• Lightweight but solid build
  • Images are sharp and have good color


  • Viewfinder doesn't protrude enough
  • LCD can be hard to read in bright light

At A Glance

As a first investment in a digital SLR, the D3000 is a good choice for consumers looking for an affordable, reliable, well-constructed camera that produces consistently good results under everyday conditions.

Manufacturer’s Description

The D3000 is the ideal choice for people looking to upgrade from their point-and-shoot camera to a digital SLR. The D3000 features a new Guide mode a hassle-free way for less-experienced picture-takers to master the capabilities of digital SLR cameras.

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