How old is a Nikon D5100?

The Nikon D5100 is a 16.2-megapixel DX-format DSLR F-mount camera announced by Nikon on April 5, 2011. It features the same 16.2-megapixel CMOS sensor as the D7000 with 14-bit depth, while delivering Full HD 1080p video mode at either 24, 25 or 30fps.

Is Nikon D5100 good for photography?

The Nikon camera D5100 might be it. With a bevy of features and an inexpensive price tag, this camera represents an excellent entry point for beginner photographers into the world of DSLR photo-taking.

How many megapixels is the Nikon D5100?

Nikon D5100/Megapixels
Nikon | Imaging Products | Nikon D5100. 16.2 effective megapixels. Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor. Image processing engine “EXPEED 2” that achieves high image quality, high-speed image processing and multiple functions.

Is Nikon D5100 good for wildlife photography?

Image Sensor and the new Expeed Processor Although I prefer better image quality over a higher number of pixels, the jump from 12 MP to 16 MP is certainly good for folks like me who are into landscape and wildlife photography. In short, the sensor on the Nikon D5100 and D7000 DSLRs is Nikon’s best DX sensor thus far.

Can the Nikon D5100 record video?

The D5100 allows you to trim the start and end of movie clips in-camera, as well as to extract a single movie frame as a still image. The Nikon D5100’s movie recording functionality is accessed from Live view mode.

How do I connect my Nikon D5100 to my computer?

Insert the smaller of the two plugs on the USB cable into the USB port on the side of the camera. Plug the other end of the cable into the computer’s USB port. Turn on the camera. What happens now depends on your computer operating system and what photo software you have installed on that system.

Does Nikon D5100 have autofocus?

The D5100 only autofocuses with the latest AF-S (and older professional AF-I) lenses. If your lens says “AF-S,” you’re fine; most lenses sold today for the D5100 are AF-S. Most non-Nikon lenses from Tamron, Tokina, Quantaray, Sigma and anyone other than Nikon may not autofocus at all on the D5100.