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Nikon D5300 Bundle
With built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, this impressive 24.2-megapixelPIXELThe shortening of 'picture element', a basic unit of programmable colour forming the dots that make up an image. Pixel size depends on a camera’s resolution, which is measured in megapixels (MP), meaning millions of pixels. The more pixels on a sensor, the smaller they have to be to fit. An image's number (or density) of pixels correlate to the amount of information and image holds. Cameras with more pixels on the sensor have a higher pixel density and thus more resolving power, able to capture smaller details with much more clarity and accuracy. Higher resolution images can be cropped more agressively and also produce better quality large prints. DX-format camera lets you capture and share the magic of your world in incredible detail. The Wi-Fi function connects the camera directly to a smart device, so you can share photos right after you've taken them. The GPS function adds location information to photos, making it easy to add your pictures to maps of the world and share your travel photography with others.
Thanks to the large vari-angle monitor, it's simple to shoot photos and movies from exciting new perspectives; and powerful low-light performance (extendable up to ISO ISO Exposure is controlled by three elements: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. The ISO speed determines how sensitive a camera's sensor is to incoming light. A higher ISO speed absorbs more light, resulting in a brighter exposure, however, a higher ISO also results in more digital noise in low-light conditions. Cameras with larger sensors (like full-frame cameras) typically have higher ISO speed capability and produce less digital noise at high ISO settings. Digital cameras include a control for adjusting ISO speed, some of which can be set to adjust automatically in combination with certain other exposure settings. ISO is indicated in numbers usually starting at 100 and going upward (200, 400, 800, 1600 etc.) doubling in sensitivity each time. Most cameras also indicate 3rd stop intervals (100, 125, 180, 200 etc.)25600) ensures clear shots in dark situations. And, with a large LCD screen and small, lightweight body, the D5300 is a pleasure to shoot with. Nikon's superior ergonomics, clear menus, and one-touch buttons for frequently used functions like D-Movie and Live View make operation quick and intuitive.
Includes Not Only the Best Mid-Range DSLR Camera, but Also A Handy Zoom LensZOOM LENSAllows a camera to, unlike a fixed-focal length or prime lens, change smoothly from a long shot to a close-up or vice versa by varying the focal length. A true zoom lens, also called a parfocal lens, is one that maintains focus when its focal length changes. Due to more moving parts, zoom lenses often produce images of slightly lesser quality than their prime lens counterparts. However due to the inherent flexibility of being able to vary the focal length, they are extremely popular for photography where composition needs to be adapted quickly - such as at weddings, for example.
The Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens is a staple DX-format mid-range zoom lens. Offering a 27-82.5mm equivalent focal lengthFOCAL LENGTHMeasured in mm, it is the distance from the focal point of a lens (its centre or curved mirror where light converges) to the plane of the image sensor (film) when an object is in focus. A shorter focal length lens sees a wider image and a longer focal length brings your subject closer. For example, a 15mm lens sees a very wide image and is perfect for landscape photography. Conversely, a 500mm lens sees a very narrow image, brings the subject much closer and is thus great for subjects that are far away, like a bird in a tree. With zoom lenses, its minimum and maximum focal lengths are indicated, for example, as 24-105mm. A zoom lens allows you to change the lens’ focal length, with shorter (wide-angle) and longer (telephoto) options, whereas a fixed focal length lens requires you to move back and forth to find the correct image composition. range and compact form factor, you will find that this versatile lens is a lightweight addition to your kit bag. It incorporates two aspherical elements limit distortion and combat aberrations, and a Super Integrated Coating that combats flareFLAREOccurs when a point light source such as the sun or an artificial light (that is brighter than the rest of the scene), hits the front element of a lens resulting in a lack of contrast, haze, or unwanted semi-transparent objects being present in the image. You can avoid lens flare with a lenshood or filters, however, the effect is also useful for bringing artistic elements into an image, such as sun rays peaking out from behind a rock formation. and ghosting.
24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor
EXPEED 4 image processor
No optical low-pass FilterLOW-PASS FILTERAlso called an Anti-aliasing Filter.
A filter made of a birefringent material, such as Lithium Niobate, placed infront of the image sensor. The filter's purpose is to reduce moiré, caused by large scale interference between fine textures and patterns in the image and the fine matrix pattern of the image sensor. The low-pass filter works by scattering any optical point in the image into a cluster of four, and effectively causing micro blur and thus removing the aliasing and consequently the moiré pattern. Some high-end cameras are deliberately designed without any low-pass filter in order to maximize the sharpness of the captured image - possible moiré is the trade-off.
3.2" 1,037k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor
Full HD 1080p video recording at 60 fps
Multi-CAM 4800DX 39-point AF sensor
Extended ISO 25600, 5 fps shooting
Built-in Wi-Fi & GPS connectivity
Ready, Set, Action
With 39 focus points, including nine cross-type sensors in the centre, the D5300's autofocus system is incredibly accurate. Advanced 3D subject tracking maintains focus on even the smallest subjects, however unpredictable their movements may be. Shoot action at a swift 5 fps and capture fleeting movements or expressions at exactly the right moment.
