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Browse the top-ranked list of Compact Professional Cameras below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "Love it...5 Stars...Very compact and easy to use....The video look is very professional....It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys )"

    "Very compact and easy to use."

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    Utilizing Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, a BIONZ X image processor and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, this Sony Handycam HDRCX405/B camcorder enables you to capture video footage with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sharp still images.
    $159.99
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    Was $229.99
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    "Love it...5 Stars...Very compact and easy to use....The video look is very professional....It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys )"

    "Very compact and easy to use."

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    Utilizing Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, a BIONZ X image processor and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, this Sony Handycam HDRCX405/B camcorder enables you to capture video footage with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sharp still images.
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    "Good !...T6 FTW...Great starter professional camera...Lightweight and compact....I shoot a lot of sunrises and sunsets as well as pictures on the beach and reflections of the sun on the Gulf and on rivers and bayous, and this camera captures the natural beauty of my Creator."

    "Great starter professional camera"

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    Expect more from your photography with this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. It includes an 18-55mm lens and a 75-300mm lens so that you can cover the full range with your camera. An 18-megapixel sensor, DIGIC 4+ image processing and full 1080p video recording ensure you get solid performance out of this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. Memory card sold separately.
    $499.99
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    Was $749.99
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    "Good !...T6 FTW...Great starter professional camera...Lightweight and compact....I shoot a lot of sunrises and sunsets as well as pictures on the beach and reflections of the sun on the Gulf and on rivers and bayous, and this camera captures the natural beauty of my Creator."

    "Great starter professional camera"

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    Expect more from your photography with this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. It includes an 18-55mm lens and a 75-300mm lens so that you can cover the full range with your camera. An 18-megapixel sensor, DIGIC 4+ image processing and full 1080p video recording ensure you get solid performance out of this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. Memory card sold separately.
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    "Love !...Love it...Great camera since I'm not a professional...Compact packaging, met expectations....As someone who has used a variety of camera's from a 35mm Pentax to a Point and Shoot Canon I have some experience but am by no means a pro with years of photography in different situations."

    "Great camera since I'm not a professional"

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    Delve into the world of DSLRs with the Nikon D3400. This lightweight camera gives you outstanding control even in low-light conditions, letting you explore, play with and customize your images to produce exactly the effect you want. Explore lighting levels, long shutter speeds and even tripod-mounted shots with the Nikon D3400. Memory card sold separately.
    $549.99
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    Was $599.99
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    "Love !...Love it...Great camera since I'm not a professional...Compact packaging, met expectations....As someone who has used a variety of camera's from a 35mm Pentax to a Point and Shoot Canon I have some experience but am by no means a pro with years of photography in different situations."

    "Great camera since I'm not a professional"

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    Delve into the world of DSLRs with the Nikon D3400. This lightweight camera gives you outstanding control even in low-light conditions, letting you explore, play with and customize your images to produce exactly the effect you want. Explore lighting levels, long shutter speeds and even tripod-mounted shots with the Nikon D3400. Memory card sold separately.
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    "In Love...Love it...Great camera for the semi professional...The D750 is a good, fairly compact full frame camera....I know some people think more, bigger hardware makes for a more professional appearance, but one of the main reasons it took me so long in life to get into DSLR cameras is the sheer bulk of the hardware."

    "Great camera for the semi professional"

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    This Nikon D750 DSLR camera features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and comes with an AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens, so you can easily capture sharp images and high-definition video footage.
    $1,899.99
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    Was $2,199.99
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    "In Love...Love it...Great camera for the semi professional...The D750 is a good, fairly compact full frame camera....I know some people think more, bigger hardware makes for a more professional appearance, but one of the main reasons it took me so long in life to get into DSLR cameras is the sheer bulk of the hardware."

    "Great camera for the semi professional"

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    This Nikon D750 DSLR camera features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and comes with an AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens, so you can easily capture sharp images and high-definition video footage.
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    "Not bad...Love it...It is small and compact and light weight....Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....Almost a year later, we have only used it a handful of times, I really like the fact that it just uses a SD card, once I'm full on film, I can upload to my Mac and edit and save film and photos from the SD card."

