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Nikon D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Red)

Price: $896.95
Instant Savings: $50.00
Offer ends: AUG 30 '14

You Pay: $846.95
Product Highlights
  • 24.2MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 4 Image Processor
  • No Optical Low-Pass Filter
  • 3.2" 1,037k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and GPS Connectivity
  • Continuous Shooting up to 5 fps
  • 39-Point Multi-CAM 4800DX AF Sensor
  • Expandable Sensitivity to ISO 25600
  • DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Lens

The red Nikon D5300 DSLR Camera features a DX-format 24.2 megapixel sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor to produce high-resolution still imagery and full HD video with notable low-light sensitivity to ISO 12800 and a fast continuous shooting rate of 5 fps. The sensor design omits the traditional optical low-pass filter in order to gain the utmost sharpness and resolution from both photos and videos. Complementing the imaging assets are both a versatile 39-point autofocus system, with nine cross-type sensors, and a 2,016-pixel RGB sensor for precise exposure metering in a wide variety of lighting conditions. Additionally, 1920 x 1080p movie recording is supported, in multiple frame rates up to 60 fps, with full-time continuous auto focusing capabilities.

The compact, yet durably designed, camera body incorporates both an optical pentamirror optical viewfinder along with a large 3.2" 1,037k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor, which features a 180° swivel design to better support working from high and low angles. Also integrated into the D5300 are both Wi-Fi and GPS modules, which enable advanced image sharing capabilities as well as location-based image tagging. When paired with an Android or iOS mobile device, remote viewing and control over the shutter release is possible from a distance and a vast network of pre-populated Points of Interest adds to the overall geotagging functionality.

For creatively enhancing the look and feel of imagery in-camera, a wide range of Picture Control modes, Scene Modes, and Special Effects modes are available as well as a host of in-camera image editing capabilities for adjusting settings prior to sharing. Built-in HDR and Active D-Lighting modes can also be used to optimize exposure results by preserving highlight and shadow details for an extended range of apparent tones.

Included with the D5300 camera body is the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens; a standard zoom providing a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27-82.5mm. This lens incorporates a robust VR image stabilization system, which helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps to benefit working in low-light conditions. A Super Integrated Coating reduces flare and ghosting to optimize image clarity, contrast, and color neutrality and a rounded seven-blade diaphragm works to create a pleasing out-of-focus quality in shallow depth of field images.

24.2MP DX-Format Sensor and EXPEED 4 Processor
The 24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 processor work together to produce overall high image quality with notable detail, dynamic range, color accuracy, and low-light sensitivity to a native ISO 12800, which is further expandable to ISO 25600. Additionally, the sensor's design omits an optical low-pass filter in order to acquire the greatest amount of sharpness and detail from subjects. The EXPEED 4 processor also enables a wealth of speed throughout the camera system, including support for full HD 1080p movie recording and a full-resolution continuous shooting rate of 5 fps.
Multi-CAM 4800DX Autofocus Sensor
Benefitting the high image quality is an apt AF system that employs 39 distinct AF points, including nine cross-type sensors, to quickly acquire focus in a range of lighting conditions, from -1 to +19 EV. A unique 3D-tracking mode utilizes the 2,016-pixel RGB sensor, typically reserved for exposure metering, in order to maintain sharp focus on moving subjects. To better suit specific subject matters when working in AF-A or AF-C focus modes, Dynamic-area AF mode allows you to choose from 9, 21, or 39-point arrays for enhanced subject tracking and recognition, even if the subject briefly leaves the frame. Single-point AF, 3D-tracking, and Auto-area AF modes are also available.

When working in live view, for either still or movie shooting, a contrast-based AF system is employed to acquire focus precisely and can function in continuous, full-time servo mode to better suit working with moving subjects. Additionally, four AF-area modes are available when working in live view: Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, and Subject-tracking AF.
Wi-Fi and GPS Connectivity
Supporting a wealth of sharing and tagging possibilities, the D5300 features built-in Wi-Fi and GPS modules to enable seamless transferring of imagery as well as geotagging functionality. Once the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility app has been installed on an Android or iOS mobile device, you can use that device to browse the contents of the memory card, select images, and seamlessly transfer files between devices for immediate sharing online. Additionally, the mobile device can remotely trigger the shutter and display a live view image from the camera to enable working from a distance.

The integrated GPS functionality can be used to assign locational data to all image files for geotagging purposes and for plotting imagery to an interactive map. Points of Interest can also be found using this information to further aid in efficient location-based tagging.
Body Design
Even while maintaining an overall compact form-factor, the D5300 integrates a large 3.2" 1,037k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor, which features a 180° swivel design to better suit working from high, low, and front-facing angles. Alternatively, a bright pentamirror optical viewfinder is also integrated into the design for precise eye-level viewing and real-time monitoring of subjects.

