Nikon Coolpix P510 Review

March 28, 2012 | Mark Goldstein | |

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#201 Joe Prete

You might want to check for a “Custom” or “User Selected” setting if you have the full owners guide. That may be on a CD-ROM. Another option might be to put the camera on a tripod, in Aperture Priority and manually select the lowest ISO and the smallest Aperture (highest F-number) that would give you the longest shutter speed. Another way to darken the light is by using a Neutral Density filter. Using the dark filter will also let less light in, thereby extending your shutter speed. The thread size is not specified so the filter might need to be held in place. The lowest shutter speed that I can tell is the Fireworks mode which has a 4 second exposure.  It’s a shame that you want to be creative, but the camera is more for “Point & Shoot” Photography. You may have paid more for a GPS unit in this camera.  A guy named FABIO knows these models the best, and if there is a way to do what you want, he would know how. He builds adapters and items that can’t really be bought, but if he sees this message and writes in speak to him, he can help you. Next time you buy a camera it would be good to ask around over here, someone will help you. Janie, don’t forget that the next reply starts page 3, so it
will need to be selected. **I just scrolled up, FABIO left a URL at comment #167 above, try to reach him there. Good Luck
... Joe Prete

4:29 am - Tuesday, September 3, 2013

#202 eno

I cant turn on my Nikon p510!! Everything was find, i was shooting and i had half battery still avaible so i tuned it off! when i turned it on again , i just did one shoot and there was a message on screen: Battery exhausted!
I recharged it againt but when i press On/Off button there no sign , no light nothing! When i put it in charge “On/Off” button go to green and than a green light start pulsed every second at the flash sign!
Can you help me please, i’m really bored!!!! :(

12:05 am - Sunday, September 8, 2013

#203 eno

It’s me again , (happy now), i just fix it and i wanted to inform all that i did this: i left it in charge for 4 hours and i puted out the battery and the memory card, than i insert only battery without memory card and i tried to turn it on and it goes ON!!!!! I was so happy and than i insert again the memory card!

12:31 am - Sunday, September 8, 2013

#204 graciousgarg

Poor video quality and the sound made while zooming in and out during recording are the two hated features of this product.

6:00 pm - Tuesday, November 26, 2013

#205 JoJo

Help needed please! Can anyone tell me how to turn off the red-eye reduction on my P510 please! I activated it a while ago but have been thru all menu/programs and cannot find it again. Many thanks

8:39 pm - Friday, March 7, 2014

#206 Richard

I have a Nikon P510 and one thing I do not like about it is the panoramic pictures. I think they are nice to email to a friend but not good to print.  I take all my panoramic pictures still with my Kodak as it will let you zoom and will not take all the quality out of the picture.
Also I like the rapid picture taking better on my Kodak, as it has a button for it and with the Nikon if you hold it just a second too long you have a double picture.

3:04 pm - Saturday, March 8, 2014

#207 chloe

Hi. I own one of these and am no expert but like the camera. Though i am going to go and visit a glow worm cave and would like to take dome awesome pictures.
Would anyone be able to tell me what the best way to capture them is? Is a tripod necessary?

9:55 pm - Friday, September 19, 2014

#208 Fabio

    Hi Chloe
  If you look for glowworm caves picture on Flickr and check the settings you will find exposure times of 30 to 60 seconds and ISO ranging from 400 to 25600 . That’s what you need to get the glow of the worms
  . The Nikon P510 is an excelent camera but minimum speed is 8 seconds at ISO 80, chances are you won’t be able to capture the glow, but if the cave has some sort of lighting inside you can capture some nice images.
  Tripod is a must , do some tests at home trying to capture lled lights of computers , routers or any other equipment in total darkness.

3:46 am - Sunday, September 21, 2014

#209 chloe

Thank you for replying to my post. I did a few trials a home and was pleasantly surprised with the result. So a massive thank you for the tips.

9:34 am - Sunday, September 21, 2014

#210 Idan Mizrahi

i have problem i recored at 60 fps and when i upload it to computer the fps is 29

6:43 pm - Monday, August 10, 2015

#211 alex

i like this camera. It is not perfect but good. I tried a lot of bridge camera’s and i liked the p510 the most. There is some loss af details, pictures are a bit soft but nothing really bad. the stabilisation is very good, macro very good, not too heavy, battery life good and zoom is quite fast. In manual mode you can take nice shots and a lot of options… I recommend it. This is a good camera too start with photography

7:55 pm - Monday, February 29, 2016

#212 Subodh

How to capture moving objects like birds animals ...?

5:04 am - Thursday, June 2, 2016

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