Nikon's smallest and lightest 35mm SLR provides superior performance in a classic Nikon design with buttons and dials conveniently placed to facilitate use. Auto mode setting removes guesswork from picture taking. Five Vari-Program modes tailored to specific scenes and subjects, such as portrait, landscape, close-up, sports continuous and night portrait. Large LCD panel with easy-to-read characters simplifies mode selection and monitoring. Complete selection of exposure modes including Auto-Multi Program, Shutter-Priority Auto, Aperture-Priority Auto and Manual settings deliver precise exposure control, expanding creative potential. Exposure Compensation and Auto Exposure Bracketing are extremely helpful when shooting under complicated lighting situations, or when experimenting with different exposure settings. 5-segment 3D Matrix Metering supported by Nikon's on-board DataBase of over 30,000 stored images in all Auto Modes ensure proper exposures. Full-time AF operation with every AF Nikkor lens. Nikon's exclusive Dynamic AF technology with Closest Subject Priority automatically selects corresponding AF sensors at 1.5 fps. World-class autofocus system features three separate AF areas, enabling wide horizontal coverage. Built-in Speedlight automatically pops up to fire in low-light or backlit conditions in Auto and Vari-Program Modes (except landscape and sports continuous). Comprehensive features include Slow Sync, Red Eye Reduction and Red Eye Reduction with Slow Sync. Matrix Balanced Fill Flash fills in or eliminates shadows in bright-light situations and automatically balances foreground and background illuminations for stunning results. Other Controls - Exposure Compensation from +/- 2 EV in 1/2 EV steps, 3 Frame Auto Exposure Bracketing in 1/2 EV steps, Built-in Diopter, Multiple Exposure Control and AF Assist Illuminator for low light shooting.