Summary: I LOVE my camera! =) I've had it for a couple months now and have used it a lot. I'm not a professional photographer or even know much about it...but I know, to use it to it's full potential I should probably learn more about it, because I'm sure I would love my camera even more. But even just for a simple point and shoot and using autofocus while doing that...it takes beautiful beautiful pictures!!!
Summary: As a beginner, I love this camera. It functions easily for the basics and challenges me to be a better photographer by offering more complex options as I learn. It takes great quality pictures and I can't wait to take it to the mountains!
Excerpt: I've been using the D40 and D50 for several years, and love the Nikon system. The D3100 is compact, light, and offers superb performance; the 18-55mm lens is also a sweet performer. I like it so much, I'm going to buy another D3100 package!
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Image Quality, High ISO Performance, Large Clear LCD, Quiet
Excerpt: I love this camera. I read a lot of reviews between Canon and Nikon before purchasing my first DSLR. I am really glad I went with this model, and through Adorama as well. I use it to take action photos of the teams I coach, family photos, our dog, and recently I took it to a wedding and took pictures at the reception. It is light and compact, not too big but big enough you feel like you have a quality camera with you.
Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization, Large Clear LCD, Quiet
Summary: Love this camera. I am not a professional photographer nor am I a beginner. That said let me say this camera makes me feel like a pro. The shots are crisp, clear and true to color. I am still learning all the different functions so I will have to return to update after I learn more about my new camera. I would recomend this camera to all who want to learn how to take beautiful pictures.