These point-and-shoot mega zoom Nikon Coolpix s cameras feature several automatic options so you are able to focus on getting a good shot instead of finding the right settings. I always had to look for it because it’s so close to the thumb pad that it has to be unobtrusive. The two highest ISOs, and 3,should probably only be used in emergencies, mainly because the colors get very washed out and the noise reduction makes subjects appear smeary. At telephoto, distortion is again high, though the blue pixels are much brighter. S vs SX HS.

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Nikon really went above and beyond here and we’re on our chair clapping. Backside-illuminated sensor for good low-light performance; Very long zoom; Good printed performance; Very fast autofocus.

Nikon COOLPIX S9100 12.1MP Digital Camera – Black

It’s s900 very difficult shot particularly for a digicam and the Coolpix S did a very good job with it. The first amazing feature is the zoom. Operation is completely silent, so just as good for taking images in hushed environments as anywhere else. Pros Backside-illuminated sensor for good low-light performance; Very long zoom; Good printed performance; Very fast autofocus.

High-Contrast was perhaps a bit too high contrast, with the highlights blown but the image is dramatic and quite sharp in the center.


Skip to main content. Colors produced by the S are good up to ISO pleasing and natural. S Overview Samples Gallery.

Nikon Coolpix S Digital Photography Review

And each image in itself was good enough to print. Black In stock Usually ships in business days. S vs SX HS. The cherry blossoms were still in bloom and there’s a shot in the gallery of some against a very dark background. Just select or degree options from the Menu system, line up your first shot, press the Shutter button, let go of s1900 Shutter button, and just move the camera in the direction you want to go.

The sky was blue but there was haze so the zoomed images are flatter than they might have been. Some coins, a small clay z9100, a glass clown. I throw it in my trouser pocket easily.

Full autofocus shutter lag is very good, at 0. There is color and detail in those shots, enough that I wouldn’t hesitate to use ISO 3, even though they aren’t on par with the lower ISO images. It’s small enough to pack with a great zoom range, and handles interiors as well as landscapes. Your top wishlist Z6 firmware update? Chroma color noise isn’t overly strong, but luminance noise becomes overt at ISO Those are attributes that count even if you aren’t going anywhere.

And the dark hollows below it are not quite dramatic enough. If you try really hard you can find mAh batteries.


Optical and digital zoom can be used during Movie capture but backing out of digital into optical isn’t supported. Sony’s follow-up to its NEX-6 laps the field with its 11fps burst and comfortable design.

That’s a big help in composing images but also when shooting movies. Canln integral flash is sunk into the top plate to their left and manually activated by a switch at the side rather than automatically popping up an on-screen message prompts you to raise the flash if you haven’t already done so.

And your dSLR, for that matter. If the scene doesn’t match any of those, it defaults to a general-use Auto.

Shedding some light on the sources of noise. It will automatically switch to it if you’re using the Scene Auto Selector mode. The Bottom Line Nikon produces another solid point-and-shoot compact megazoom with the Coolpix S by offering fast performance, good photos, and an excellent feature-to-price ratio. Perhaps more importantly, the S’s Hybrid VR mode does an excellent job of delivering sharp s910, even at mm equivalent. Best cameras and lenses