Nikon Coolpix 880 Digital Camera is great for both happy snaps and serious photography. This camera is worth its cost. This strongly built camera gives excellent picture quality. This camera is excellent choice for serious professionals as well as beginners who want to refine their photography skills. The camera gives excellent ease of use which makes it popular among the amateurs. It is simple to use in its auto mode and fun to play its different manual settings. You can watch the effects of these settings on your photographs as there is no film to be wasted.
In the consumer digicam market, Nikon is the leader. Nikons digital cameras have very strong fan following. They reflect Nikons heritage as a camera company. The cameras launched by them have strong user interface and great features.
This Nikon Coolpix 880 is step further in its film camera lineup. Some people who want to explore the creative photography just love to take pictures more than just snapshot but at the same time are not interested in the intricacies of things like exposure compensation, f-stops, shutter speeds, flash levels, white balance and more. It is where this 880 has advantage over other cameras.
It features special scene modes for great photos in the challenging conditions. This camera offers various scene modes preset for various photographic conditions like party, beach, fireworks and others. When you switch on a particular mode, it starts some preset camera settings and options which configure the 880 for that particular situation at hand. It also has the advanced functions borrowed from the Nikons high-end 990.
This Nikon camera has a 3.3 megapixel CCD delivering 2048×1536 images. It features 1.8 inch, low temperature, polysilicon, TFT color LCD display with brightness and hue adjustment. It has a 2.5X, 8 to 20 mm lens. It offers auto and manual focus options. It features 4X digital zoom in 0.2X steps. It has capabilities of different modes including Automatic, programmed, Scene, Aperture Priority, Manual and custom exposure modes. The speed of the shutter is from 8 to 1/1,000 seconds plus bulb mode. Its other features include built-in flash with five modes, Apertures of f/2.8 – 4.2 or f/7.8 -11.3, manually adjustable white balance with seven modes, Variable ISO setting from 100 to 400 with an Automatic option, supports JPEG, uncompressed TIFF still-image formats and QuickTime movie file format. This camera is really cool with features of both advanced photographer and amateurs alike.