Nature Digital Camera Archives


The Nature Digital Camera Archives contain past recommendations for best nature digital cameras. 

Nikon Coolpix L820

For: 16 MP backlit CMOS sensor. 30x optical zoom from 22.5 to 675mm. Lens shift system to minimize blur & camera shake. Metal tripod bush for long exposures and macro photography such as photographing insects and birds. 1080p video with stereo sound. Great camera for nature photography. Versatile enough for landscapes, wildlife, flowers, insects and much more.
Against: Limited manual controls.
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Sony DSCRX10

For: 20.2 MP one inch Exmor R backlit sensor. Zeiss Vario Sonnar 24 - 200mm zoom with constant F2.8 aperture. Bionz X for fast operation & autofocus. 1.14m dot OLED viewfinder. Tilting 3 inch 1.3m dot LCD. Shoots at 10 fps. Wifi. Optical image stabilization. RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls. Live view. Hotshoe. Built in flash. HD video with stereo sound. Great all round travel and nature digital camera.
Against: High price. Too bulky for some.
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Nikon D600

For: Nikon's smallest & lightest full frame digital SLR with a 24.3 MP FX format CMOS sensor. Compatible with all Nikkor lenses both FX & DX formats. Built in HDR and flash. Fast operation with 5.5 fps. HD video at 1920 x 1080. Glass pentaprism viewfinder with 97% coverage. Hundreds of high quality Nikon lenses & accessories available Ideal camera for the advanced or professional nature photographer.
Against: Body is not weather sealed.
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Olympus OM-D E-M1

For: 16 MP four thirds sensor with low pass filter. Image stabilization. ISO upto 25,600. Shoots at 10 fps. 3 inch tiltable LCD with 1.04M dots. Splash, dust and freeze-proof. Electronic viewfinder with 2.36M dots. Wifi. 1/8000 sec. HD video. Flash X-sync socket. High quality enthusiast's camera.
Against: Video quality could be better.
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