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NikonD610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens
 
4.9

(based on 28 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good image quality (21)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (17)
  • Easy to use (15)
  • Image stabilization (15)
  • Fast shutter speed (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (19)
    • Low light (14)
    • Travel (14)
    • Family photos (13)
    • Weddings (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (9), Semi-pro photographer (9), Pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great camera and lens for the price

    By LocalOaf

    from Baltimore, MD

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • High ISO Performance
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

    • Short Battery Life

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

    During a work event, I recently broke my D80 with Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6 lens and SB-600 flash. In a pinch, I ended up buying the SB-910 and renting the Nikon D810 with 24-70mm f2.8 lens. The photos came out great, especially our group shot of 150 people, but the files were ridiculously large. After spending a couple of days with the camera and researching the newest bodies, I ended up getting the D610 to replace my dead D80 and have absolutely no complaints. The images are almost as detailed as the ones from the D810, and the file sizes are so much more manageable. The kit 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 can't compare with the rental lens, thought the bokeh is very nice (maybe even better). It's also a fraction of the price of the more expensive lens. I ended up paying $ for the kit (B&H credited me $ when I asked them to match the price drop -- great service from B&H as usual!) and have absolutely no buyer's remorse. Until the technology takes a huge leap forward, I have a feeling that this will be my last digital camera. Unless, of course, I break this one too....

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    5.0

    Excellent

    By DJ Tony

    from Brasilia - Brazil

    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
      • Travel

      Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

      By the resources available, this camera is perfect for the vast majority of photographers

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      5.0

      Amazing equipment

      By EJ

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Image Stabilization

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

        I love this camera. The kit is a good idea.

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        5.0

        Great full sensor camera!

        By Jdog

        from New York City

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

          I'm a recreational photographer. I had a Nikon d70, but wanted to upgrade, primarily for better performance in low light. I'm very impressed with d610. Much better low light images. Better quality in general. Auto actually takes good photos so it is a bit easier to use. Would recommend for people who know something about aperature and shutter speed, not for someone who just wants a point and shoot.

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          5.0

          Awesom !!!!

          By Mike

          from CT

          Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

          Great item fast shipping

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          5.0

          Great camera!

          By EKM

          from San Clemente, CA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Large Clear LCD

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

            I use the D610 in my aerial photography business as well for personal use. I have owned several Nikon cameras over the past 15 years, and have always been impressed with their quality - the D610 does not disappoint! This camera produces exceptionally high quality photos and offers all the flexibility I need. It is also the smallest of the full-frame Nikon models which is important to me in the tight confines of an airplane's cockpit.

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            4.0

            Great Camera

            By Doug

            from Texas

            Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

            I have been shooting Canon camera for a long time. Presently a Canon 50D. I recently upgraded to a Nikon D610. Trying to learn all of the features of a Nikon Camera. I have been impressed with all of it's features.

            The reason I chose to switch to a Nikon was the feature to take multiple exposures. Thinking that I could take up to 10 images to overlay. The reason I rated the camera a 4 star, was that I am limited to only 3 images to overlay.

            Disappointed!!!!! Wished I had purchased the D810. I should have learned more.

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            5.0

            Fantastic Camera, Awesome in Low Light

            By Dave

            from Palo Alto, CA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Large Clear LCD

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

              Purchased this camera two weeks ago, and already I have been able to get absolutely fantastic pictures of the night sky and milky way. The camera handles well, and the autofocus and metering have operated as I have expected. Controls are well laid out, except for an awkward reach on the front function buttons.

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              5.0

              Great Deal

              By Mike D.

              from Maryland

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              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
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                Great deal on a great camera. The image quality is outstanding. Fast accurate focus is ideal for sports of fast moving kids. The lens is very good quality and results in sharp images.

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                5.0

                Awesome Camera

                By Mike

                from Maryland

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                  Upgraded from a Nikon D90 and have to say that the results from this powerhouse are simply fantastic. Well balanced camera that feels great in my hand and all the adjustment controls are well placed. FAst buffer allowed rapid capture of soccer games and of children running about. Highly recommend.

