Nikon D7000 in-depth review at DPReview


Now online ! the Nikon D7000’s  long and full review from DPReview. The camera got final score 80 of 100 , a Silver Award , highly recommended for enthusiast photographer.

Conclusion – Pros

  • Good detail and dynamic range (even better in RAW)
  • Exceptionally low shadow noise in RAW files
  • Arguably the best high ISO performance of any current APS-C DSLR
  • Good build quality and handling
  • Maximum ISO of 25,600 st full resolution
  • 1080p HD video mode with basic editing built-in
  • Efficient Active D-Lighting
  • Comprehensive customization options
  • Large, bright viewfinder with 100% coverage
  • Fast contrast detect Auto Focus in Live View
  • Useful electronic horizon
  • Comprehensive feature set
  • AE metering support for up to 9 ‘non-CPU’ Ai lenses (in P, A, M modes)
  • Twin SD-card slot

Conclusion – Cons

  • Tendency to overexpose in bright sunshine/high contrast situations
  • ISO button is poorly positioned, and cannot be assigned to any other control point.
  • Ditto white balance: poorly positioned, cannot be re-assigned
  • Exposure mode dial slightly loose, and easily knocked
  • Shooting mode dial can be awkward to manipulate
  • AF can be hesitant in poor light
  • Auto ISO function is confusing and poorly implemented (but no worse than any other Nikon DSLR)
  • Aperture not adjustable in manual mode in live view (and won’t stop up/down in any mode until exposure).

Read the full review @DPReview

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