Great for post-processing scenes with harsh contrast to even tone and bring out detail, heres what D-Lighting nikon can do to selectively lighten manual areas under heavy shade in outdoor shots.
Large.5-inch LCD monitor coolpix for quality viewing and menu operation.
(view large image the camera seems well built and sports some subtle contours and rounding on the edges of its otherwise slim rectangular shape.(view large image there is no viewfinder.And completing the triad is the clarity and precision provided by a 3x Zoom-nikkor lens that covers a practical range from 38-114mm (35mm format equivalent) to ably capture everything from group shots to close-up portraits.It also wont activate at ISO 800 or above.Nikon coolpix S210 Other Features, three Unique Nikon Image Innovations, improved Face-priority AF, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, D-Lighting 15 handy scene modes for optimized shooting in various settings.Display/Viewfinder, the.5-inch monitor is adjustable over five levels of brightness and is suitable for image composition coolpix and review in good lighting, but can be difficult to use in bright light.PictBridge is a trademark.The coolpix S210 is equipped with a quality.5-inch LCD monitor that features 230k-dots of high resolution, a wide 170-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angle, anti-reflection coating for better display in bright situations, and an acrylic panel that prevents scratches and fingerprints.Ergonomics and Interface, gripping the S210 is about the same as any really compact digital its small size allows coolpix most users to fashion a hold to suit their particular preference.Carry a spare, just in case.Control location and the position of the lens and flash on the front of the body are not adversely affected by finger placement with either a one- or two-handed grip.Scene: Camera settings are automatically optimized for any of the 15 subject types selected; the user may have some limited adjustments available depending on the particular scene.Macintosh, Mac OS and QuickTime are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple Inc.52 MB SD memory cards.USB connectivity, pictBridge support, nikon coolpix S210 Specifications, effective pixels.0 million. Single shot-to-shot times (shoot, write, re-acquire focus, and shoot) ran about.35 seconds with both a high speed SanDisk Extreme III card coolpix and a standard SanDisk five-shot sequences in continuous shooting mode ran about six seconds with either card.
Sensitivity and Noise The S210 ISO sensitivity ranges from 64 to 2000, and upon close examination of the crops exhibits the typical noise progression Ive manual come coolpix to expect in compact digitals the first couple of settings (64, 100) are fairly indistinguishable; steady increases at 200.
I would expect the S210 to logic lose highlights in some extreme contrast situations (most nikon cameras will but there south is easily-accessed exposure compensation available as an adjustment for such cases.On paper, the S210 doesnt wow you with specs the lens isnt crack particularly wide or long, its moderately fast only at wide angle, macro focus range is about 4 inches, and maximum shutter speed is 1/1000th of a second.In both cases the defects were not extreme and I didnt really notice any impact on the real world shots I took, but images of subjects with straight lines can be impacted.The S210 is very usable through 800 ISO, and its screen-size images look better than I would have expected after viewing the crops.(view large image slotted in price-wise at the bottom of Nikons Style (S) series of Coolpix digitals, its easy to see the camera manual delivers on the slim, aluminum-bodied, affordable, and colorful (there are up to seven body colors depending manual on sales region) promises by just. Not having a spare for this review, I kept the battery charged before each day in the field and didnt get an independent measure of battery performance.
Image quality The S210 produced pathfinder very nice images in natural light or with flash illumination, certainly as good overall as any similar camera Ive reviewed.
The coolpix S210 will be available in a choice of Bright Silver, Urban Black, owners Pink, Light Bronze, Blue, Purple, or Red body colors.