Rugged, compact and incredibly well done, the Nikon D7000 is full of new features. The essential function now comes in HD video. As for saving files, it enjoys the double memory card slot. A first for Nikon, reserving far this configuration professional equipment.
An image with amazing details: 16.2 effective megapixels
Whether you want to produce large prints or crop a picture near the D-7000 offers the definition you need. It contains an image sensor DX format CMOS with 16.2 million effective pixels, designed to bring a greater amount of light quality in precision NIKKOR lenses. With the A / D conversion 14-bit (or, alternatively, 12 bits), the D7000 produces stunning images rich in tone and detail than ever before with a DX format. The analog / digital conversion takes place in the sensor, thereby maintaining the integrity exceptional image without sacrificing shooting speed or optimal management of energy. Add to that the mobility of the DX format and the availability of longer focal lengths (angle of field is multiplied by 1.5), and you’re ready to discover the first emotions of such power shooting
Image quality and improved speed: system EXPEED 2 image processing
Sometimes you want to capture the subtle tones of a sunset. At other times, you want to ger fi action. With the image processor EXPEED 2 new generation of D7000, which can perform various tasks faster and more efficiently, you can achieve both types of shots. You will get degraded while fluidity, even when highlight and shadow, which will give your images a much greater sense of depth. The rate of about 6 frames per second in continuous shooting allows you to capture every moment of the action.
100-6400 ISO mode standard, expandable up to the equivalent of ISO 25600
Besides an image sensor pixel whose quality has been improved, the D7000 has an expanded ISO sensitivity range (ISO 100 to 6400 is now standard on the D7000) which allows you to manage more lighting conditions that: either outdoors in a sunny atmosphere and light, or low light of dusk or indoors. Nikon has also further refined its proven technology for noise reduction. Over the entire zoom range, the D7000 produces sharp images with significantly reduced noise. Due to the high processing speed, you can shoot continuously without any stress, even when the system ISO noise reduction is activated. The high sensitivity allows optimal dramatically improve video recording so you can capture the mood of a scene using only available light.
Perform D-movie clips in full HD 1080p with autofocus and manual exposure Standing
With the D7000, opens a new era of video recording: 1080p Full HD video editing functions for reproduction and exceptional cinematic quality. In addition to producing smooth images, the camera can correct distortion and other problems that reduce the quality of the image. In addition to the automatic exposure mode, the D7000 offers manual exposure mode, which stores the exposure value when shooting scenes that contrast levels are different, for example when you make a panning from a bright window to a dark interior. In addition to the integrated monaural microphone, the D7000 has an external microphone jack for recording stereo sound quality.
Improved quality for high and low lights: Active D-Lighting
With the exclusive function of Active D-Lighting Nikon, it is possible to preserve details in bright and dark areas of scenes with high contrast level.
Whether you’re shooting a bright sky with a dark foreground or deep shadows where the use of flash is impossible, the processor EXPEED 2 image processing renders scenes with homogeneous degraded, even with the highest settings.
Simply select Auto in Active D-Lighting Mode and the camera adjusts the contrast levels of the scene or makes a bracketing with three views of different levels of force. Even when Active D-Lighting is activated, you can keep the pace continues.
More precise system Scene Recognition
The D7000 is equipped with a sensor integrated exposure, the number of photosites is considerably higher than that of any digital SLR designed far. 2,016 RGB sensor decrypts the brightness and colors of the scene more accurately, and then applies the information obtained to optimize the auto exposure, but also autofocus, auto white balance and flash calculations i -TTL, all within a few milliseconds before the actual exposure. With more photosites, the D7000 can recognize even smaller subjects, whether fixed or mobile. The Scene Recognition System, which improvements have been made, best product photographs on all points.
Wide coverage with 39 points AF
The 39 AF points of the D7000, strategically positioned, cover a particularly wide area of the frame, which opens up many possibilities for composition. The nine AF points in the center utilize powerful cross-type sensors are particularly useful when you need a very precise focusing for portraits or macro photography, for example. Unlike other manufacturers’ systems, nine cross-type sensors in the D7000 is compatible with any AF NIKKOR lens with an aperture f/5.6 (or brighter). The D7000 offers a variety of AF area modes, including dynamic-area AF that can use 9, 21 and 39 points.
Depending on the predictability of your subjects’ movement, pass a number to the other in this way, the selected AF point and surrounding points will automatically follow the target subject. You can also select the 3D tracking, which allows continuous monitoring of moving subjects in AF and 39 points indicating the active focus point in the viewfinder. With the Scene Recognition System Nikon AF area automatically selects the main subject in the 39 AF points and achieves focus based one. Thus, whatever the elements or conditions imposed by the composition, the D7000′s autofocus system will be ready to meet all your needs in terms of development.
Sophisticated AE with 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
Once the precise RGB sensor 2,016 determined information about the lighting of a scene, such as brightness and colors, the D7000 compared with image data from a wide range of scenarios shooting. In this way, the famous 3D Color Matrix Metering II delivers exposure results faithful to how you see light and shadow interact, even in difficult lighting conditions. This measurement technique also provides intelligent flash exposures exceptionally accurate i-TTL, all in milliseconds, for ideal speed and accuracy.
Development of the auto white balance
Based on the huge collection of shooting data conducted with different light sources, the auto white balance D7000 Smart returns true whiteness of white, even when shooting under different light sources, including including the difficult mercury vapor lighting. The D7000 also has another mode of automatic white balance that maintains incandescent warmth in your images.
