Summary: In 2001 when the Coolpix 995 was introduced, it marked the last of its 9xx series and IMHO the best camera of its class. The variety of attachable lens (two wide-angle lenses, a super wide-angle fisheye) made it into a complete small camera. 13 years later and my already owning most of the other coolpix accessories made this camera worth owning.
This is my second E995 and I plan to buy another soon.
4 April 2014
Summary: This is my second E995 and I plan to buy another soon. This is an old camera - you need to understand that it's not a mega-pixel monster, but it does take very good photos for what it is. I just happen to use it in my business and have a slide scanner adapter and multiple lenses for it and those items work well, so buying a newer camera isn't so good for me.
Camera has features not available on newer P&S cameras. Good value for $$
13 August 2012
Summary: Nikon does not make this camera anymore. I use it for clinical and laboratory photos of very small objects in less than ideal lighting where flash cannot be used. Operators cannot always use two hands on a camera. The camera is small/light enough to be held/operated by one hand. The swivel feature of the lens unit is also useful at times in tight spots. I have 6 or 7 of this camera and my staff is very used to its features and operation.
Summary: A great camera for microscopy too because of the threaded aperture and the diameter being close in size with the microscope camera port then the tilting monitor (lens) pushes it over the top. What no one has mentioned is the camera outputs its images @ 300dpi versus the 100 dpi later cameras generate. One can swap resolution for size with Photoshop. Auto mode works great, manual modes work great. It has a wide range of accessories always found on Ebay.
Summary: This is the second Nikon 995 that I've purchased at ebay. The first one was stolen. The parent company isn't fixing this model anymore, so when they brake you've had the course. I like the fact that it only has 3.2 MP-I can send more pictures over the internet.
Summary: The Nikon Coolpic 995 digital camera is a unique camera because of it's pivoting lens design and because of many operating features that make it a very popular camera for it's age. It is very popular for people interested in micro photography. The camera has so many built-in features that it takes most owners a month of trial and error to use all of the features, but when done most owners do appreciate what Nikon did in designing this camera.
Summary: The best Camera for Macro Photograph This is a old camera, since it was released in 2001. However, if you are looking for a camera with a excelent macro, you dont need to look further. There are many others cameras now, but all of them you need lenses and if you want to take good macro photog. you will need a trypod.... But, with this camera, you dont need it. Actually, I live in Costa Rica and in the field, is the best camera, very strong, and it works very well.
Summary: I bought the Nikon Coolpix 995 3.2 Megapixel three weeks ago and was immediately impressed with the number of features available on this inexpensive camera. It has a 1M-pixel camera, video camera, and speakerphone. The Nikon Coolpix 995 3.2 Megapixel's size is perfect for carrying in a small bag and the battery has a pretty good lifespan of roughly 4 hours. , I'd recommend the camera if you're on a budget.
Summary: I bid on and won this Nikon Coolpix 995 to replace one stolen. It takes excellent pictures, better than my newer Coolpix S630, even though it has only 3.2 megapixels vs. 12.0. It uses CF cards like my dSLRs. The ability to angle the lens to shoot over crowds or down at a flower while looking directly at the LCD screen is a unique and valuable advantage. The multiple programmable features allow custom control of exposure, flash, focus, lighting sources, etc.