The Coolpix P510 offers the versatility of a wide zoom range, from as close as 0.4 inches in macro mode up to a focal length of 1000mm (35mm equivalent) of telephoto. Wide Focal Range and 42x Optical ZoomA 16.1 megapixel Back-illuminated CMOS image sensor is combined with a 42x Wide-Angle Optical zoom Nikkor ED glass lens, complete with a focal range of 24 mm to 1000 mm (35mm equivalent). The advanced Lens-shift VR image stabilization effectively compensates for camera shake, an ideal advantage when shooting in macro or at long telephoto settings.Optimized controls and designed for efficient handlingThe three inch vari-angle 921k-dot (approx.) high-resolution monitor can be adjusted and set at multiple angles for maximum visibility. Tilt upward at close to 90 degrees or downward to about 82 degrees, ideal when shooting over crowds or for a comfortable view when shooting at ground level.Adjust the zoom range easily with the side mounted control, designed to insure stable handling when determining the proper lens setting. The user set Function button saves the most often utilized settings for quick one-touch access19 Preset Modes and High-speed Continuous CaptureThe Coolpix P510 also has 19 pre-programmed scene modes, including Sunset mode. Each mode allows the camera to analyze and determine the best settings for capture, and includes the Easy Panorama option to combine multiple captures in to one seamless image, from 180 to 360 degrees.The Coolpix P510 delivers high-speed rapid capture at approximately five to seven frames per second at full 4608 x 3456 resolution. Other high-speed options include the Sports continuous mode at approximately. 60/120 frames per second and the Pre-shooting cache.Built-in GPS and geotagging featuresWhen activated, the built-in GPS option geotags each still or movie capture, which provides a visual travelogue using latitude and longitude information. Geotagged photo and movie files can be integrated with sharing sites such as Nikon's my Picturetown or through the included Nikon View NX2 software.1080p Full HD Movies with Stereo SoundCapture vibrant 1080p Full HD movies with a touch of a button, using continuous AF and with stereo sound. Special effect options include High Contrast Monochrome or Nostalgic Sepia to add a creative touch. Capture in slow or fast motion for more dramatic action sequences, and view the results direct from the P510, which connects easily to an HDTV via the HDMI port and optional HDMI cable. Capture Handheld Still Images at NightThe continuous shooting and compositing capabilities of the Back-illuminated CMOS image sensor allows the hand held capture of night landscapes or night portraits.