A built-in pop-up flash is also available for additional illumination when working in low-light conditions and supports Nikon's i-TTL flash metering system. A hot shoe can be used, too, for connection and optional external flash for even greater lighting control.
Scene Recognition System and Exposure Metering
The intelligent Scene Recognition System with 3D Color Matrix Metering II utilizes a 2016-pixel RGB sensor to evaluate and analyze all aspects within a scene, including brightness, contrast, subject distance, and the scene colors, to quickly determine an accurate exposure and white balance setting to best render the scene at hand. The information gathered is also checked against onboard reference images to ensure consistency from image to image in regard to exposure, white balance, i-TTL flash settings, and subject-tracking AF performance.
Full HD Movie Recording
Full HD 1920 x 1080p movie recording is supported in 60, 30, 25, and 24 fps frame rates, as well as HD 720p and SD 480p in multiple frame rates, in the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format. During recording, full-time autofocus can be employed, with face-detection and subject-tracking capabilities, for ensured sharpness with a wide variety of subject types.

A built-in stereo microphone can be used to record high-quality sound or, alternatively, a microphone input is integrated into the body design to support the use of an external microphone for enhanced control over audio recordings.
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Lens
Included with the camera body is the standard zoom AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens, which provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27-82.5mm. Designed to be as compact and lightweight as possible, this lens features a retractable lens barrel design that extends 2.6" from the camera. Benefitting the low-light imaging capabilities of the D5300, VR (Vibration Reduction) technology is incorporated into the lens' design to provide up to 4 stops of compensation against camera shake for cleaner, clearer imagery. Additionally, a Super Integrated Coating (SIC) has also been applied to lens elements to maintain true color fidelity and contrast by suppressing flare and ghosting.
Other Camera Features
  • Picture Control modes can be directly accessed via a dedicated button and allow you to set predefined looks to imagery in-camera, and include Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Vivid, and user-customizable settings.
  • RAW (NEF) files can be recorded as lossless compressed or compressed at either 12 or 14-bit depth.
  • Built-in HDR works to extend the tonal and exposure range of a single image by recording two separate exposures and blending them together in order to gain greater highlight and shadow details with an extended range of mid-tones.
  • Active D-Lighting helps to preserve both highlight and shadow details when working in contrast-rich scenarios, such as backlit lighting. Utilizing the EXPEED 4 processor's power, a more controlled image will be produced with brightness values closer to how they are naturally seen. This mode is suitable for working with moving subjects.
  • Scene Auto Selector is an automatic mode that intelligently identifies your subject and shooting scenario, selects a proper Scene Mode to apply, and adjusts exposure settings to best render the scene at hand.
  • Scene Modes: Autumn Colors, Beach / Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk / Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Sports, and Sunset.
  • Special Effects Modes: Night vision, Color sketch, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Selective color, Silhouette, High key, Low key, and HDR painting.
  • In-Camera Image Editing Features: Color Balance, Color Outline, Color Sketch, D-Lighting, Distortion Control, Edit Movie, Filter Effects, Fisheye, Image Overlay, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Quick retouch, Red-Eye Correction, Resize, Selective Color, Side-by-Side Comparison, Straighten, and Trim.
  • Language Support: Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
Imaging
Lens Mount Nikon F
Camera Format DX / (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 24.78 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
Max Resolution 24MP: 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.5 x 15.6 mm
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: Linear PCM
Bit Depth 14-bit
Dust Reduction System Yes
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Single-servo AF (S), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 39
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type Pentamirror
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.82x
Diopter Adjustment - 1.7 to +1 m
Display Screen 3.2" Rear Screen Swivel  LCD (1,037,000)
Screen Coverage 100%
Diagonal Angle of View 170.0°
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-12800 (Extended Mode: 100-25600)
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 30 - 1/4000 sec, Bulb Mode
Remote Control MC-DC2 (Optional)
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Metering Method 3D Color Matrix Metering, Center-weighted average metering, Spot metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Programmed Auto, Scene Modes, Shutter Priority
Metering Range: EV 0.0 - EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Auto/Red-eye Reduction
Fill-in
Off
Rear Curtain/Slow Sync
Rear Sync
Red-eye Reduction
Slow Sync
Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction
Built-in Flash Yes
Guide No. 42.65' (13 m) ISO100 
Max Sync Speed 1 / 200 sec
Flash Compensation -3 EV to +1 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System iTTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes
File Size 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
1280 x 720p (HD)
640 x 424p (SD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frame Rate @ 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
@ 1280 x 720: 60 fps, 50 fps
@ 640 x 424: 30 fps, 25 fps
Exposure Control Auto
Manual
Focus Auto
Manual
Continuous Auto
Video Clip Length 1920 x 1080
@ 60 fps: 20 min.
@ 30 fps: 29 min.
Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Optional External Mic: With Video
Performance
Continuous Shooting Up to 5 fps
Self Timer 2 sec, 5 sec, 10 sec, 20 sec
Number of Shots: 1-9
Interval Recording Yes
Connectivity 1/8" Microphone, AV Output, HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0
Wi-Fi Capable Yes
Power
Battery 1x EN-EL14a  Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2VDC, 1230mAh
AC Power Adapter EH-5b (Optional)
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.9 x 3.9 x 3.0" / 125.0 x 98.0 x 76.0 mm
Weight 1.06 lb / 480 g body only
Kit Lens
Focal Length 18 - 55mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 27 - 82.5 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22 - 36
Angle of View 76° - 28° 50'
Minimum Focus Distance 11.02" (28 cm)
Magnification 0.31x
Elements/Groups 11/8
Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
Filter Thread Front:52 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.34 x 2.60" (59.5 x 66 mm)
Weight 6.88 oz (195 g)

