San Si-road testing the new Nikon Coolpix 510

Milan, Italy

While in Milan for EuroCucina 2012, Digital Retailer has been road testing the brand new Nikon Coolpix P510. With the show wrapped up for another year, we took the camera out to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, part of the San Siro sporting precinct, to check out how this camera performs in a Serie A Class environment.

Here is broad shot of the stadium taken at zero zoom. All the photos shown on this page were taken from this position, including the shot above.

The players ready for action. Milan started very short favourites with the camel coats, so when Bologna took the lead, the Ultras were particularly hostile.

According to Wikipedia, Milan’s Ultras have traditionally been left-wing, a view challenged by club owner Silvio Berlusconi’s prime ministership of Italy.

Here are four Milan players remonstrating with the referee – this shot was taken from around 200 metres away, up in the nosebleeds.

To test out the full capabilities of the 42x optical zoom, I took this photo at 0x zoom. Take note of the two white squares just above the centre of this image.

Turns out those squares were formed by banners hanging across poles – a here is a nice 42x reminder of where we were.

Finally, to test out the Full HD video recording on the P510, I filmed this moment of play from first half – and around 200 metres away:

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