This Prosumer camera from Nikon is equipped with a lens focal range 24-1000mm. The range is very long and quite phenomenal. To adjust the zoom, you can use the zoom control on the side that resembles the X lens from Panasonic for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera. The zoom control on the side is noticeably slower, but more precise, suitable for video recording. To reduce the effects of hand shake is a major cause of blurred photos, is available features lens-shift VR (Vibration Reduction). When tested, this feature is quite helpful in ideal light conditions, such as noon with abundant sunshine. To shoot with a long zoom levels in the room, you have to use a flash or increase the ISO if you want the results of the image remains sharp.
For the speed, the Nikon P520 is quite reliable. Starting from the determination of the focus until the shutter lag can be solved with the tracks. Start-up time until ready to use up to 2 seconds, the lens is reasonable considering it took to sticking out. Shutter lag is quite minimal and writing image files to a memory card fast enough. Overall, the operation and control of the Coolpix P520 is quite intuitive. For the images, the Coolpix P520 is quite reliable. Captured picture is quite sharp at almost any zoom range, the colors are quite good. Performance in low light conditions quite well, at least up to ISO 800, before the noise seems harmless. P520 has been equipped with the ability of continuous shoot up to 7 photos per second (maximum 30 photos). This feature is quite helpful captures fast-moving subjects such as children who are running around or playing ball. P520 Battery life is quite good, up to 200 photos or more if not using the flash.
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To restoring Nikon COOLPIX P520 to it’s factory settings, conform to the following instructions:
- Turn on your Nikon P520
- Press [Menu] button
- Press the [</ dial left] button to move to the tab
- Select “Setup” by using [V/ dial down] button and press ok
- Highlight the “Reset All” and press ok button
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Reference: Nikon COOLPIX P520 manual