get sharper, clearer photos.
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Great camera Just bought this camera and I could not be happier. I just love it.. Tried a Sony coolpix camera and it was awefull, I returned it the next day. THANKS NIKON great stuff.... June 30, 2014
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Will the L30 take panorama photos? Does it have panorama assist feature?

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No, the COOLPIX L30 does not take panoramic photos and does not have a panorama assist option.
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glamour retouch

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why can i only retouch some photos. they were all taken in the same mode ith same subject and setting. but it only lets me do 1 out of 5
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Only one face per image can be edited using the glamour retouch function. Depending upon the direction in which the faces are looking or the brightness of faces, the camera may be unable to accurately detect faces.
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can you use hdsc uhs-1 memory cards in this camera?

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COOLPIX L30 is not compatible with the UHS-1 memory cards. For approved memory cards please see: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...
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