Nikon D50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S Zoom Nikkor Lens (OLD MODEL)
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- Stores images on SD cards , powered by Lithium-ion battery (battery and Quick Charger supplied)
- 2.0-inch LCD display , 7 scene modes, including new Child mode
- Compatible with AF and DX Nikkor lenses , kit includes 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor lens
- 6.1-megapixel sensor captures enough detail for photo-quality 14 x 19-inch prints
- Continuous shooting at 2.5 frames per second for bursts of up to 137 pictures
- 6.1-megapixel sensor captures enough detail for photo-quality 14 x 19-inch prints
- Compatible with AF and DX Nikkor lenses; kit includes 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor lens
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|Auto Focus Technology|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||2.5 fps|
|Display Resolution Maximum||130,000|
|Display Size||2 inches|
|Expanded ISO Maximum||1,600|
|Expanded ISO Minimum||200|
|Exposure Control Type|
|External Memory Included||Yes|
|Flash Memory Type||SD card|
|Flash Sync Speed||1/500_sec|
|Flash Type||Built-in Flash, Hot-shoe|
|Focus Description||Nikon Multi-CAM900|
|Focus Type||Automatic with Manual|
|Form Factor||Mid-size SLR|
|ISO Range||Auto, 200 - 1600|
|Image Aspect Ratio||3:2|
|Item Dimensions||4.02 x 2.99 x 5.24 inches|
|Item Weight||1.37 pounds|
|Lithium Battery Weight||4 ounces|
|Maximum Shutter Speed||1/4000 of a second|
|Maximum horizontal resolution||3,008|
|Minimum Shutter Speed||30 seconds|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||6.1 MP|
|Optical Sensor Technology||CCD|
|Photo Sensor Technology||CCD|
|Remote Control Description||Optional (ML-L3)|
|Shipping Weight||4.65 pounds|
|Style Name||D50 with 18-55mm Lens|
|Supported Battery Types||Nikon EN-EL3 Lithium-Ion & charger included|
|Viewfinder Type||Optical (pentamirror)|
|Water Resistance Level||Not Water Resistant|
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|Max Resolution||6||10||24.2 MP||14.2|
|Iso Range||Auto, 200 - 1600||Auto, 100 - 1600 (plus 3200 with boost)||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (with boost)||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (12800 with boost)|
|Display Size||2 inches||2.5 inches||3 inches||3 inches|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||2.5||3||5||7|
|Wireless Communication Technology||None||Information not provided||Yes||EyeFi|
|Item Weight||1.37 pounds||1.47 pounds||0.95 pounds||1.3 pounds|
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From the Manufacturer
The next evolution of Nikon's scene-optimized Digital Vari-Program modes simplifies picture taking, freeing the photographer to concentrate on capturing the evanescence of special moments. Selecting one of the seven easily distinguishable icons from the handy exposure mode dial optimizes otherwise complex settings and ISO-equivalent sensitivity to produce consistently remarkable results. Newly added is Child mode, which makes it easier to take memorable pictures of the little ones complete with ideal vivid color and contrast--ready to print beautifully without the fuss of later adjustments at the computer. Full manual exposure control is also available, allowing more advanced photographers all the creative freedom they desire while also making it possible for all photographers to expand their enjoyment of photography.
The D50 features a new 6.1 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor and a highly advanced image processing engine that team together to create truly faithful image files that are capable of significant enlargement while remaining manageable in overall file size, making it easier to take and store more great pictures. These optimized components produce more consistent results, even under shooting conditions that challenge other digital cameras, such as when working with light-colored subjects or long exposure shots.
Distinguishing itself over lesser systems, the Nikon D50 is always ready to shoot when that special moment or expression presents itself. When the power is turned on, the camera is ready to shoot in just 0.2 seconds for near-instant readiness. The shutter's release lag time is also minimized for near-instant response that virtually eliminates a common frustration of digital photography.
