Nikon Coolpix 2500 Review

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Nikon Coolpix 2500



Modes & Screens




Nikon Coolpix 2500

Typical Auto record mode LCD screen display.





Nikon Coolpix 2500

The QuickReview button lets you see the last image captured in a quarter-size screen without leaving Record mode. Press the button again to make the image full screen. Tap the shutter release to quickly return to Record mode.




Record Mode Menu

Nikon Coolpix 2500

The JPEG images can be saved in Fine, Normal or Basic quality.
Image sizes: Full (1600x1200), XGA (1024x768), VGA (640x480).
Exposure compensation choices are: Normal("0"), "+" or "-" .3 or .7 EV.



Nikon Coolpix 2500

    Brightness: LCD backlight - brighter or dimmer.
    CF Card Format: Format the CF card in the camera.
    Date: Adjust date and time.
    Auto Off: Auto turn-off time for LCD - 30s, 1m, 5m, or 30m.
    Language: De, ENglish, Fr, Japanese, Es.
    USB: PTP, Mass Storage




Nikon Coolpix 2500

The Scene Menu allows access to the creative modes: Off, Auto (Default), Backlight, Museum, Beach and Snow, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Copy, Close up, Sunset, Party/Indoor, Portrait, Landscape, and Fireworks Show.



Nikon Coolpix 2500

Flash Modes: Auto, Auto Red-eye reduction, flash cancel, and forced fill flash.




Nikon Coolpix 2500

Typical Play mode LCD screen display. This is the maximum
amount of overlay information that can be displayed.





Nikon Coolpix 2500

Thumbnail index pages can display 4 images per page or ...





Nikon Coolpix 2500

You can display 9 thumbnails if your eyesight is really good.





Nikon Coolpix 2500

The image can be magnified in many steps up to 6x, once enlarged you can scroll around it using the 4-way controller.





Nikon Coolpix 2500

Play mode menu has options for Deleting images, Setting DPOF printing information, Protecting images, enabling Auto Transfers, Compact Flash Card Formatting, and LCD brightness control.





Nikon Coolpix 2500

Typical screen display while in the Movie Play mode. The Coolpix 2500 can record QuickTime MOVie clips up to 15 seconds in length at 320 x 240 resolution. There is no microphone so the movies are silent. The optical zoom can be used during movie recording.





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