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                  5.0

                  Great entry level FX setup

                  By Kyle

                  from Marblehead, MA

                  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

                    • Landscape/Scenery

                    Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                    So far I'm very happy with the camera. I had been using a DX Nikon set up for the last few years and was ready to make the leap. I toyed with the idea of moving to an FX setup for sometime now and was going back and forth between switching over to the Cannon 6D or of course staying with Nikon and going the D610 route. I'm happy I stayed with Nikon and have been using this camera for about two weeks now. It handles and works just as I was hoping it would and am pleased with the results it's able to produce. I use this camera for

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                    5.0

                    So far, so good, happy with purchase

                    By Kyle

                    from Marblehead, MA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery

                      Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                      So far I'm enjoying the camera. This is my first time using an FX camera and I was moving over from a Nikon DX set up. Much better camera overall, the settings are pretty much the same although this camera is able to do much more and then some. Right now I'm working with the kit lens and have to say this thing seems really sharp. I wasn't ready to jump right into a D800 and this will hopefully be my camera over the next 2-3 years.

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                      4.0

                      Professional Strength

                      By Mal

                      from Ramsey NJ and NYC

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                      • Good Image Quality

                      Cons

                      • Auto Bracket Limits

                      Best Uses

                      • Real Estate Architecture

                      Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                      I shoot real estate and architecture professionally with the D610 and the 24-85mm kit lens. I also use a Rokinon 24mm Tilt Shift Lens with my D610. I've gotten excellent reviews from my clients. Having migrated from the D-60 to the D-5200 to the D-610, I've been impressed mostly with the live view and super crisp focus. Having 2 memory cards with 1 in backup mode is a stress reliever on jobs where I have to get in and get out with only 1 on-location opportunity.

                      On the negative side, I'm disappointed with the automatic exposure bracketing maximum of 3 shots. I like shooting 5 exposures in my brackets with 1 stop intervals... so I shoot all my HDR jobs in M mode instead of using the built in bracket feature.

                      Overall it's a great professional grade camera - highly recommended.

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                      5.0

                      D610

                      By Fgphoto

                      from Austin tx

                      Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                      Great camera

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                      5.0

                      Great Camera

                      By Luiz

                      from New York

                      Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                      I recomend this pakage

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                      4.0

                      Great camera but bad quality control

                      By Bruno

                      from Orange County, CA

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Image Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                        Everything works fine except the audio auto focus confirmation does not work. Going thru it with Nikon technician on the phone, and she concluded that it was malfunctioned and asked me to send it in for repair. Malfunction right out of the box is a disappointment for someone going through D70, D80, D90, and D7000 plus a few film cameras. Too big a hassle to send it in. I just keep it as it is. Thumb down for quality control from a loyal Nikon shooter for over three decades.

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                        5.0

                        Worth the money!!

                        By Jay

                        from Santa Clara, CA

                        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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                          Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                          I'm a beginner photographer and used to shoot with Nikon D90. Recently upgraded to D610 and very much happy with its performance. Amazing photos with its FX sensors and very much filled with all features necessary for a beginner to semi pro photographers.

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                          4.0

                          Sweet full frame

                          By redcld

                          from Anacortes, Washington

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Wildlife photos

                            Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                            Great ergonomics we come to expect with Nikon. The lens is pretty decent for a kit lens too. I am happy with this camera and lens.

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                            5.0

                            Best of the best

                            By radioanglolatina@vtr.net

                            from Behringer2004

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                            • Peso

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                            An excellent quality product the Nikon D610

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Just what I needed

                            By Rclosson

                            from Az

                            Comments about Nikon D610 DSLR Camera with 24-85mm Lens:

                            I recently got Into the world of dslr. I first picked up a nikon d7100. While the d7100 was an excellent camera by nikon I found myself wanting the dof of a full frame and better lowlight performance. The d610 has exceeded my expectations. I recently took it with me on a trip out of town to San Francisco. The color rendition is beautiful, the auto focus is fast, and the iso performance for a nighttime tour of Alcatraz was unbelievably good for this entry level full frame. I find that the 39 point auto focus; while it does not cover the entire frame it if efficient enough. Had I purchased a canon 6d instead I feel I would have felt disappointed. But the d610 you won't regret it

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