Shutter speed choices extend from 30 seconds to an action-stopping 1/4,000 second. A high-speed flash sync speed up to 1/500 second makes great fill flash photography possible, and Nikon technology makes it automatic. A bulb setting is also included for long exposures. The shutter is designed to ensure fast curtain action for consistent operation and accurate, predictable results, even at high shutter speed settings. Auto ISO maximizes available light by automatically setting ISO-equivalent sensitivity across the available range of 200 to 1600. D50 photographers can also opt to set the ISO sensitivity manually for personal control.
The D50's 5-area autofocus system inherits Nikon's proven cross-type center sensor, broad frame coverage, and class-leading low-light detection found only in the award-winning Nikon D70 camera, and it delivers even greater AF precision with fast, more consistent subject acquisition and improved focus tracking. The new system adopts AF-A mode for smooth automated operation that switches between AF-S (single-servo autofocus) and AF-C (continuous-servo autofocus) depending on the movement of the subject in the framed shot. An AF-assist illuminator is also included, which helps maximize performance when shooting in low lighting conditions.
The D50 produces consistently natural coloration by measuring the entire frame of the shot and matching white balance to the light source. Advanced auto white balance handles most lighting situations, but the flexible options include a choice of six specific manual settings, white balance bracketing for added creative choice of results, as well as a preset option for using a gray or white object as a calibrating reference under mixed lighting conditions.
Nikon's new 3D Color Matrix Metering II ensures accurate exposure control in most types of lighting situations by automatically comparing input from its frame-wide 420-pixel sensor for each scene to a large onboard database of over 30,000 scenes from actual photography. Professionals and amateurs alike rely on Nikon's exclusive light metering technologies that produce ideal exposures instantly. Newly developed exposure evaluation methods detect highlights and shadows in the frame and compensate for them to help minimize under- or over-exposure by comparing the lighting pattern of the frame with the onboard database of scenes, thus enhancing performance for more accurate and consistent exposures.
The compact, lightweight design of the new D50 makes it easy to carry on any outing, while its body contours and easily accessible controls provide handling efficiency and easy operation. Newly designed on-screen menus present clear and helpful user information in plain language on the D50's large 2.0-inch LCD monitor, and intuitive help dialogs are available for on-the-spot reference to the respective menu selections. The high-capacity rechargeable lithium-ion battery helps extend mobility and convenience by delivering the power to shoot up to 2,000 images on a single charge.
These inherent advantages combine with the empowering and creatively inspiring components of Nikon's Total Imaging System, including high-quality AF and DX Nikkor lenses, Speedlights and Nikon's Creative Lighting System, as well as versatile software options, to deliver a new level of operating ease, expanded creative possibilities, and pure enjoyment. The Nikon D50 presents the perfect opportunity for anyone to start enjoying the advantages of Nikon digital SLR photography today.
18-55mm ED AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor Lens Included
A key advantage and one source of the fun associated with Nikon digital SLR photography is the ability to take advantage of the creative possibilities offered by interchangeable lenses. The new D50 offers seamless compatibility with Nikon's extensive family of high-performance AF Nikkor lenses, as well as the expanding family of digital-dedicated DX Nikkor lenses, providing superb color reproduction, razor-sharp image clarity, and fast and accurate autofocus performance.
This D50 camera kit comes with an 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor lens. Ideal as a normal lens designed exclusively for Nikon DX format SLRs, this ultra-compact 3x zoom provides superb versatility in a wide variety of shooting situations. Its new compact rod-type Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-high speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation, its ED glass element achieves minimized chromatic aberration and superior optical performance, and its hybrid aspherical element ensures high resolution and contrast.
The 18-55mm lens also features a Focus Mode switch that enables quick switching between A (autofocus) and M (manual focus), plus a seven-blade rounded diaphragm for more natural out-of-focus highlights. In addition, the lens' Nikon Super Integrated Coating minimizes ghosting and flare to provide even higher contrast and more vivid images, even in challenging light conditions.
