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Nikon COOLPIX P80
5.4 out of 10

Nikon COOLPIX P80

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Overall 8
8.0

Great camera at a great price, a fun way to be serious

deina, Ebay
25 November 2011
  • Summary: When I started shooting photos for my Ebay listings, I was really a novice, so bought an older Nikon coolpix, and it opened up a new world for me. The early one took rechargable batteries and was kind of a pain as the batteries didn't last long enough. However, my shots really began to improve with the purchase of a Coolpix P80, a camera model which by now is almost outdated-- as Nikon does nothing but continue to improve its cameras.
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Overall 8
8.0

What I ordered

Overstock
21 May 2010
  • Summary: This case is exactly as described. Just a light weight case with no strap. It is nice to just slip this into my purse or travel bag to save room and avoid carrying another bigger camera bag. There really isn't room to carry an extra battery or SD card securely in this case. Overall for the price I am pleased.
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Overall 8
8.0

What I ordered

Overstock
21 May 2010
  • Summary: This case is exactly as described. Just a light weight case with no strap. It is nice to just slip this into my purse or travel bag to save room and avoid carrying another bigger camera bag. There really isn't room to carry an extra battery or SD card securely in this case. Overall for the price I am pleased.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix P80 impressions

aestevenson422, Ebay
8 March 2010
  • Summary: Vice nice point-and-shoot digital camera. Bought it 2n-hand to replace my Coolpix 7900. The seller described it accurately and completely. I particularly like the viewfinder option. Although not Nikon's leading-edge model in the Coolpix line, the P80 is a fine camera. Not every amateur photographer needs to go the digital SLR (single lens reflex) route. Buy a Coolpix model and work on your composition, framing, dept-of-field, and color balances. You'll be happy.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon Coolpix P80 Underestimated Digital Camera

mikesorun, Ebay
12 December 2009
  • Summary: I ordered this digital camera for several reasons. First, it is a Nikon and I've owned at least a dozen Nikon cameras and lenses. Second, it was small, great optical zoom and good pixel rating. I didn't think it was going to be an outstanding piece of photography equipment because of the price. I was DEAD wrong. This camera takes amazing pictures. The "VR" allows for taking images even when you have shaky hands.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon's Point-N-Shoot P80

bjhubbell, Ebay
26 October 2009
  • Summary: I bought this camera for my wife. It is her first digital camera. She loves photography and does it for the pure joy of a beautiful picture. Strictly amateur but she has taken some great pictures. She found the P80 to be pretty easy to learn for basic shooting. Also liked the pre-programmed scenes that Nikon has on all their cool-pix cameras. This model is out of manufacture now, but that means there are some great deals on it available.
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Overall 8
8.0

An interesting camera

Renee Aubuchon "reneesarah", Amazon
12 June 2009
  • Summary: My interest in this camera is about obtaining mega zoom and macro abilities at a reasonable price. While this camera is classified as a point and shoot, and it certainly can be that, it does have some overides such as aperture and shutter priority and manual. Without the overide capabilities I wouldn't have been interested since I want creative control of my shots. Just out of the box last night I found that the macro worked fine as did the mega zoom.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Kuichi, DP Review
13 February 2009
  • Excerpt: I purchased the P80 as a supplement to my D200 and find it to be an excellent choice, both in the quality of the images and the ease of use. I highly recommend this choice.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

laidbackjack, DP Review
18 January 2009
  • Excerpt: I am a beginner, The P80 was an upgrade for me from a cannon power shot SD1000. I bought this camera 3 days before a trip, took it out the night I got it to learn the features. I took some great night city skylite shots the first day I got the camera. Very easy to learn and use. To be honest I never thought I could take some of the photo's I have. I have taken some great shots at football games from 60 rows up and some great landscape shots as well. The zoom is great!
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome pictures

andreibaiano, Ebay
5 December 2008
  • Summary: Camera is a great mid-professional digital camera. The size and the grip is perfect for taking pictures. At close zoom the focus is hard to adjust even on auto. The panorama picture program is hard to use and there aren't any detailed instructions or assistance. I decided to buy due to the price value at less than $400.
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