    "It is small and compact and light weight."

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    Product Description

    Shoot high-definition films with this portable Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. The unit’s 57x zoom makes it easy to get into the action from afar, while its optical image stabilization feature automatically corrects camera shake. Equipped with a 3.28MP full-HD MOS sensor, this Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder captures video in genuine 1920 x 1080 resolution.
    $199.99
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    Was $249.99
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    "Not bad...Love it...It is small and compact and light weight....Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....Almost a year later, we have only used it a handful of times, I really like the fact that it just uses a SD card, once I'm full on film, I can upload to my Mac and edit and save film and photos from the SD card."

    "It is small and compact and light weight."

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    Product Description

    Shoot high-definition films with this portable Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. The unit’s 57x zoom makes it easy to get into the action from afar, while its optical image stabilization feature automatically corrects camera shake. Equipped with a 3.28MP full-HD MOS sensor, this Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder captures video in genuine 1920 x 1080 resolution.
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    "Not bad...Love it...Simple and compact camcorder for basic videotaping....Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I would highly recommend this camera for those on a budget that want a camera that claims the best features at a much higher price."

    "Simple and compact camcorder for basic videotaping."

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    Create HD videos quickly and easily with this versatile Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. Get into the action with the device’s 57x zoom and enjoy optical image stabilization, which helps reduce camera shake. This Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder has an onboard DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which captures extra light and removes noise for an enhanced image.
    $199.99
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    Was $249.99
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    "Not bad...Love it...Simple and compact camcorder for basic videotaping....Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I would highly recommend this camera for those on a budget that want a camera that claims the best features at a much higher price."

    "Simple and compact camcorder for basic videotaping."

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    Product Description

    Create HD videos quickly and easily with this versatile Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. Get into the action with the device’s 57x zoom and enjoy optical image stabilization, which helps reduce camera shake. This Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder has an onboard DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which captures extra light and removes noise for an enhanced image.
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    "Love it...Nice buy...pretty compact as well....Crisp pictures and professional quality video....Overall view of the camera: It may seem like I've a lot of complaints listed, these are why I dropped a star, some could be improved and some I could have just done without to save cost (wifi and nfc could have been left of altogether) but this are mainly just issues that come with getting a very nice camera a good price point."

    "Crisp pictures and professional quality video."

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    Product Description

    Capture special moments in 4K video with this Sony Handycam AX33 camcorder, which features a NightShot infrared system and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to ensure quality footage in a variety of lighting conditions.
    $699.99
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    Was $849.99
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    "Love it...Nice buy...pretty compact as well....Crisp pictures and professional quality video....Overall view of the camera: It may seem like I've a lot of complaints listed, these are why I dropped a star, some could be improved and some I could have just done without to save cost (wifi and nfc could have been left of altogether) but this are mainly just issues that come with getting a very nice camera a good price point."

    "Crisp pictures and professional quality video."

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    Product Description

    Capture special moments in 4K video with this Sony Handycam AX33 camcorder, which features a NightShot infrared system and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to ensure quality footage in a variety of lighting conditions.
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    "Love it...Love it....Would recommend to any serious hobbyist or professional!...Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance....Overall I am VERY pleased with this camera although it was a little on the expensive side but as a beginner in the DSLR full frame camera market I believe it will fulfill my needs for many years."

    "Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance."

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    Take sharp, vibrant photographs and record high-definition video footage up to 1920 x 1080 with this Nikon D750 DSLR camera, which features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor for optimal image capture.
    $1,399.99
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    Was $1,699.99
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    "Love it...Love it....Would recommend to any serious hobbyist or professional!...Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance....Overall I am VERY pleased with this camera although it was a little on the expensive side but as a beginner in the DSLR full frame camera market I believe it will fulfill my needs for many years."

    "Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance."

