The Nikon D3000 SLR Digital Camera offers the latest in creative imaging technology while maximizing ease-of-use. An advanced, 10.2 megapixel image sensor coupled with Nikon's exclusive EXPEED processor captures all of your photos with brilliant, life-like color and stunning detail. A fast 11-point autofocus system tracks subjects in motion and captures action up to 3 frames per second. The newly-developed Guide Mode helps demystify menu options and camera settings while Scene Modes are easily selectable using the easy-to-read icons on the camera mode dial. From landscapes to portraits, the D3000 delivers professional quality photographs with ease. Reviewing photos and settings is a snap on the 170-degree, wide-view, 3inch LCD. Low-noise ISO Sensitivity, an Advanced Dust Reduction System, and In-camera Photo Editing Tools keep all of your subjects looking their very best. With all of these features and more, the D3000 represents Nikon's most compact and easy-to-use Digital SLR. ? 10.2 Megapixel DX-format Imaging Sensor Delivers extraordinary image quality for breathtaking prints up to 20 x 30 inches. ? 18-55mm Zoom NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens Legendary NIKKOR optical quality and fast, accurate autofocus means vivid color, striking contrast and crisp detail, while VR image stabilization assures sharp pictures even under poor lighting conditions. ? Nikon's Most Compact D-SLR Beautifully styled and ready to go where life takes you. ? Nikon Guide Mode Intuitive controls and menus assist you every step of the way. ? Split-second Shutter Response Eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss. ? Continuous Shooting Up to 3 Frames Per Second Capture fast action, precious moments and fleeting expressions confidently. ? 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes Just set the Mode dial to Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions. ? 3inch LCD Bright, high-resolution, 170-degree wide-angle viewing for easy picture review and sharing. ? In-camera Image Editing The Retouch Menu provides creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering 13 easy editing functions, including Trim, Red-eye Correction and Soft Filter. ? Nikon EXPEED Image Processing Assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure, noise and speed. ? Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning Ultrasonic process and exclusive Airflow Control combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality shot after shot. ? 11-point Autofocus Fast and accurate autofocus delivers razor-sharp pictures. ? 6 Personal Picture Control Settings Choose from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape to apply a personal look and feel to your pictures. ? Active D-Lighting Restores picture - enhancing detail in shadows and highlights. ? ISO Sensitivity from 100-1600 Exceptional results, even in challenging low-light situations.