Powerful, professional results in an easy-to-use package from Nikon. The D5100 fuses the versatility of a full size DSLR with the straightforward controls on a family camera. Tough and ergonomically designed, it sits right in the palm of your hand. It also features a suite of built-in functions like scene selection and high speed shooting so you’ll always be ready to capture the pictures you want.
D-Movie lets you record Full HD movie clips and capture the action in superb quality day or night. Nikon’s advanced EXPEED 2 image processing engine maximizes the performance of the 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor for amazingly clear images with vivid colours. Incredibly lightweight for an SLR, the D5100 makes it easy to capture your family looking wonderful wherever you go.
A 16.2 megapixel image sensor enables you to capture amazingly detailed images and produce sharp enlargements. The 3-inch LCD screen makes it easy to frame and playback your shots.
High ISO sensitivity and continuous high speed shooting significantly reduces the risk of blurred images when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low light.
Live View with Scene Auto Selector makes it easy to compose images using the vari-angle LCD monitor. Scene Auto Selector will select the best mode for the scene and subject you want to capture. Boasts easily selectable AF modes, including Face Priority AF that detects and tracks faces within the frame, while razor-sharp 11-point AutoFocus offers fast coverage across the frame. Four AF-area modes, including 3D-tracking AF, deliver sharp results, whether your subject is off-centre, moving fast or completely unpredictable.
4 fps continuous shooting enables you to capture fast-moving action at four frames per second.
The bright 3-inch screen lets you capture unique shots from any angle. Boasts a side opening mechanism that makes it easy to shoot self-portraits or use a tripod.
Special Effects mode lets you shoot distinctive still images and movies using a special effect. Offers a range of effects, including Colour Sketch, Miniature effect, Night Vision and Selective Colour that lets you emphasize up to three colours of your choice and turns the rest of the image to monochrome.
Scene Modes automatically adjust camera settings, including Picture Controls and active D-Lighting, to take the guesswork out of tricky photo situations and deliver optimal results. Simply turn the mode dial to SCENE to access the most commonly used modes. Sample photos appear on the display to help you select the right mode.
Want to tweak a shot but don’t want the hassle of editing on a computer? In-camera retouch lets you edit and enhance photos and movies right on the D5100.