COOLPIX P1000

75 Reviews

Product 32024

$1,299.00

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Zoom to the moon and beyond with the most powerful lens ever put in a Nikon COOLPIX camera. 3000mm of mind-blowing reach with rock-steady VR image stabilization. 4K Ultra HD video. RAW (NRW), macro, time-lapse and Superlapse shooting. With a flip-out Vari-angle display, advanced features and point-and-shoot ease, this camera is truly out of this world.
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  • 4

    What accessories are included in the $999.95?

    Posted by De La Vega on November 14, 2022

    For five cent short of one grand, what's in the box? What accessories are included? Like that Dot thing. Zoom audio catcher. Thanks

  • 5

    Great Camera - Software Language Change

    Posted by Laylak on October 18, 2022

    Amazing camera to use and take telephotos with an astonishing zoom lens , love how I can take shots of the moon and very far object with crystal clear image quality.Although its sensor is quite small compare to other DSLR cameras with the same size . I keep it for my morning outdoor shooting.I just have one concern , I bought that camera from China during a visit Latley .The menu language is only Chinese and couldn't find English language to set up.Will I be able to change the language from Chinese to English if possible ??

  • 4

    Almost 5 stars

    Posted by Irwin on October 10, 2022

    For the most parts I love my camera. I takes amazing photos of the Moon. Its super easy to use. I am having trouble taking photos of Jupiter and the Moons. I can see when I zoom in but when I click the button to take a photo it trys to correct what I am taking a photo of and I end up with either just a black screen or an completely out of focus photo. I have played with the settings and nothing seems to help.

  • 5

    where can i check the year of assembly of my camera(p1000) with the serial number??

    Posted by azle on October 7, 2022

    where can i check the year of assembly of my camera(p1000) with the serial number??

  • 4

    Incredible zoom but takes a steady hand.

    Posted by Todd Baxter on September 19, 2022

    Unlike John K, I wasn't so fortunate when my S9900 went flying off the back of my motorcycle (in a jacket that came unstrapped from around my luggage). Cracked the case and I had to go on to a replacement--enter the P1000. I will admit, it's going to take some practice and a steady hand or tripod, but the reach is incredible and I'm excited to start to play with it. I got it especially for birding, but will agree the autofocus on extended zoom is slow. I recently took it to the top of a local parking deck to play with the zoom and these pictures are attached---hand held It's pretty amazing what it will draw in that isn't visible i the wide angle position. Excited to work with it and learn how to capitalize on it's features.

  • 4

    Tougher Than a Boiled Owl

    Posted by John Kelsey on September 15, 2022

    One morning I got up early and went out with my Coolpix P 1000 to get some shots of the sunrise. The light in the sky was promising with the gathering dawn showing a warm red glow. I drove to one of my favorite morning spots in my area where the NY State Barge Canal runs through. That canal runs through the route of the original Erie Canal from West to East across NY State and has an unimpeded look at the sun rising over the water at certain times of the year. It was before I had coffee so I wasn't completely awake yet. I took a few promising images, returned to my car, and had to fish through my pockets to get my keys. I set the camera on the roof of the car. I dropped a glove and had to retrieve it from under the car. I then got in the car and drove onto the ramp that lead back to the road. As I turned onto the road I heard a scraping noise from the roof and looked in the rearview mirror to see the P1000 bouncing down the road behind me, tumbling and rolling along with the viewfinder extended and the lens cap bouncing along as well. I shouted NOOOOOO! and hit the brakes. I had to divert oncoming morning commuters on the road at my own peril, waving my arms, and looking like a crazy person. I was sure the camera was finished and I thought, that's what I get for going out to shoot and drive my car before I was fully awake. I got into the car with what I was certain was a destroyed camera. I pulled into a parking lot and examined the it. It has scrapes on the electronic viewfinder and on the edge of the lens structure. But it turned on and worked perfectly. I couldn't believe it! I thought I was going to have to invest in another model. I've since used this camera for the last year with no ill effects on the operation. It's an incredibly well-made tool. Kudos to the people who designed it.

