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NikonD7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses
 
4.8

(based on 75 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good image quality (62)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (51)
  • Image stabilization (47)
  • Fast shutter speed (46)
  • High ISO performance (45)

Cons

  • Short battery life (4)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (57)
  • Wildlife (49)
  • Travel (47)
  • Family photos (46)
  • Low light (38)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (28), Semi-pro photographer (17), Casual photographer (11), Photography student (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (54), Yes (9)

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4.0

great value

By Jose

from Boston, MA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Short Battery Life

Best Uses

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

Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

Pretty awesome camera. The amount of functions available can be intimidating. But reading or skimming through the manual is so worth it and pretty easy.

I really wasn't a fan of the DVD that came with the camera, if you have photographed for a while nothing in it should be a surprise.

The wireless transmitter is a pretty cool little device and is worth it.

I mainly use the 18-140 mm lens and it's phenomenal. Although I don't use the telephoto as much, its nice to know I have it if I ever need it.

The bag is pretty nice and holds the camera equipment but I filled up the front pouch pretty quickly with cables, remotes, etc.

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4.0

fair enought for a newbie like me

By Migbas

from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Many Controls To Deal Wit

Best Uses

  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

I'm still getting to know the camera and lenses but, so far, it's been a very pleasant experience finding out its features and potential use. I highly recommend this kit for newbies like me as well as other kinds of photographers.

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5.0

EXCELLENT CAMERA!!

By rancher

from Klondike, Tx.

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

This camera shoots the most colorful and beautiful pictures I have ever seen. I had a D70s and didn't think it could get much better but it did.

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  • No

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5.0

"I love this Camera!"

By BigDaddy

from Gilbert, AZ

About Me Semi-pro 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

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

    My experience range is somewhere between "extreme amateur" and "semi-pro". I have been shooting for more than 35 years. In the 9 days since I pulled it out of the box I have put it through the quick and dirty rigors to make me comfortable with it and I am quite pleased.

    I am quite pleased with the high ISO performance in low-light. This was an excellent kit purchase. I read many reviews beforehand; good, bad and ugly. I purchased the camera and am very happy with it!

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    • No

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    4.0

    Could be better for the price

    By gift giver

    from West Springfield, VA

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Image Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Video

      Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

      The camera and the lenses are as good as expected. The bag is not really functional. The wireless device does not work well with the app. The video is shorter than I expected. Bottom line, if you can get a better price for just the camera and the two lenses, do so.

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      • Yes

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      5.0

      Awesome kit

      By Switchblade

      from Vacaville, CA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Complex Features

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

      This is a awesome camera, but it's not for beginers. If you are a beginner, this is overkill and you will most likely leave the camera on Auto, which would be a waste for a camera like this one. If you are pro, then this is for you. It's a great entry level Pro camera. This is my 3rd Nikon and they are 2nd to none. The 7100 is feature rich, for just about any photography job. This kit comes iwth two great lenses as well, a great bag (most kits have lame bags but not this one) B&H is awesome as well, filling the order ASAP and shipping out the next day to me. Good price to boot.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Excellent camera, lenses maybe less so

      By Stephen

      from Orlando, FL

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • High ISO Performance

      Cons

      • Steep learning curve

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

      Really happy with the camera, especially after I bought a 35mm f/1.8 Nikkor lens. The kit lenses that came with this are decent, but that's about all - when you go to the full zoom, or even 2/3 zoom, you get all kinds of artifacting and blurriness. I guess that's to be expected. But in hindsight I probably would have been better off buying just the camera body and then investing the extra $600-$700 in a single really excellent lens, instead of the two mediocre ones that came with it.

      When paired with a high quality lens, this camera really shines. Amazed at the results so far.

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      5.0

      Great Camera!

      By Drew

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • High ISO Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

        Easy to use, yet powerful enough to take great photos! Inspires me to take more photos!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great kit!

        By Bosella

        from Hillsborough, NC

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

          Great camera, and nice bonus lenses. The 18-140 is a bit different than the usual kit lens; I like the extra range.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Very well impressed! Robust & reliable.

          By Allan Macintyre

          from Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dual Memory Card Stick
          • Easy To Use
          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Large Clear LCD

          Cons

          • No Tilt Lcd

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

          Very nice shots (day and night).
          Fast and trustful.
          A Semi-Pro that Pros uses.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Excellent package!

