Nikon Coolpix P510

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Subject: Nikon Coolpix P510
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:34:46 +1000
I've heard that the P510 can be frustrating to get focused on the bird, with 
the camera sometimes focusing on foliage behind it instead. It's expected that 
a camera might focus on objects in front of a bird, but not behind.

Electronic viewfinder resolution is important to help you find the bird and 
keep it in frame, and I suspect the Nikon V1 would be a lot better that the 
compacts in this regard. Definitely have a look through some before deciding, 
as you might be disappointed in the quality of the view compared to an optical 

It might be worth browsing the relevant camera forums of to read discussions about these cameras being used for 
bird photography.

Peter Shute

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