Create Quality Movie & Audio
Record smooth, finely detailed Full HD video clips you'll be proud of (at frame rates up to 50p/60p). Continuous Live View autofocus keeps your subjects sharp, even when the action is fast. Record movies that don't just look good, but that sound great, too. Thanks to the camera's built-in stereo microphone and compatibility with Nikon's external ME-1 Stereo Microphone, it's easy to capture footage with crisp, clear sound.
HDMI output: Connect your camera directly to an HDTV screen and enjoy your movies and photos in superb high-definition. Compatible with HDMI-CEC (Consumer Electronics Control), the camera even allows you to control playback using your TV's remote control.
2016 px RGB Metering Sensor
The D5300's incredibly accurate metering sensor delivers exact exposureEXPOSUREExposure is controlled by three elements: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. Achieving the correct exposure is similar to collecting rain in a bucket, up to an optimum level. The rate of rainfall is out of your control (light), yet you can control these three factors: the bucket’s width (lens aperture), the duration you leave it in the rain (shutter speed), and how effective your bucket is in collecting rain (ISO). These three elements work together to control the amount of light per unit area, preventing underexposure (too dark) or overexposure (too bright), giving you a natural looking image.s and sends data to the Scene Recognition System, which optimises auto exposure, autofocus, and auto white balance for superior results.
Special Effect Modes
Effects mode: Create distinctive photos and movies using a range of special effects. Isolate colours so they stand out, go black-and-white, explore a retro effect, or make buildings look like miniature scale models. You can preview your chosen effect and adjust its intensity as you shoot.
16 scene modes: Quickly capture perfect shots using a range of scene modes, including Sports, Beach, and Snow. Simply select the mode that matches the subject or situation you're shooting, and the camera will automatically optimise shutter speedSHUTTER SPEEDAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Shutter speed is the length of time that a single frame is exposed for, more specifically how fast the shutter opens and closes to permit light entering the lens, to reach the sensor. A slow shutter speed means a longer exposure time useful for motion blur like the silky look of flowing water, whereas a fast shutter speed means a shorter exposure time useful for freezing the appearance of motion in images like a hummingbird in flight. It is measured in seconds starting at 1 second and halving our doubling in time.
For example: 1/2s, 1/4s and 1/8s are all fractions of a second with 1/2s being the longest exposure time, 1/4s half of that and 1/8s another half etc., ISO, and apertureAPERTUREAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Aperture refers to an opening inside the lens, similar to the iris of your eye, that changes in diameter to control the amount of light that enters a camera. Aperture is expressed in f-stops: the lower the number, the larger the aperture, e.g. f/1.4 is larger than f/8. A larger (or wider) aperture allows more light to pass through the lens to the sensor (film) as a picture is taken, particularly useful in low-light conditions. A larger aperture also produces a shallower depth-of-field, and thus more background blur. for superior results.
Optimum Detail in High-ContrastCONTRASTThe difference between areas of different brightness levels in a photograph: A high-contrast image has a greater difference between light and dark areas, whereas a low-contrast image has a narrow range of tones. Contrast is used to direct a viewer’s attention to a photographer’s subject either with colour contrast (bold versus duller colours) or tonal contrast (bright versus darker tones). Conditions
Two modes help you capture the details in both dark and bright areas when you shoot images in strong light, or in backlit situations. HDR (High Dynamic Range) is ideal for stationary subjects and Active D-Lighting is ideal for photos of moving subjects. Both modes allow you to select the intensity level.
Sensor Size Type
APS-C (Nikon DX)
Sensor actual Size
23.5 x 15.6 mm
Up to 5 fps
SDHC (UHS-I compliant)
SDXC (UHS-I compliant)
Fastest Shutter Speed
Longest Shutter Speed
Flash Sync Speed
1920 x 1080: 60p (progressive), 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p, high/normal
1280 x 720, 60p/50p, high/normal
640 x 424, 30p/25p, high/normal
Frame rates of 30p (actual frame rate 29.97 fps) & 60p (actual frame rate 59.94 fps) are available when NTSC is selected for video mode
25p & 50p are available when PAL is selected for video mode
Actual frame rate when 24p is selected is 23.976 fps
GN 12 m at ISO 100
Nikon F (DX), plastic mount
Minimum Focus Distance
What's in the box?
D5300 DSLR camera body
EN-EL14A Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery for Select Nikon Cameras
MH-24 Quick Charger
EG-CP16 Nikon Audio/Video Cable
UC-E17 USB Cable
DK-25 Rubber Eyecup
AN-DC3 Camera Strap (Black)
DK-5 Eyepiece Shield (Replacement)
BF-1B Body Cap
BS-1 Hot-Shoe Cover
Nikon View NX2 Software CD-ROM
Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens, front lens cap, rear lens cap
Limited 2-year warranty
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