An option in many modes, Slow Sync combines the flash with slower shutter speeds, letting more of the ambient light into the exposure, making for night shots with brighter, more natural-looking backgrounds. D-Lighting’s effect on images is generally pretty subtle, as you can see from the two examples above. To report a not yet supported camera to the gphoto development team follow the instructions below: The effects can often be seen in shots of human hair, where the individual strands are lost and an almost “watercolor” look appears. For remote control support check out the Remote Control Overview page. Murphy’s law applies in spades to digital camera batteries — They invariably go dead when you can least afford it. At 11×14, its prints were a bit softer looking, but more than adequate for wall or table display.
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The camera can connect to the network at which point it will display the Wireless Menu as shown earlier without Transfer running, but selecting any of the options from the Wireless Menu without Transfer running on several occasions left the camera just sitting there saying coplpix to Network” a second time and eventually timing out.
The information overlay can also be made to automatically disappear after a few seconds of inactivity.
World’s First Built-In Wi-Fi -Enabled Digital Cameras
The zoom indicator that appears at the top of the LCD when zooming and the “tulip” macro icon both turn green when the zoom is set within the optimal range in Colpix mode. Positioning digital cameras as key network devices, Nikon intends to develop and offer new possibilities for built-in Wireless LAN Wi-Fi support to entertain customers.
Beneath the battery compartment door is a small orange slider that holds the battery in place until it is slid toward the back. While it does have an exposure option that’s supposed to reduce the contrast, pt found that it really just cut the exposure, leaving the contrast level more or less unaffected. Using the CIPA standard, Nikon claims approximately shots on a fully charged battery for it, a number that’s a bit on the low p.
World’s First Built-In Wi-Fi -Enabled Digital Cameras
Nikon’s future models will also support Wi-Fi function where appropriate. This is about the simplest case, but does still require you to plug two pieces of information into the screen shown above, namely the Network Name SSID and WiFi Channel to use. Pretty good low-light performance, capable of capturing bright images under average city street lighting and slightly darker conditions.
Trust me, needing this is not a matter of if, but when Eleven of the 16 scenes offer three effects including Normal to tweak the setting. The P1 stores network connection information in the form of “profiles. Color-wise, the Coolpix P1’s images looked really great when printed on the i, with bright, vibrant color. This is what most consumers do, even thought it’s not a good idea to leave your WiFi networks open to anyone who happens by.
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The Nikon Coolpix P1 zooms over the equivalent of a mm range, fairly typical for its class, but offering a bit more on the telephoto end.
Whether they’re reaching across the room or across the Internet, wireless connections have stumped plenty of otherwise savvy users. Newton’s third law dictates that forces between interacting particles are equal and opposite for closed systems.
G3 LG Electronics Inc. The shot above is designed to mimic cooloix very harsh, contrasty effect of direct noonday sunlight, a very tough challenge for most digital cameras.
In the situations where you’d want to use D-Lighting though, subtle is good, you ideally want the image to look natural, as if nothing unusual was done to it. Print Quality Good print quality, great color, very usable 11×14 inch prints. A Center focus mode can be used with AF lock half-pressing the shutter release to focus on off-center subjects.
For remote control support check out the Remote Control Overview page. The word “Scene” indicates this mode on the Mode dial.
Testing hundreds of digital cameras, we’ve found that you can only tell just so much about a camera’s image quality by viewing its images on-screen. A second point is that this is a post-capture option, one that makes a copy of the image with the D-Lighting effect applied, so your original image is undisturbed.
Standard Macro Macro with Flash The Coolpix P1’s macro setting performs well, capturing a very small minimum area of 1.
Indoors, incandescent lighting Slightly warm cast with both Auto and Incandescent white balance settings, very neutral with Manual option. We found that they made surprisingly good-looking 8×10 inch prints. Most cameras have some softening in the corners in macro mode. PhotoRescue is about the best and easiest tool for recovering digital photos I’ve seen.
Wireless printing is also supported using a profile created for a networked printer or a printer using Nikon’s PD wireless printer adapter. The message shown at right will be displayed while the update is in progress. The Nikon P1 is super compact and very lightweight, with a rugged metal body that should withstand lots of wear and tear. A blue LED on the side of the P1 flashes to indicate wireless activity.