Nikon Coolpix P310 Digital Camera Review, Photos, Sample Images, Video Testing in NYC

The Nikon Coolpix P310 is one of the new compact point-and-shoot P-series models released this year. The P310’s claim to fame is it’s bright NIKKOR lens featuring 4.2x optical zoom and a focal range of 24-100mm with a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8 – f/4.9 and lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) technology. 
Other high performance features the Nikon P310 offers include an impressive 16.1 megapixel backside illumination CMOS image sensor that optimizes performance when shooting at night, a sensitivity range of ISO 160 to 6400, various creative shooting modes, PASM full exposure controls, full 1080p HD video recording with stereo sound and slow and fast motion movies, high speed  continuous shots at 7 fps, a 99-point autofocus system and a 3-inch 920,000-dot LCD screen. The Nikon Coolpix P310 is a fast and powerful compact that comes in two classic colors – black and white.
As I mentioned above, one of the most desirable features of this new compact is it’s high-performance NIKKOR glass lens. The P310’s lens minimize blur in both photos and movies and it is ideal for shooting at night, indoors or any low light environment.
In addition to the Nikon Coolpix P310’s lens, another popular feature that improves image quality when shooting in low light is its 16.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and EXPEED C2 image processor. You can feel comfortable shooting with higher ISO settings because you will still achieve impressive results. You can choose to use the cameras Programmed Auto mode which allows the camera to automatically choose the settings for your or if you enjoy having more control over your shots, you can choose to shoot in four different exposure modes: Programmed, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority or Manual.
The Nikon P310 comes with 19 different scene modes and a variety of creative art filters that can add a little spice to your shots and can enhance the overall quality of  your stills and movies.

Below are sample images I shot using the Nikon Coolpix P310 using various shooting modes/creative art filters:

Programmed Auto Mode

Monochrome –  Black and White

Painting Filter

Programmed Auto Mode

Programmed Auto Mode

Programmed Auto Mode

Programmed Auto Mode

Programmed Auto Mode

Macro Mode

Macro Mode

Programmed Auto Mode

Super Macro Mode

Macro Mode

Programmed Auto Mode

Monochrome – Black and White

Programmed Auto Mode


For Pricing and Availability:
– The Nikon Coolpix P310 (Black)

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