  • 5

    Best for long reach

    Posted by Jay Jay on July 6, 2022

    I had a B700 for a number of years and really liked it, but it recently got damaged when I tripped on a trail.I decided to go for this as a replacement. With the long zoom means I can go from phtographing a bee on a flower to a hawk in a tree 160 feet away without changing (or carrying) lenses. I find the image stabilization quite good, though at the very long range, just like a spotting scope, holding it steady by hand is difficult (this is more an issue of the magnification, not the fault of the camera). Recommend carrying at least a monopod for those times. Very good for someone who is not looking to go all in on the cost of a full frame setup.The only negatives are size and weight (though it weighs FAR less than a mirrorless SLR with long lenses). As an only camera, that might be a bit large, but as I also have a small compact zoom camera for times I don't need that power, this really fits the bill. There is nothing else like this.

  • 2

    Greatly disappointed that Mode Dial failed after only two years of use

    Posted by Carol Ann Graves on June 27, 2022

    I was quite happy with this camera, and got two years of use out of it. At that point, the Mode Dial failed, and the camera’s function was profoundly diminished.The P1000 was my fourth Nikon camera. (My first was a COOLPIX P500. I replaced that camera with a COOLPIX P610. After that, I purchased a COOLPIX W300 underwater camera that I’m still using. The P1000 replaced the P610.) I used the camera almost exclusively to photograph wildlife, mostly birds, and often used the Bird-Watching mode. I also used the Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, and a number of the Scene modes, especially Sports. I was quite happy with the combination of simplicity, 125x optical zoom, and compact form factor of the P1000. My only major complaint before the camera failed was what seemed to be the very slow speed of writing images to memory. I often missed photos as I was waiting for the previous batch of images to be stored.My P1000 failed after two years of use. The Mode Dial failed – instead of moving smoothly and stopping distinctly at each setting, it moved loosely, and the shooting mode shown by the indicator no longer matched reality. I would normally switch between modes with some frequency, but I could no longer trust the Mode Dial to work reliably. I had to leave it on one setting all the time, because if I changed the setting, it was very difficult to get it back to a different desired setting, and impossible to do so quickly. In photographing wildlife, it’s often critical to be able to change camera settings quickly. The camera had a one year warranty, and it failed after just two years of use, so I can’t really complain too much, but none of my previous Nikon cameras ever failed – I simply upgraded to a new camera after about four years of use. If Nikon had a new and improved model to replace the P1000 available now, I would probably just order that one, but I don’t want to purchase another P1000, since this one failed so catastrophically. It’s maddening that the very nice optics and most other features of this camera are perfectly fine, while the tiny but critical Mode Dial failed after only two years of use. It’s possible that the Mode Dial could be fixed easily and inexpensively, but I haven’t looked into that. I’ve never had to have a camera repaired before.

  • 5

    The most versatile Camera you will ever own and find for $1000!

    Posted by Christopher Goodfellow on June 25, 2022

    I was a longtime Canon devotee starting my digital journey with them from the original G2 4 mp , then the D20 and then a D5 mk111 and all the lenses…but I needed a light camera to go hiking in Utah five years ago and I needed good dzoom. I bought a Nikon P900 and it turned out to be my go to camera for birding. Then came the P1000 I bought three years ago. I really haven’t toughed my Canon for a long time. The P 1000 is heavier than the P900 but it is still easy to backpack or chest carry. Fantastic zoom and yes you can get clear sharp images if you know what you are doing. There are drawbacks and that’s the slow focus but as you get to use the camera over time you can anticipate those moments and have the don’t camera set up for the shot. I’m talking about getting birds in flight in sharp focus. The shots are great for showing on iPads or tablets. The limited size of the ccd means 16 megapixel so not great for blowing up in large sizes but for web work you can get great sharp in focus shots that fit the bill. Now after three years I am waiting for Nikon,to produce a new P1100 ? More pixels say 24-32 and maybe step up that autofocus. I don’t think more zoom beyond 3000 is necessary…that’s good enough for me. I would just like a full frame maybe? and faster autofocus. These cameras are fantastic for travelling like for safaris etc. You don’t have a bunch of cumbersome lenses. And here is a final tip… as the SD card fills up the writing seems to slow down…I guess that got so,etching to do with the file directories? Anyway I don’t buy any car over 64Gig….and I have several when I go to shoot. I download and reformat these cards and the write speed stays up there . Don’t bog down in 128, 256 or 512 gig cards thinking that’s better. They aren’t and by employing smaller capacity cards you are more likely to backup and reformat . Cards can fail, get wet, get hot, get lost…don’t lose all your trip by thinking it’s smart to have a one TB card. They are probably the most versatile camera you will ever own. Come on NIKON a roll out a new model or let us know when it’s coming to market?