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    Take sharp, vibrant photographs and record high-definition video footage up to 1920 x 1080 with this Nikon D750 DSLR camera, which features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor for optimal image capture.
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    "love it...Worth it...it's great for entry level "Professional" :)...Powerful and compact...I have two other great Nikon cameras, but I bought this camera right before a trip overseas because I wanted to be able to take videos of my trip as well as future trips and family events."

    "it's great for entry level "Professional" :)"

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    This Nikon D7200 DSLR camera features built-in Wi-Fi and NFC (near-field communication) technology, so you can easily share stored photos and videos across devices. The DX-format CMOS sensor helps ensure clear shooting. Memory card sold separately.
    $999.99
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    "love it...Worth it...it's great for entry level "Professional" :)...Powerful and compact...I have two other great Nikon cameras, but I bought this camera right before a trip overseas because I wanted to be able to take videos of my trip as well as future trips and family events."

    "it's great for entry level "Professional" :)"

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    This Nikon D7200 DSLR camera features built-in Wi-Fi and NFC (near-field communication) technology, so you can easily share stored photos and videos across devices. The DX-format CMOS sensor helps ensure clear shooting. Memory card sold separately.
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    "Love it...Love it!...Great assist, very professional and answer all question...Great compact camera with great image quality...I read a lot of reviews and articles on how to buy DSLR cameras and ended up getting this from best buy.The stock lens is good for almost any but wide angle 11-16mm and telephoto 55+ mm photos.Images have come out to be excellent if I am able to focus correctly.There is a autofocus that works like a charm.Battery life is great with the RAW+JPEG option as you will need that to edit in photoshop.One thing is that the ISO rating is at 12800 as its a compact frame and in room pictures the flash turn"

    "Great assist, very professional and answer all question"

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    Share images straight from your DSLR with the Nikon D3400. Instant connectivity to your smartphone lets you share photos to your favorite social media platform without having to physically change cards, yet you get the best out of a 24.2-megapixel sensor for outstanding images. Incredible low-light performance and heavy-duty customization means the Nikon D3400 is a great entry-level camera. Memory card sold separately.
    $449.99
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    Was $499.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...Great assist, very professional and answer all question...Great compact camera with great image quality...I read a lot of reviews and articles on how to buy DSLR cameras and ended up getting this from best buy.The stock lens is good for almost any but wide angle 11-16mm and telephoto 55+ mm photos.Images have come out to be excellent if I am able to focus correctly.There is a autofocus that works like a charm.Battery life is great with the RAW+JPEG option as you will need that to edit in photoshop.One thing is that the ISO rating is at 12800 as its a compact frame and in room pictures the flash turn"

    "Great assist, very professional and answer all question"

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    Share images straight from your DSLR with the Nikon D3400. Instant connectivity to your smartphone lets you share photos to your favorite social media platform without having to physically change cards, yet you get the best out of a 24.2-megapixel sensor for outstanding images. Incredible low-light performance and heavy-duty customization means the Nikon D3400 is a great entry-level camera. Memory card sold separately.
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    "Love it...In love...Easy to use, compact, manual over rides!...Great for professionals and amateurs....I do a lot of volunteering of making veteran videos, this camera has made a huge difference as I was using a Canon Vixia model that didn't have 4K recording capabilities (Still a great camera that I will continue to use for a number of years)."

    "Easy to use, compact, manual over rides!"

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    Product Description

    Shoot video in ultrahigh 4K resolution with the Sony 4K Expert Handycam. The advanced Exmor R sensor delivers outstanding image clarity and reduces artifacts and noise for a great-looking, consistent video. Use the 29 mm wide-angle lens for up to 12x optical zoom, which ensures your Sony 4K Expert Handycam captures all the action.
    $799.99
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    Was $999.99
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    "Love it...In love...Easy to use, compact, manual over rides!...Great for professionals and amateurs....I do a lot of volunteering of making veteran videos, this camera has made a huge difference as I was using a Canon Vixia model that didn't have 4K recording capabilities (Still a great camera that I will continue to use for a number of years)."

