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Nikon D50
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Nikon D50, 18-55mm Kit Digital SLR Camera Review

ModSynergy
23 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Review By: Michael Phrakaysone Edited By: Steve M. Silver I like taking photos, and I’m sure many of you enjoy it as well. Probably most of you have some sort of camera, whether it be digital or film. I’m the kind of person who takes pictures of anything, small or big, weird or normal, everything.
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Overall 8
8.3

Nikon D50

best4reviews.com
6 February 2007
  • Summary: The D50 is a competent camera and represents a fantastic deal for first time D-SLR purchasers on a tight budget.
  • Pros: Good price, good handling, build and design, large 2-inch colour LCD, USB 2.0 connectivity, great image quality.
  • Cons: The 18-55mm kit lens is quite limiting, as is a single command dial.
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Overall 10
10

Nikon D50

PC Magazine
27 January 2007
  • Conclusion: For photographers yearning to get their hands on an entry-level D-SLR, the D50 is the best choice. It's simply a delightful camera to shoot with.
  • Pros: Excellent picture quality and performance. User-friendly features. Great price.
  • Cons: 1.5X magnification factor.
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Camera Test: Nikon D50

Pop Photo
25 January 2007
  • Summary: To its credit, Nikon didn't design the D50 as an entry-level model in terms of features and performance. Instead, the D50's supersensitive AF system, low noise levels, excellent image quality, high-speed flash sync, and bright 2-inch LCD could sway prospective buyers away from its higher-priced...
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10 Things You Should Know About the Nikon D50

Pop Photo
25 January 2007
  • Excerpt: Of course the Nikon D50 is popular. It's a heck of a camera (see Hotshot Shoot-Out, March 2006), and, for a starter DSLR, a heck of a buy ($550 street, body only). It even gives the Nikon D70s a run for its money, with virtually all of its older sibling's basic features, including a robust burst...
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Expert Review

DP Review
25 January 2007
  • Conclusion: Unlike Canon when they produced the EOS 300D (Digital Rebel) Nikon chose not to cripple their affordable digital SLR. Instead the D50 while lacking some of the D70's features doesn't compromise performance or photographic flexibility, most important for first time buyers who (surely) the...
  • Pros: Good resolution and detail, just slight less 'crisp' than the D70/D70s, Use of default color Mode III delivers punchy vibrant colors, Low noise even at high sensitivities, better than competitors, Excellent image parameter control; sharpening, tone, color mode, saturation and hue, Custom curves a...
  • Cons: Not as crisp (per pixel sharpness) as D70/D70s, Still some moire / maze artifact pattern visible (noticeably less than D70/D70s however), Kit lens performance is pretty average, corner soft, light fall-off, No Kelvin white balance selection, No backlight on status LCD, No mirror lock-up (vibratio...
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Expert Review

photo.net
18 November 2006
  • Excerpt: Nikon have released information on the new D50, their low end DSLR with an estimated street price $899.95 when bundled with the new AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED lens. Shipping is currently scheduled to begin in June 2005. It looks like a pretty full featured camera.
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Expert Review

Digital Photography Now
10 September 2006
  • Excerpt: Nikon UK kindly provided DPNow with a pre-production D50, with its new 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens for a hands-on session and product photo shoot. Being a pre-production unit with beta firmware, we did not use the camera for taking test pictures.
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Expert Review

photographycorner.com
10 September 2006
  • Excerpt: If photographers needed a reminder of how quickly the digital SLR market is changing, the Nikon D50 sends a powerful message. Getting to the punch line, the Nikon D50 offers a hard to beat combination of excellent image quality, fine handling, and solid construction.
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Overall 10
10
Design 10
10
Value for money 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0
Durability 10
10

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
22 July 2006
  • Conclusion: Nikon D50 - Competitors More and more it looks like Nikon considers the D70s as a competitor to the Canon EOS 20D for example and as a successor of the D100. The Nikon D50 is thrown into the battle by Nikon to conquer the entry level digital SLR market. A market with a high potency to grow.
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