          By TheStripedElephantStudio

          from St. Louis, MO

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

            Camera is great! Love that this package came with 2 lenses and the mobile adapter as well! We are loving it!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Wonderful Camera

            By NIKON7100 for Hawaii 2014

            from Toano, VA

            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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

              Loving this camera and learning how to get the most out of it before I take it to Hawaii!

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              • No

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              5.0

              great camera

              By mella

              from new jersey

              Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

              Works great. Clean and clear pictures. Love it.

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              5.0

              Great Buy!

              By Ed

              from Canoga Park, CA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • High ISO Performance
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Light Body
              • Quiet

              Cons

              • Heavy Lens

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

              I liked the product very much and I was really surprised with the quality of the bag. Its perfect for small shooting events but if you have more lens and bodies to carry this would be too small. I can fit everything in the bag (d7100 w/140mm + 300m and chargers and cables) AND my old d60 (dismounted lens but with it inside) with its charger and cables. the camera is superb and cant go wrong getting this camera. the body is really light but the lens always adds weight. I only wish that the Auto focus on this was at par with the Canon 70d.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Stellar Camera, plus some extra goodness

              By Jiggly

              from Anywhere I want, Chico CA college

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Amazing build quality
              • Case
              • Compatibility
              • Easy To Use
              • Exceptional Detail
              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Great Glass Clear Photos
              • High ISO Performance
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Wireless Adapter

              Cons

              • Short Battery Life
              • size

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

              Why did i Get the camera
              My other camera was stolen from my car and my mom felt bad so she got me this kit on my recommendation. I love photography and capturing great photos makes me happy, its like creating a detailed timeline of my life an adventure, its allows me to also get shoot for work, and school where a great photo makes a real difference in a project.

              What's great about it
              Nikon is known for great camera, and well getting this kit adds more choices to my abilities and will help me expand my skills. Its opened up video and cinematography to my capabilities I've built a camera dolly and I'm working on a time lapse tracks using an STM Discovery microcontroller. What great simply is the low light abilities I've played with lots of camera and love my medium format film camera, I don't currently have access to a dark room but those shoot in low light have always blow my mind with how sharp they come out. Digital low light has improved drastically in the last few years and this D7100 is a great showcase, it captures in light that you naked eye has difficulty seeing through and keeps clear details.

              The color on this camera feel a light harsh to me, With digital I always do post editing and cleanup, using Pre exposure and white balance makes a world of difference and help correct coloration. The camera has a world of setting I still have not finishes exploring and expect to see many more new setting to experiment with.

              Why choose Nikon
              My last 3 Camera are Nikon and I have a bunch of old lens from film camera I still use from time to time that are compatible thus I stay in the Nikon ecosystem. When people say Canon over Nikon I say its not so much about the tool both are great camera makers and have superior lens quality and design( the most important part of DSLR the Lens) but the photographer and how they use their tool to capture and create amazing photographs and now videos. I personally have had good experience with nikon, and they responsiveness to warranty and help, less so in recent years but still good enough to keep my loyalty, even if all I wantes was a new wireless plastic clip that my roommates dog chewed on.

              What Uses do I want it for
              Time lapse is first and foremost, even since watching Yosemite HD on Vimeo and then immersing myself into the world of timelapse photography I have been come fascinated by how to do this and what I would need to create a breathtaking video using this style and technology.

              I do Wedding from time to time to get some extra cash, I also love shooting outside portraits and adventure shots along with studio work when It suited, and It's always fun to have friends model or some sexy girl you met a few day ago… but for the most part I use my camera to capture my adventures and landscapes that the great state of california has to offer, I choice this Camera because of it reviews and speed for action photography along with its video capabilities of 1080p at 30 to 69 fps as I travel and spend time riding and filming bike races and epic ride. After all it was traveling and riding and seeing all the photographer getting epic shots of us racing that inspired me to buy my first camera 7 years ago, ever since, before that I shoot only film for art classes and artistic purpose. Nikon has a great respect to adapt to your situation and thus allow me to carry one camera and know that I can alway capture the shot I want. With my diverse desires to play with photography and explore it capabilities Nikon has always given me access to setting and features that are similar to film and superior in other ways. I already love the 7100 and the lens thats on it.

