The Nikon S3100 review for the photographers
The technical advantages
1: The Nikon S3100 camera is a small pocket sized camera for users, who wanted a miniature sized camera. There are 18 scene modes to select from and furthermore, the Nikon S3100 has an auto scene selector mode. So, the camera will decide which mode to use. No need to decide. The metering mode cannot be adjusted and exposure control is restricted to compensation.
2: The Nikon S3100 has a focal length of 26-130 mm. it has a terrific 5x zoom range too, which is terrific for snapping photos at weddings and other social gatherings.
3: The Nikon S3100 has four means of lessening the image blur. The first in line is the high sensitivity settings. In the auto mode, the sensitivity can be adjusted with the ISO range of 80-3200.
4: Then, there is Electronic Vibration Reduction, which lessens the camera shaking effect and motion detection will compensate the camera and tolerate movement.
5: The best shot selector chooses the sharpest of the ten photographs taken sequentially.
6: The Nikon S3100 has a smart portrait system as it has a smile timer which will take the photo when the other person smiles.
7: It has a blink proof feature to indicate, when the person has closed his eyes.
8: Another interesting feature is the self-skin softening feature which evens out the uneven skin textures.
The Nikon S3100 will be summarized in these points.
1: It is small and portable.
2: Just point and shoot.
3: The LCD has restricted viewing angle and less control for photography buffs.
9: It is a terrific small camera with a 5x zoom along with high definition video.
10: The Nikon S3100 is just 18.4 mm thick and the lens is retracted. It can fit every pocket, big or small. The sleek lines are stylish and metal trim is good to look at. You will not be embarrassed with a Nikon S3100 at any wedding or social gathering.
11: You can just fit in your thumb as there are some controls on the back. It is lightweight weighing only 118 grams. The battery and SD card is included. The six raised up dots will provide grip.
But, do use the supplied wrist for assuring that the camera is safe.
The camera is surprisingly very easy to use and the Nikon S3100 is not exactly loaded up with buttons, controls and dials. At the back of the Nikon S3100, there are six responsive buttons and also a four way navigation controller, which is responsible for the exposure compensation route.
It has a:
1: Flash option
2: Macro AF
3: Self timer
The length of the LCD is 2.7 inches and it has 230,000 dots. The view of the scene is very clear and precise. There is no view finder. The viewing angle is narrow.
We will rate the Nikon S3100 camera with 4 stars out of five.
It’s the best camera from the house of Nikon.