Nikon Coolpix P510
Announced Feb 1, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3″ screen | 24 – 1000 mm (41.7×)
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I started out with a Nikon Coolpix P510, and took great pictures of the moon. You can see craters! It has a Nikkor 42X Wide Optical Zoom ED VR 4.3-180mm 1:3 - 5.9 lens. Now, I upgraded to a Nikon D5500 and a AF-S Nikkor 55-300mm 1:4.5 - 5.6 lens. I can't even see craters, the moon is a white blob. What would the reason be? I thought the 300 mm would take better shots than the 180 mm. Please explain, and help me understand. With 55-300mm lens With 4.3-180mm lens! Thanks!
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By: CameraMan0007 (5 months ago)
Dear Experts, I am a new to camera world.(DSLR). My budget is very tight becasue most of the earning goes studies My budget is around 300$. But where i live its a lot of money After visiting several shops for to buy DSLR. Many shop keepers offers me below list of the camera and price i mentioned in US dollars i am really confuse which is best should i get it all the below camera are in my range. My used will be. : Normal Parties, Events , Landscape photography. DSLR Choices I Have : 1:Canon...
Just a comment. I had a P510 which I really enjoyed using except for slow focusing when zooming and horrible focusing when filming. I currently have an Olympus OM-D-EM1, also a great camera, and for long distance use a 75-300mm zoom lens, which on micro four thirds equates to 150-600 FF. Recently I tried taking a few moon shots as did my son on the P510, that he now has, and, for the record, no matter how I have manipulated and cropped the shots from the Olympus, the P510 blows it into the...
By: clairesybearsy (Jul 31, 2015)
I currently have a bridge camera nikon p510 with 42x zoom. I absolutely love this camera for what it is! I actually use the zoom a majority of the time for wildlife photography (mostly birds). The only thing holding me back currently is image quality. Sometimes when I go to crop a photo the pixels are noticeable. I was looking into getting a nikon d5200 but am open to any suggestions around a similar price range. A link to my flickr can be found here:...
I am an architect and beginner in photography. I am looking for a digital compact camera that I could use for architectural views. Until now I am using a camera with fish-eye lens so I am looking for a compact digital camera that has built/embedded/attached fish-eye lens, but I have not spotted anything.. Does it exist? If not which model should I choose from the range of compact digital cameras that could also achieve the result -or close to it- of a fish eye lens? The price is also an...
By: scudag56 (May 24, 2015)
I am having trouble getting my Nikon P510 to focus on distant objects in the night sky - you would think I could just set it on infinity and it would be fine, but no. This 42X can easily pick up the craters on the Moon and the Galilean Moons of Jupiter, but it is frustrating trying to get focus.
When I try to take a photo, the camera beeps and the screen flickers as if it is taking a photo but it doesn't seem to complete the action. So no photo is actually taken. I tried different modes and I reset the camera settings but it hasn't helped. Has anyone had this problem and know any solutions? The camera is about 2 or 3 years old. Thanks.
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