I am a Professional Photographer. I have been using my Nikon D7000 for four years now. It is a really great camera. It has many features like the high end Nikon's do, but at a much lower price tag. Here is what I really like about this camera. Separate controls for f/stop and shutter speed. Backside controls for White Balance, ISO Film Speed, and Image Quality. It also has the Nikon Creative Lighting System, which means it is able to control multiple Speedlights. But most of all, it takes clear and clean, sharp, photos that you will admire for a lifetime.
I just purchased a Nikon D7000 digital camera, I have always used nikon apart from testing others and have always returned to Nikon, I have used the Nikon D60, Nikon D 90 and have now just purchased the Nikon D7000 and it is an awesome camera, built fantastic, very fast processor an all round super fast camera, if you want a pro level camera, this one is brilliant !!!
I looked around for a long time before settling on the D7000 and I am very glad that I did.
It is quite easy to use and there are some great tutorials on YouTube that I use for learning how to use it better. I especially like setting it to a single focus point - it means that I can set the focus to almost anywhere I like rather than the camera deciding where it should be set to.
I brought from the grey market and don't regret this. If it ever needs to be repaired they use the same repairers as what Nikon would.
Next thing to get is th...e remote control - how could I ever have not brought this in the first place? Will make taking group photos that I am in much easier. Only down side - Nikon now have a camera that can connect to the iPhone that can remotely control the camera. I would have loved that! reliable, lots of features, great in low light expensive
I bought this a few years ago for my husband who is a photography enthusiast. It has such great features and takes great photos and video. It suits both my husband who is familiar with all of the features and myself who is a total novice. Even the kids can use it!!!!
It has all the features for a professional but a great auto setting for the novice.
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D7000 great camera not for beginners though.
The Nikon D7000 is brilliant in many ways, 39 point 3d tracking autofocus system, colour 3d matrix meter,ergonomic layout and handling, full HD video etc etc etc.
The 7000 is a great little fast handling and powerful imaging machine capable of amazing results in the right hands but what it is not is a beginners camera to learn on.To really appreciate and take advantage of the fully customizable features of this camera the photographer will need a good understanding of photography and SLR camera operation unless he/she wants to simply use the A...
This is my first dslr previously I have used film slr's. This is an amazing camera for the enthusiast and once you get the hang of it, very easy to use. I use this mostly for low light concert photography and I have been very impressed so far. It is quick, efficient and fun to use.
It has two memory slots so you never run out of room to take raw shots.
Autofocus could be quicker.
Exceptional enthusiast camera. Currently the best Nikon APS-C camera on the market
Until the D300s is updated, this remains the best Nikon APS-C camera on the market and rivals Canon's 60D. It only has a half magnesium frame so is not as rugged as the professional grade D700/D300s but is nevertheless weathersealed and better built than the D90.
A significant upgrade from the D90 with a more complex AF system, video recording ability and burst rate. High ISO noise is very well controlled with usable 5x7" prints to ISO 3200 (provided it is exposed well) and possibly ISO 6400 if you use Lightroom3 for some noise reduction. Ho...wever, starts to lose detail, colour and contrast at ISO 3200 and beyond. Very usable ISO 1600 prints. Menus take a little getting used to as does button placement but are similar to the D90. Beginners may be better suited to the more simple models. However, an enthusiast amateur or budding photographer can use this camera without upgrading for years. I have many beautiful photos from my camera and love it. Reliable, rugged and takes brilliant photos A little complex for those new to Nikon or dSLR.
A brilliant and highly featured camera at a reasonable price
I work as both a graphic designer and photographer and had been looking for a high quality digital SLR for sometime. Most cameras that had the features I was looking for were way beyond my budget, so it was a pleasant surprise when I came across the Nikon D7000.
It is a well built camera that not only handles anything you throw at it, but also features a lot of manual and automatic settings that suit both professionally seasoned photographers and amateurs alike.
It is compatible with most Nikon mount lens, and provides the creative photog...rapher with a lot of room to experiment with its various settings. If you are serious about your photography or think you will explore it more in the future, this camera is an excellent investment. Rugged build, Many settings to allow for creative experimentation, Excellent price in its class Maybe confusing for those who have not used a digital SLR before
Superb camera for the semi serious photographer
This can be a point and shoot camera while set to auto, but the photographer wishing to expand their skills will find this a major leap forward. Lots to rave about, and very nicely built.
This camera should last awhile too from a technical point of view, with lots of Nikon lenses to choose from for those wishing to explore photography. Worth the extra outlay over other models perhaps, but only if you are willing to delve into photography as a subject and get the best out of this camera. Where it scores is through the amount of readily accessi...
I am lovin it: my first DSLR
Though i am not professional photographer; I have purchased it for personnel use, i am loving it. It is my First Dslr i am very pleased with its Video recording mode with 1080p and facility of external mic jack, now i have became my own director of my personnel video. It is very good for new user like me.
The Best Nikon SLR I have
I have have try 3 different Nikon SLR model for the past 3 years and so far this model is the best for me :-) easy to used for pro and beginner, But the price is also too much But if you want a cheaper one you could get it in Amazon, Before i see some one post is as low as $100
easy to used
Can't take a bad photo!...well almost
Easy to use. Photos beautiful even when I fiddle with the controls. Colour superb. So glad I got this camera. Quiet and fast to respond. WOW!
Ease of use. Beautiful photos
haven't found anything yet
Love it, beautiful shots so far!
Recently got this dslr for my partner and she loves it.
She still is a beginner but was definitely looking for a camera that would last her awhile, so something more than a beginners.
After reading many reviews and comparing many models, i narrowed it down to the D7000 and Canon 60D. After asking a friends who knows abit about it, he recommended the Nikon....and im glad we did, turns out my partner is a big Nikon fan...(phewww!)
Anyways, back to the review.
From what weve done so far(as beginners)...after a quick flick through the man...
This is my second slr and I wanted something a notch up from entry level. I was tossing up between this and the Canon 60D. Both had very similar features and specs but after handling both units I chose the Nikon based on the quality of the magnesium alloy casing, it just feels more substantial. There are a few features that you commonly only see in professional level cameras such as 100% coverage through the few finder and weather proof casing and for first time slr users it has an impressive 39 auto focus points.
Image quality is really n...ice here and the camera handles low light situations really well. The movie quality is fantastic and you have full manual control in film mode. Overall I would highly recommend this unit for someone looking for a dslr that has a few more features and feels a bit more professional than the entry level units. quality casing, nice included lens, great performance and image quality, full 1080p film mode. Nothing really although a lcd screen with a tilt would have been nice for movie shooting.
Excellent package @ a very reasonable price
It is a joy playing with this camera. It is solid, reacts quickly, produces professional images and so easy to use.
I don't have much to say... I just love it.
video is not as good as canon?
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I have had the camera for a year now and love it. I have encountered a problem now though where it will not focus for a shot. I half press the button whilst it is auto focusing and then after it does focus it will not take the shot. Any ideas please would be great?
Sorry for the late response. I would suggest doing a fine focus tune. Have a look on youtube lots of help. See following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqhH2ELuCaE
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