My wife bought our D3000 maybe seven years ago, and it sat in it's bag for years. Neither of us wanted to learn how to use it. But about a year ago, I got interested in photography again, and while I prefer using the Olympus MFT thirds system, the D3000 is an excellent entry level DX Nikon camera. It has a guide mode to teach the beginner how to use the camera. It takes beautiful photos, has deep menus, shoots three frames a second (if you turn off DActive), and for how little this camera ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
This is my second review of this camera, and after taking it with me on a vacation. Here are some more pros I found regarding this camera: • Excellent Battery Life • Great for taking sceneries and landscapes, even night shots • Light weight compared to my D50 • Sturdy • With the right external Flash you can get great inside shots (Switched to a Vivitar Flash for Nikon DSLR) Problems: None found.View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
I will go straight to the point. The camera itself is great, however it does not work well with my ProMaster 5550DX flash and module. It comes out darker than on my D50. However Quantaray flash work well with this, but my quanta ray can only do bounce, and cannot tilt or swivel. So, now I am currently looking into another flash, but I do not want to spend money on a Nikon brand flash if a cheaper third party flash works just as well. It is also lighter in weight than the D50 and is compatible ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
The D3000 is a great camera for someone stepping up from even a very sophisticated point and shoot camera. I moved up from a superzoom P&S camera primarily because it was too slow and awkward for action photos of my kids. The D3000 solves all those shortcomings by providing, no shutter lag, more accurate and faster autofocus, and outstanding light metering. In one afternoon I took well over 300 pics of downhill ski racers and virtually all were well exposed and in focus. In post processing I ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
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