|Take your photographic skills up a notch or two, with the Nikon D5000 12.3 MP Digital SLR Camera Body in black. This top-of-the-line camera body with quality and reliable features, including a 2.7-inch LCD screen that allows a highly visible look at your pictures, makes taking shots and reviewing them a breeze. With 19 Auto-exposure Scene Modes, you are able to get the ideal photo anywhere and the Lithium-ion batteries will let you go on and on without interrupting shoots for a charge. Add the compatible lens of choice and you have a camera that holds up well, with a durable nylon and hard plastic casing set off by metal fasteners.|
- 16.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor
Delivers lifelike images with vivid colors, reduced noise and smooth tonal gradations.
- High ISO (100-6400) light sensitivity - manually extendable up to 25600 using the Hi2 setting
Enables faster shutter speeds for finely detailed images with minimal noise when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low light. Features an Auto ISO setting.
- EXPEED 2 image processing engine
Optimizes the camera's technologies for superior performance and maximum image quality.
- 7.5 cm (3-in.), 921k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor with wide viewing angle
Lets you capture unique shots from any angle. Boasts a side opening mechanism that makes it easy to shoot self-portraits or use a tripod.
- D-Movie - full HD (1080p) movie clips
A dedicated movie-record button right next to the shutter-release makes it easy to keep the camera steady when you switch between recording stills and movies. AF-F mode keeps everything in focus, and the camera's vari-angle monitor and Special Effects mode enable unique shots. The camera supports use of an external microphone and offers 30p, 25p and 24p frame rates.
- Live View with Scene Auto Selector
Makes it easy to compose images using the vari-angle LCD monitor. Scene Auto Selector will select the best mode for the scene and subject you want to capture. Boasts easily selectable AF modes, including Face Priority AF that detects and tracks faces within the frame.
- Razor-sharp 11-point AutoFocus system
Offers fast and precise autofocus coverage across the frame. Four AF-area modes, including 3D-tracking AF, deliver sharp results, whether your subject is off-center, moving fast or completely unpredictable.
- 4 fps continuous shooting
Enables you to capture fast-moving action at four frames per second.
- Special Effects mode
Lets you shoot distinctive still images and movies using a special effect. Offers a range of effects, including Color Sketch, Miniature effect, Night Vision and Selective Color that lets you emphasize up to three colors of your choice and turns the rest of the image to monochrome.
- Scene Modes
Scene Modes automatically adjust camera settings, including Picture Controls and active D-Lighting, to take the guesswork out of tricky photo situations and deliver optimal results. Simply turn the mode dial to SCENE to access the most commonly used modes. Sample photos appear on the display to help you select the right mode.
- HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging
Delivers exquisitely detailed shots of high-contrast scenes. Takes two shots within a single shutter release to create an image with an extremely wide dynamic range, low noise and rich color gradation.
- Extensive in-camera Retouch Menu
Lets you edit and enhance photos and movies in the camera. Offers a range of effects and filters including Perspective Control, Soft Focus and Color Outline, which transforms your photo into a line drawing.
- Dual Integrated dust reduction system
Image Sensor Cleaning and Airflow Control systems keep dust away from the camera's image sensor for clear, spot-free images.
- HDTV compatibility
This camera features a built-in HDMI connector with HDMI-CEC support so you can view your photos and movies on any HDTV and control playback features using your TV's remote control.
- Infrared front and back receiver
Helps prevent image blur when shooting close-ups and self-portraits.
|Camera Type||Digital SLR|
|Sensor Resolution||12.3 MP|
|Sensor Size||15.8 x 23.6mm|
|Lens System |
|Lens For SD||Body Only|
|Focus Adjustment||Autofocus & Manual Focus, Automatic, Manual|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast and phase detection, TTL phase detection|
|Max Shutter Speed||30 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||30 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Range||EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )|
|Exposure Metering||3D color matrix II, Center-Weighted, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture-Priority, Automatic, Bulb, Manual, Program, Shutter-Priority, i-TTL Program Flash|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100, ISO 100-6400, ISO 12800, ISO 200-3200, ISO 25600, ISO 6400, ISO auto|
|Light Sensitivity Max||3200|
|Flash Type||Pop-up Flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Camera Flash Features||AF Illuminator, Auto Flash, Fill-in Flash, Flash +/- Compensation, Flash Off, Front Sync Flash, Manual, Rear Sync Flash, Red-eye Reduction Flash, Slow Sync, Wireless Off-Camera Control|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Auto Mode With Red-eye Reduction, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||SD Card, SD Memory Card, SDHC Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Card|
|Viewfinder Type||Optical, Optical (Through-the-lens)|
|Optical Viewfinder Type||Eye-level mirror pentaprism|
|Viewfinder - Field Coverage||95%|
|Dioptric Correction Range||-2 to +1|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - mono|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Mono|
|Connector Types||1 x HDMI output, 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x microphone, 1 x system accessory terminal|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS, Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP Home Edition, MS Windows XP Professional|
|Digital Video Format||AVI, H.264, HD (High Definition), MJPEG, MOV, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG|
|Still Image Format||DCF 2.0, DPOF, DPOF 1.1, EXIF, EXIF 2.21, JPEG, NEF (RAW), NEF (RAW) + JPEG, RAW + JPEG, Raw Image|
|Max Video Resolution||1280 x 720|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 °C|
|Additional Features||Self Timer|
|Shooting Programs||Autumn color, Beach/snow, Blossom, Candle, Children, Close-up, Dawn/dusk, Food, High key, Landscape, Low key, Night landscape, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Pet, Pet portrait, Portrait mode, Silhouette, Sports mode, Sunset|
|Special Effects||Color sketch, Fisheye, Landscape, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Silhouette, Vivid|
|White Balance||Auto, Automatic, Cloudy (Preset), Custom, Flash (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Incandescent (Preset), Manual, Presets, Shade (Preset), Sunset (Preset)|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||4 frames per second|
|Video Capture||MOV - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps, MOV - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps, MOV - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps, MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps, MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps, MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps, MOV - 640 x 424 - 25 fps, MOV - 640 x 424 - 30 fps|