The D7000 DSLR Camera Kit with NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens from Nikon combines this compact and high-performance DX format D7000 with a versatile wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens for shooting in a wide range of possible scenarios.
The D7000 features a 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS sensor that works together with Nikon's EXPEED 2 image processor, 1080p HD video with full time autofocus, 6 fps burst shooting, a 39-Point AF System, a 3.0" LCD display, pentaprism optical view finder, and dual SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots.
The camera's 16.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor and Nikon's proprietary EXPEED 2 image processing engine enable you to create detailed, bright, and pro-quality images in RAW, JPEG, and RAW+JPEG formats. In addition, functions like RGB 3D Matrix Metering System, built-in i-TTL flash with Speedlight compatibility, and a 39-point AF system make it easy to capture well-balanced images even in difficult lighting. Other features include 14-bit analog/digital conversion, 100-6400 ISO snsitivity, 6 fps burst speed for up to 100 images, and a durable magnesium alloy frame with moisture and dust sealing.
The D7000 boasts 1080p HD video capture with numerous recording options including manual exposure control. Capture video with the cinema quality 24 fps or record Internet-friendly video at 720p in 24 or 30 fps. To enhance your production utilize an optional wireless or hot shoe mounted microphone via the camera's stereo mic input. Video mode also features full time autofocus and Live View for clear capture. When you're all done shooting and ready to share on the big screen, there's an HDMI output for one-cable connection to your HDTV. Photos and video are recorded to secure and easy-to-use SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. The camera has twin memory card slots - meaning there's no need to change media mid-shoot.
For easy color control and effects, the camera also offers its Picture Control system. Choose from scene settings like vivid, monochrome, and landscape. You can also utilize scene modes with names like child, close-up, and night portrait. Other creative controls include in-camera RAW image processing and the ability to add in special effects like fisheye and a miniature effect.
This kit sets you up from the get-go with Nikon's NIKKOR AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens. With a 35mm format equivalent zoom range of 27-157.5mm you'll be prepared for most shooting situations. Whether it's a tight space you find yourself in or there's a somewhat distant subject that you want to capture, the lens provides you with the flexibility to do so. Other highlights of this 18-105mm lens include the AF-S Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet, autofocus performance, the VR Image Stabilizer for clear handheld shots at speeds up to 3.5 stops slower than would otherwise be possible and ED and aspherical lens elements to reduce coma and chromatic aberrations.