              How Can it help a photographer
              A photographer is only limited by their desire to learn what their equipment can allow them to accomplish, while most hobbyist photographers never use all the features on these expensive professional camera, this Camera has every feature I could at the moment dream of, built in time lapse timer, HDR, and Long shutter times. Capturing all the shadows in stunning detail, or leaving the shutter open for 2 hours in the high sierras to capture the deep milky way that the human eye can't This camera can grow with a photographer and those professionals will be happy using this pro featured camera without missing anything.

              What are its limitations
              Well I haven't found any yet but in a year Ill come back and tell you where I stumbled across limitation while trying to get a shot I want, no matter what camera I've carried so far I have always come to a situation where the camera thats in my hand falls short of what I was trying to accomplish. While rare its really just think about what you as a photographer wants out of there equipment.

              A few cons for those who don't want all the feature and its big to carry all over the place, not really through in backpack friendly but it does take exceptional photos when you do. And it take time to learn all the feature this camera has to offer.

              What do I plan on capturing with this camera
              So far I have been taking senior photos for friends and just playing around my college with it, learning all its features and how it behaves. I'm planning a few trips this summer and expect to get some epic time lapse of the mountains, a nice bike video of Tahoe, and some epic photos for my web site of projects and adventures; really I've been so busy with engineering that I haven't gotten to really take all the photos I dream of taken, luckily I only have a year left and I plan on traveling to epic location around the world and epic to capture some wonderful shots worthy of framing. I love sharing the beauty of the world with those who sometimes forget to look, a camera captures sometimes things you can't even see and show you a deeper into a moment.

              what's the benefit of getting the kit
              the two lenses having a 70-300 telephoto is a necessity and after my last Camera and two lens were stolen this was a great way to get some of the pieces back. I still need a nice flash, and a 55mm 1.8f lens to use in lower lighting but once I can scrounge up the cash Ill replace those as well. I'm really just thankful that my mom and a friend help my buy this, or I would probably still be without a camera. money this kit was a great way to upgrade and get back my ability to capture the moments I live for.

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              5.0

              Very Valuable product

              By Dina Ramadan

              from CA LA

              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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

                A very valuable and Good Camera , The ISO and the Sharpeness of the lens

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                5.0

                Awesome kit from the best online store

                By Billy D

                from So. Illinois

                About Me Semi-pro 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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

                  The D7100 and the included kit lenses are truly amazing. Low light/high ISO noise is amazingly and surprisingly low. Sharpness out of this setup is truly jaw dropping. I shoot mainly in RAW, and haven't really encountered the "Buffer" problem that some have voiced as an issue. Now as far as the live view issue and aperture feedback, well I'm more of a photographer and not a cinematographer so can't really address that, I prefer to use the viewfinder for all my photos, which the viewfinder is wonderful to use and has all the camera info at a glance.
                  I will say that I moved from Canon equipment to Nikon and after enjoying the amazing results wished I would have made the switch earlier.
                  And if you're in the market for any equipment, you can buy with confidence from B&H. They are a pleasure to deal with and believe in taking care of their customers. Being from the sticks means you have to trust your online retailer to come through for you and B&H does just that.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent Camera

                  By Chris

                  from Southern NH

                  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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

                      Very full featured. Excelent image quality. Had a 11x14 print made from a 24mb filer at a staples, and it came out great. Video is great, althoug there should be a non-hd setting. Both lenses are excellent, the 18-140mm one particulary so.

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                      5.0

                      So far so good

                      By MrShegda

                      from Mantua, NJ

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization
                      • Large Clear LCD
                      • Quiet

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel
                        • Wildlife photos

                        Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

                        Only 2 weeks in but am extremely happy with my purchase. This is my first DSLR so buying a package with some lenses made sense. Really impressed with the 18-144mm and should make for a great walk around lens. Also picked up a 50mm which has been producing some great pictures. Haven't used the Wifi kit yet. Carrying case isn't the best design. And the DVD is just a waste. But if you in the market for a midrange DSLR with a few pieces of glass, look no further.

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                        5.0

                        Great Camera

                        By Photoman

                        from Lake Forest, CA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera Kit with 18-140mm and 55-300mm Lenses:

                          Bought the Nikon D7100 for work. Needed a great camera to take pictures of products, tradeshows, plants and factories. So far it has lived up to all the reviews I have read.

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