The wide array of digital cameras offered today from Nikon range from the entry level point and shoot to professional digital SLR.
The "Life" L Series point and shoots are good quality and easy to use; and the thin and compact "Style" S Series cameras are stylish and perform very well in most situations.
There are several different 'bridge' cameras that give SLR like quality with point and shoot like size. These cameras include the "Performance" P series.
Professionals worldwide have chosen Nikon digital SLRs for years, and with good reason! Nikon DSLRs start with excellent consumer level cameras and keep on improving all the way to the top of the line flagship D3x. You won't go wrong with a new Nikon digital camera!