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NikonD5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Red)
 
4.8

(based on 18 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Good image quality (12)
  • Image stabilization (11)
  • Large clear LCD (10)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (9)

Cons

  • Noisy at high ISO (3)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (10)
  • Landscape/scenery (10)
  • Travel (9)
  • Low light (7)
  • Sports/action (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (8), Casual photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

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5.0

Great camera

By Jordan

from CA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Quality
  • Large Clear LCD

Cons

  • Noisy At High ISO

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel
  • Video
  • Weddings/Events
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

I love this camera. I bought it a little over a week ago, and I have used it for many differet things. Perfect size, great image quality!

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  • No

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5.0

Great Camera

By Jordan

from Sacramento, CA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Large Clear LCD

Cons

  • Noisy At High ISO

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Travel
  • Video

Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

I bought this camera to replace my D5100. The D5100 was a great camera, but I was ready to upgrade. For me this was the right camera because it was enough of an improvement from the D5100, but also was within my budget. Worthwhile purchase!

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  • No

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4.0

Would buy it again!

By Rich

from Boise, Idaho

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

Cons

  • Noisy At High ISO

Best Uses

  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Sports/Action
  • Travel
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

Have had this camera for just a few days and it works as advertised, photos taken are excellent, video is just as good, sharp and clear.

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  • No

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4.0

Great camera

By Aspiring Filmmaker

from Norcross, GA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Stabilization

Cons

  • Af-f Could Be Faster

Best Uses

  • Photography
  • Video

Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

Still working on learning to use it but so far it's a great camera! Plan on using it for both videography and photography. AF-F (aka AF-C) seems a little slow but will work on that and see what can be done. In any event it's contrast detection rather than phase detection so that's part of the reason why but I believe it will work well for me.

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5.0

I would buy it again

By dmk

from Medina, Ohio

About Me Photography Student

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • High ISO Performance
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Quiet
  • Tilt /Swivel LCD

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Video
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

    Has everything I was looking for and more.
    You can let the camera have full control or you can override the controls and go into a full manual mode. The 24+ megapixels makes for crystal clear images.

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    5.0

    Great Camera and Superior Service

    By OneFlowerOneWorld

    from Indianapolis, IN

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • High ISO Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel

      Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

      This is a replacement camera for a Sony Alpha300. It has much better picture quality. The price is great and shipping is super fast. Thanks.

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      5.0

      Fantastic Camera

      By Frank

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • Fast Shutter Speed
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • High ISO Performance
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Quiet
      • Tilt /Swivel LCD

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

        Small, light, competent and takes breathtaking images.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Beginner in photography

        By Cathy

        from Alabama

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light

            Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

            This is my first camera that is not an inexpensive point and shoot. So far I am impressed on how much I have learned. The camera is great for a beginner. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in photography as a hobby and enjoys the challenge.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Fantastic!

            By KJ West Coast

            from Manhattan

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • High ISO Performance
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Tilt /Swivel LCD

            Cons

            • Semi-short Battery Life

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

            Prior to this camera, I had a used Nikon D70s I had been using. After upgrading to the D5300 I realized how big of a mistake I had made in not upgrading earlier. The photos this baby produces are fantastic! 100% recommend it. Only downside I may have is that the battery hasn't lasted as long as that of the D70s. Other than that, I've loved everything about it.

