Worth mentioning is the ability to capture stills while shooting movies. I find myself doing this while I’m idle on a trip e. In addition to the aforementioned video record button, delete, playback and menu get their own buttons, with the largest control being a familiar four way control pad which here is encircled by a scroll wheel, as on the Canon PowerShot SX IS and SX HS. Best cameras and lenses Rather than hide a hole with a pin in the body of the camera, the Coolpix S actually has a protruding hook that is so simple to thread you could do it blindfolded with one arm tied behind your back and three monkeys chasing each other around your head. Noise suppression efforts are another factor, because details lose definition as more noise suppression is required.

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Battery life is shots from a full charge, which is par for the course for its class yet no match for the 1, shot battery life of rivals in the Casio EX-H30 or H On the other hand, if you shoot for a few weeks canoh no difficulties, you’re probably safe for the rest of the camera’s life.

Nikon COOLPIX S9100 12.1MP Digital Camera – Black

Chroma color noise isn’t overly strong, but luminance noise becomes overt at ISO Are you happy with what you have, or not? No Wi-Fi or sharing 2. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Will Mirrorless change cellphone photography.


But once the Coolpix S enters digital zoom, it zooms very, very slowly. Best Selling in Digital Cameras See all. The Coolpix S takes about 1. And digital zoom was s100 slow.

Nikon S Review and Specs

S vs HS. The s also takes full HD video at a resolution of up to x pixels for breathtaking moving images.

The only major negative points are sub-par image quality in poor light at high ISO settings and very little manual exposure control. Autofocus is not always reliable; Auto white balance renders skin tones a little red; Slow digital zoom. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Nikon S Review Tweet Share.

Nikon Coolpix S Digital Photography Review

Again, both Hand-held the default and Tripod modes are available. Plus, the pop up flash on the is silly. I also took a few very low-light shots at ISO 3, This Nikon camera uses an 18x wide-angle optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass zoom lens for superior image quality, and a VR image stabilization system to reduce the effect of camera shakes on photos.

Don’t know about you, but I’m really miffed about this You have to go back and manually rotate images, either in the camera itself or in your photo software.

Cons Autofocus is not always reliable; Auto white balance renders skin tones a little red; Slow digital zoom. It isn’t a bad shot, in short. We’ve changed, we promise. The S is streets ahead from its predecessor the S, thanks to a new sensor and much more versatile zoom lens.


The Nikon Coolpix S is one of several pocketable digicams packing a long zoom in its small frame, the sort of zoom z9100 used to see only on bulky dSLR-like superzooms. You can see well but you’re not close enough to get good shots with most cameras. Just select or degree options from the Menu system, line up your first shot, press the Shutter button, let go of the Shutter button, and just move the camera in the direction you want to go.

But the two best shots in the sequence were actually at 0 EV and, even better, It’s a bit slower retracting but not much. I used the Effects option on the Mode Dial to s9010 High-Contrast Monochrome reported in the Makernotes SceneAssist taga bit of a round-about way to black and white photography, but at least there’s a way. The camera makes all the decisions, but you have the most options for refining those decisions.

Reviewed Jul 20,