    "Easy to use, compact, manual over rides!"

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    Shoot video in ultrahigh 4K resolution with the Sony 4K Expert Handycam. The advanced Exmor R sensor delivers outstanding image clarity and reduces artifacts and noise for a great-looking, consistent video. Use the 29 mm wide-angle lens for up to 12x optical zoom, which ensures your Sony 4K Expert Handycam captures all the action.
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    "Love it...Love it!...First Professional Camera...Very compact and easy to use ....I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me."

    "Very compact and easy to use ."

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    Take along this Canon EOS Rebel camera, and shoot crisp images with the included 18-55mm lens. This DSLR camera uses a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp results, and 1080p video resolution makes it an ideal camera for vloggers. Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth compatibility on this Canon EOS Rebel camera expand your sharing possibilities.
    $549.99
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    Was $699.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...First Professional Camera...Very compact and easy to use ....I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me."

    "Very compact and easy to use ."

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    Take along this Canon EOS Rebel camera, and shoot crisp images with the included 18-55mm lens. This DSLR camera uses a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp results, and 1080p video resolution makes it an ideal camera for vloggers. Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth compatibility on this Canon EOS Rebel camera expand your sharing possibilities.
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    "Love it...Love it!...First Professional Camera...Very compact and easy to use ....I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me."

    "Very compact and easy to use ."

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    Travel light while recording memories with this compact Canon EOS Rebel. The lightweight body boasts a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp image captures, while the included 18-55mm midrange lens boasts easy STM autofocus and image stabilization so you never miss a shot. Ideal for vlogging as well as still photography, this Canon EOS Rebel records in Full 1080p HD.
    $599.99
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    Was $699.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...First Professional Camera...Very compact and easy to use ....I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me."

    "Very compact and easy to use ."

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    Travel light while recording memories with this compact Canon EOS Rebel. The lightweight body boasts a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp image captures, while the included 18-55mm midrange lens boasts easy STM autofocus and image stabilization so you never miss a shot. Ideal for vlogging as well as still photography, this Canon EOS Rebel records in Full 1080p HD.
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    "Love it...I love it...small and compact....This camera has just enough manual controls to allow a person to be creative & look professional even if they are still learning....this camera is very good camera and it's price also affordable I recommended any body it's good to buy this camera because of their size even you can put in your pocket and the resolution is good the oicture celerity is also good any way it's good camera"

    "small and compact."

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
    $269.99
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    Was $349.99
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    "Love it...I love it...small and compact....This camera has just enough manual controls to allow a person to be creative & look professional even if they are still learning....this camera is very good camera and it's price also affordable I recommended any body it's good to buy this camera because of their size even you can put in your pocket and the resolution is good the oicture celerity is also good any way it's good camera"

    "small and compact."

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
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    "I loved...Love it...The Nikon D5600 is a excellent entry level professional camera....Light weight and compact for travel....I experimented a little before we went on our trip an thought I got the jist of it but when I got to Dominican Republic for some reason it wouldn't focus right, I couldn't really figure out why but I did get some good shots ."

    "Light weight and compact for travel."

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    Explore your creativity with this Nikon digital SLR camera. It lets you create regular or time-lapsed videos that can be synced to your smartphone via the SnapBridge function, and it includes customizable special effects options. This 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera has an adjustable touch screen to help you get the best images.
    $799.99
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    "I loved...Love it...The Nikon D5600 is a excellent entry level professional camera....Light weight and compact for travel....I experimented a little before we went on our trip an thought I got the jist of it but when I got to Dominican Republic for some reason it wouldn't focus right, I couldn't really figure out why but I did get some good shots ."

    "Light weight and compact for travel."

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    Explore your creativity with this Nikon digital SLR camera. It lets you create regular or time-lapsed videos that can be synced to your smartphone via the SnapBridge function, and it includes customizable special effects options. This 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera has an adjustable touch screen to help you get the best images.