Written on: 31/01/2003 by mike.
This was the first digital camera I purchased and never once did it ever disappoint on the images..for 2.1 M/pixels it takes some beating..I used this hard and fast and regretted selling it for the Olympus C4040 that I bought in it's place, the 950 is serial port..but if you don't mind waiting ..the images are super, I kept the C4040 for 3 weeks as it didn't hold a candle to the sharp res. of the 950. maybe the C4040 was a friday job!!..I have a Nikon 990 now ...and a Minolta 7i...but I... (read more)
Written on: 19/06/2002 by Adam-T.
I've had this Nikon Coolpix 950 digital camera since it became available and my main camera is an E10 now but I feel that despite 2MP cameras are being produced even now, the 950 is STILL the best of the genre. Yes it has faults (above mentioned) and niggles, but I can't question the reliability or the quality of pictures. There is some chromatic aberration and image distortion at the wide end but this is better than on the Coolpix 990 samples I tried and the color balance I feel is better... (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2002 by paul.
The Nikon Coolpix 950 is a great digital camera, and I use it all the time for my website, prints, etc. I'm a professional photographer.
All cameras have their limits and weaknesses. But this camera can get pictures that are very difficult with a normal camera, and it is so light, versatile, and quiet, I find myself using it again and again. I know there are better cameras, including the newer versions of the Coolpix, but I highly recommend this one. It is available on the used market... (read more)
Written on: 15/02/2000 by Peter Samuel.
I cant mess about when it comes to cameras so I got to have the best. The 950 has manual focus option, external flash option and add on lense option, spot metering option, making it ideal for the more serious photographer. Being a nikon it is also well built and well designed. I am most impressed with the results. (read more)
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