Contrast-detect AF for live view and D-Movie
Users viewing screen mode and D-Movie can rejoice: with the D7000, the AF contrast detection is faster than ever. In addition, Face-priority AF can detect up to 35 people. AF with subject tracking done by continuously focusing on moving subjects, such as animals. The normal area AF is recommended for spot focus and wide-area AF for shots of hands. These functions can be used in live view mode, as for video recording.
Tensioning mechanism more reactive
Do not miss any opportunity. D7000 has a drive mechanism that guides the movement of remarkably rapid and precise the mirror, and by which the response time is 0.052 seconds and the triggering of about 0.13 seconds at startup. In addition, you can shoot continuously at approximately 6 frames per second, analog / digital conversion 12 or 14 bits for shooting in RAW format.
Resistant and protected: magnesium alloy casing and compact sealing against dust and moisture
With its magnesium alloy casing on the top and back, the D7000 is ready to face all external situations. Nikon engineers have given special attention to the connections between the different parts using a joint durable and resistant to moisture and dust. Its compact has also been tested in rigorous requirements designed to prove its reliability.
Coverage viewfinder image by approximately 100%
With a coverage of approximately 100%, you capture exactly what you see. The specially treated glass pentaprism and viewfinder precision guarantee a bright sight picture and lets you quickly know with certainty whether a subject is in focus.
Precision and durability: 150,000 shutter cycles tested
The D7000 has a shutter speed range of 1/8000 to 30 seconds, flash sync speed of 1/250 s. Just like the professional models, the shutter is tested to 150 000 cycles in harsh conditions, which ensures accuracy and durability.
Use intuitive knobs, controls and switches strategically positioned
The strategic positioning of each of the commands D7000 streamlines the use of the device. The mode and the trigger mode are placed on the same axis for easier access. Two new user settings can be assigned to the mode dial. Mode selector trigger trigger mode now offers silent operation with almost no noise. The new structure of switches and controls facilitates video recording while allowing optimized referred activation screen.
LCD Monitor 7.5 cm (3 inches), 921,000 pixels, viewing angle of 170 °
The D7000 is equipped with a VGA LCD monitor 7.5 cm (3 inches) with reinforced glass. Definition about 921,000 pixels guarantees repayment of detailed images and clear, which is very useful for checking focus or assessing image sharpness. Visibility from all angles at 170 degrees and bright display easy viewing pictures or viewing menu settings when shooting outdoors.
Electronic Virtual Horizon
Especially useful for landscape photos, virtual horizon display on the LCD monitor lets you know when the camera is horizontal. It can also be displayed in live view mode. You also have the opportunity to verify that the unit is horizontal in the optical viewfinder through the viewfinder virtual horizon.
Two slots for SD cards
The presence of two memory card slots offer a number of advantages: sequential recording, simultaneous recording of the same data on two cards, simultaneous recording images in RAW and JPEG on different cards and duplicate images in a card to another. It is also possible to designate the card with more memory for recording videos.
Intelligent power management
Having carefully considered every aspect of the camera’s circuitry, Nikon engineers have designed the D7000 with maximum performance together with low power consumption. With the new Li-ion Battery EN-EL15, you can take about 1050 views on a single charge.
Optimization system image “Picture Control”
You can easily change the appearance of an image using the Picture Control menu of your camera. The following options are available: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait and Landscape. You can also customize parameters such as sharpening and saturation and then save them as Custom Picture Controls.
Image editing integrated
Discover a wide range of options available in the menu editing integrated. Straighten images taken wrong, adjust colors or try one of the other effects efficient and fun to make your perfect images without a computer. A duplicate image is created with the effects you added, which allows you to keep the original photo intact. With video editing functions, you can cut some parts of your videos and extract still images.
Capture NX 2 – powerful editing tools, quick and easy
The image processing software Capture NX 2 from Nikon gives you unparalleled freedom, especially when working in NEF format, the format of Nikon’s exclusive image files. Technology exclusive U Point Nik Software simplifies image enhancements, while offering outstanding picture quality and unsurpassed. To avoid the need for complicated masks techniques, Capture NX 2 makes it easy by allowing you to place a checkpoint on the color box to edit. With sliders you adjust the hue, saturation, brightness, contrast, RGB controls and heat images. The selection can then be applied to a specific area in the color required. Few clicks, movement and settings: you are transported into a wonderful visual experience that allows you to make subtle changes or radical in no time. Quickly fix blemishes and other unsightly with the Auto. To do this, simply click on unwanted items and they will disappear. All these changes are not destructive, which allows you to experiment freely your ideas without fear of ruining the original image.
ViewNX 2 – workshop image
Browse and organize your images easily and efficiently with ViewNX 2. This all-in-one supplied with the unit assists you in viewing, editing, storing and sharing your photos and videos. Assign tags to your images to facilitate your search, or use one of the many editing functions such as resizing, cropping, rotating, straightening and red eye correction.
Video editing functions equivalent to those of the D7000 are also available. ViewNX 2 works very effectively with the photo sharing website Nikon my Picturetown, making it more enjoyable than ever transfer and sharing your images.
Camera Control Pro 2 – Control your photos remotely
Via USB, Camera Control Pro 2 enables you to remotely control your D7000, including exposure mode, shutter speed and aperture. You can even record video remotely. Used in combination with the function of the D7000 live view, this software is ideal for studio and field. It is also possible to establish a Wi-Fi or wired Ethernet connection using a communication system without the fi WT-4A / B / C / D / E optional.