It is possible to use the D40 with lens without built-in drive, but in this case focusing is performed manually. The camera is equipped with a combined electronic-and-mechanical shutter featuring a wide range of speed from 30 sec. This solution simplifies the control of exposure settings for novice photographers. Nikon D40 The Nikon D40, announced in November 2006, is an entry-level digital single-lens reflex camera, which in comparison with its predecessor the Nikon D50, has some distinctive features, including a compact, ergonomic design and an excellent performance in complete with an affordable price. These are a few basic tips to get a jump-start on snapping good images. In addition to classical parameters the panel displays the focus zone, exposure lock, warning symbol for error indication.
The company's engineers have tried to improve the efficiency of the display information by adding intuitive graphic elements to the usual numerical values of aperture and shutter speed. The camera is almost as convenient in the hand, as the Nikon older models, with a wide handle providing secure and comfortable grip. And the back panel has been substantially updated. From these data you can conclude, that the photosensitive elements of the matrix are located at a considerable distance one from another, and hence the probability of spurious noises in the frame is reduced. First of all the body size has decreased, with no detriment to the overall ergonomics. This offers more versatility for showing, printing and uploading images to the internet. All electronic components have excellent characteristics and provide high quality images.
The changes are made in the viewfinder as well. It is also worth noting the high speed of continuous shooting -2. The viewfinder is equipped with an extra information panel which displays the basic shooting settings. The D40 matrix has a resolution of 6. When shooting indoors, it is possible to use an external power supply, plugged in the battery compartment instead of the battery. .
In addition to high contrast, bright display with a wide viewing angle, the rear panel contains the setting wheel, and four-way joystick, which are made with the account of the overall body ergonomics and have a substantially larger size than their counterparts in previous models. Made of high quality plastic, the Nikon D40 body has undergone significant changes. The D40 offers a built-in speedlight, in-camera editing capabilities and image optimization controls. The Nikon D40 with its modest size and low cost offers you all basic functions, and provides a good image quality, runs fast and is fairly easy to use. For the beginning photographer, the D40 also offers options that can seem overwhelming.
Due to changes in dimensions, the main mode dial has moved to the right side of the top panel, but the layout of other controls on the top panel has not changed. . . . . .
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