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            • No

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            5.0

            awesome in all aspects

            By magic-photos

            from lkwd, nj

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Gray):

            this model is way better than I expected.captures the settings of all lightings when adjusted correctly..but its simple and efficient.also has a really quick shutter speed which is helpful for spontaneous shots!really happy with it;)

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            5.0

            Awesome present for my wife

            By ausssiejb

            from Altoona, PA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Handgrip
            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Lightweight
            • Quiet
            • Tilt /Swivel LCD

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

              Gave this to my wife for her 50th. Currently used for family photos. Within minutes my wife, using Auto-Focus, was able to get going with this camera (helped being a previous 35mm SLR user with some experience with the simpler features) Within a week we have dozens of amazing photographs from birthdays and a graduation, some landscapes, and wonderful architectural feature photos of our old house. An example of how good - we are 100ft from the college graduation presentation stage - using the 18-55mm lens (forgot to take the 55-200mm) the graduating nephew is a small figure - now zoom in on the photo and it is as good as standing right next to him... awesome resolution. Aside from a few photo attempts with wriggling 3yr old all the photos are amazing. Can't wait to take it to the next level with the longer lens and some manual manipulation.

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              • Yes

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              5.0

              Perfect!!

              By Fkazui

              from Brazil

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • High ISO Performance
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

              • No Auto-focus On Filming

              Best Uses

              • Everything

              Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

              The EFFECTS that D5300 can do are great!!The ISO range is much better than the D5000 I used to have, so I think now is perfect.The weight is great also, lighter than D5000.The only thing that is not good is that there is not Auto-Focus while filming.

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              • No

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              5.0

              So happy I spent the money!

              By KFB NYC

              from New York City

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • High ISO Performance
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Quiet
              • Tilt /Swivel LCD

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Gray):

                I was trying to decide between the Nikon D5300 and another less expensive Canon. I'm so happy that I spent the money because I couldn't be happier with the product! It is easy to use and isn't too bulky to carry around all of the time. Happy shooting! :)

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                4.0

                Great beginner DSLR

                By Stu

                from Florida

                Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Red):

                The D5300 isn't a big upgrade from last year's D5200, so it isn't the most adventitious boost, but still in yest its a good all around DSLR with great image quality. And while focus can be slow the quality is good for the D5300's video capability. The D5300 is a solid all-purpose DSLR thanks to its speed, imaging and video quality.

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                5.0

                Nikon

                By Kai

                from London England at the moment

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • High ISO Performance
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Tilt /Swivel LCD

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Travel
                  • Video

                  Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

                  Easy to use and learn for entry level, fantastic features, great MP count, fits all Nikon lenses as well. GPS and Wifi is standard, they should make all cameras that way all the time, few do.

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                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  Nice!

                  By MMorand

                  from Rio de Janeiro

                  Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

                  I'm still learning (guess everybody always is in different levels) but it is so easy to take nice photos.

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                  5.0

                  Best purchase!

                  By Jo

                  from Dubuque, Iowa

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                  • Fast Shutter Speed
                  • Good Image Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Wildlife photos

                    Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black):

                    I love my new camera! It was simple to set up and begin using right away. The instructions explained everything perfectly and I have a hard time separating myself from it.

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                    5.0

                    Very Good Upgrade Here

                    By Rob

                    from Flint Hills of KS

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                    • Fast Shutter Speed
                    • Good Image Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about D5300 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Red):

                      This is my first DSLR, not my first Nikon. I have trusted Nikon since I started shooting photos about the age of 12. The ease of opperation is excellent and the learning curve is quick. THe best part of this camera is since I am on the go often and have kids in sports I can share photos quickly to my wife or family that may not be able to make the event. The built in WIFI and use with a smart phone and being able to use my smart phone as a remote all come into play. I can take photos, download photos and send them instantly if I need to. I have used the camera so far in 2 weeks to take fast action sports, railroad action, nature photos and portraits. This camera excells in all features for a mid level camera. I Recommend this camera to any mid level photographer looking to expand.

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                      • You Pay: $8.94
                       

                      Get a wide-angle, zoom, or other effect for various photography applications.

                      Nikon -  AF-S NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Zoom Lens
                      • You Pay: $396.95
                      USA
                       

                      Batteries & Power

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                      Always keep a spare battery handy so you won't get caught without power.

                      Nikon -  EN-EL14A Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery for D5300 and Df Cameras
                      • You Pay: $45.99
                       
                      Watson -  Duo LCD Charger with 2 EN-EL14 / EN-EL14A Battery Plates
                      • You Pay: $79.95
                       

                      Protect your lens or produce a desired visual effect.

                      Hoya -  52mm alpha MC UV Filter
                      • You Pay: $13.79
                       
                      Hoya -  52mm Digital Filter Kit II
                      • You Pay: $59.95
                       

                      Flash & Accessories

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                      Get a flash to add light to your picture.

                      Nikon -  SB-700 Speedlight Shoe Mount Flash
                      • You Pay: $326.95
                      USA
                       
                      Bolt -  VX-710N TTL Flash for Nikon
                      • You Pay: $224.95
                       

                      Bags & Cases

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                      Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or case.

                      Ruggard -  Hunter 25 DSLR Holster Bag
                      • You Pay: $29.95
                       
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