* 10.2M Nikon DX format CCD sensor
* 3 inch hi-res LCD monitor
* New Guide Mode for easy operation and enhanced picture taking skills
* 11-point autofocus system for tack sharp results
* Active D-lighting for shooting in high contrast conditions
The D3000 packs all the innovation and advanced engineering for which Nikon is famous into a light, compact body. And with the D3000, advanced doesnt mean difficult. Its leading-edge technology resides behind a user-friendly interface that makes it extraordinarily simple to take the kinds of photos youve always wanted to take.Imagine all the high-tech wizardry of advanced digital SLR picture taking in an easy-to-use camera. Now imagine the D3000, a camera that combines famous Nikon technology with simplicity never before found in a camera so advanced. The D3000 features a new Guide mode, intuitive in-camera assistance that allows even first-time users to transform everyday moments into stunning pictures.