Top Customer Reviews
But enough about me ... the D50 is the real star of the show! I have had the camera (along with the standard lens included with the kit) and so far I am extremely happy. I purchased it just in time to capture some photos of my new neice, and my family swears that the pictures that I was just casually snapping at the hospital look like they are professional portaits. Granted, some of my family members ... well, their necks are pretty tan, if you know what I mean, but you get the point. The camera has a slew of modes that are ideally suited to your subject (portraits, action, etc etc), and they do a great job of making all of the fine adjustments that improve the overall quality of the photo for the non-experts. But this camera has varying levels of automation to where you would practically require a photography degree to get your picture. My skills are somewhere in between, but trust me, if you are an absolutely beginner, in 5 minutes you can be taking photos that are 99% of the quality that a pro with a $5000 setup would take. Now you might need to snap a few dozen shots to get just one that is amazing, but that is what is just wonderful about digital cameras. And with a huge, super sharp LCD preview window, you can see in an instant if you have a decent shot, and if not, delete it and try again!
The camera takes the small "big-toenail" SD memory cards, which is a departure from what you will typically see in a digital SLR. I personally like the smaller size; otherwise, I don't believe there is a significant difference.Read more ›
I bought the D50 for a vacation to the photogenic Southwest, and this camera was more than up to the task. The fast auto-focus, the simplfied auto controls that give quick choices for portrait, landscape and full sun, cloudy, night etc. let me shoot like a pro while it was the Nikon that converted my impulses into reality. Neat.
With the ability to interchange lenses, and a great Nikon Zoom lens to start, I believe this camera proves that it is the optics which are every bit as important as the pixels. My earlier digital camera has suffered sudden retirement.
I have a wide carriage Epson printer and have been printing out some of the images as 12x18 prints. Even with cropping, the images look like they were taken with a medium format camera. Progress!
If you like crisp and detailed images with no hint of digital-itis, this camera is a great choice. I love precisely composing pictures through the lens rather than approximating the cropping with the display screen; but I also benefit from the ability to quickly check that screen to see the results at once. Never could do that with my old SLR without a Polaroid back!
Overall, this camera and lens is a real find and I do not think you can go wrong with it. Its only drawback is a short learning curve to become familiar with the many features and options it includes, and that is not really a complaint. This camera has more tricks than I will ever use!
They are very similar. The EOS is 8.0 MP vs. the D70's 6.1 MP but for the type of photography I will be doing (max 11x14 prints) that is not a problem. The D70 has quite a few more control features. That and the price difference tipped me towards the Nikon.
Once I made up my mind to buy a Nikon, I compared the D70 to the D50. They are quite similar and in some ways the D50 is superior to the more expensive D70. Besides a more rugged body, the D70 has a few nice features the D50 lacks: a lighted control panel, a front sub-control thumbwheel, depth of field preview, and you can fine-tune white balance. But the D50 has some features over the D70, notable a larger LCD monitor, higher capacity battery, and USB 2.0 high speed support. Every magazine I read raved about the D50 and none of the features it lacked made me willing to pay more for the D70. I purchased the D50 with the Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G Zoom Lens.
After using it for several weeks all I can say is, wow! It is easy to use but I can fiddle with nearly all settings when I want to get creative. Using a digital with almost no shutter lag has spoiled me. I've taken many great shots with a Canon PowerShot 1S IS but it's my backup now. In the D50 I have finally found an affordable digital camera that is as fun to use as my film cameras.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is a great camera, don't get me wrong. It is cheap, the lens selection really can enhance your photos. I would have done five stars for this camera if it did video. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
I bought this used....it looks and works like brand new!
i am very pleased.
Bought it to replace one I had that was broken.. It worked wonderful!Published 6 months ago by Katherine D. Williams
For the insanely cheap price of almost pocket change, You can get your a great nikon that does the job and takes great pictures. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Nocar
I own two of the D50 Nikons -for close to then years and use them daily in my business (online news source). I've never had a single problem with either of the bodies nor lens. Read morePublished 14 months ago by John Reed
this camera stopped working after a month of using it, after i paid more than 100 dollars. I am so disappointedPublished 14 months ago by gaby