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NIKON D70s ... dark shadows at bottom of picture at high shutter speed

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Incorrect metering I have a Nikon D40x. About every 100 or so frames that i take, there is a problem with the Nikon Metering system. It incorrectly chooses the Aperture and Shutter Speed. Outdoors, it sometimes overexposes pictures. Indoors, it makes them very dark or black. Should i take this in to get it fixed? I have extended warranty...Alas, this is an intermittent problem. Thoughts?

It may be a problem with the camera, but you should be using the manual modes....they are much more accurate. if you are worried about it being a defect issue, then send it in.....I have one also, and have found it to be a bit slow on the ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

What should I set the Nikon D80 on to take basketball pictures? when I put it on the lowest aperage I still have a little blurring. On auto it is too dark and when I put it on shutter speed it was also too dark

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When I take a photo with my Nikon D90 in auto mode and flash i get a dark spot on the bottom of the image on the lcd that resembles a shadow. there is no shadow in the picture. What is casuing this?

This is more than likely a shadow from your lens. The on-camera flash is in a fairly low position, and I am able to duplicate your description when using my D200 on-camera flash and a physically longer lens- in my case a 28-70 F2.8 lens. Using a hot- ... Digital Cameras

I was at a basketball game last night and taking pictures with the d80 and the 55-200 lens. All of the pictures I took in auto focus were blurry. I changed it to the S mode with shutter speed at 4000 and those pictures came out completely dark with nothing in the picture. I changed the setting to the sports mode and the shutter speed is not fast enough because I have the same issue with blurring or out of focus.

Hi and welcome to FixYa.\015\012\015\012I could go into a long disertation about your camera settings and what you should use, but I should let Ken explain it. I read this a couple of months ago (because I love photography too)! He has so ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Dark pictures I have a Canon EOS REbel T2 with the standard 28-90 lens. It had been working fine, but now my pictures are (almost all) coming out very dark and grainy. Further, I note that if I turn the camera 90 degrees to that a "portrait" picture -- 6" tall and 4" wide, I see a dark rectangle in the picture in the bottom right quadrant. I always set the camera to full program (the green rectangle). I have been using Fuji 400 speed file of late. Do you have any idea what I"m doing wrong?

Check whether the ISO rating set in the camera is correct. Also, if the images are grainy and dark, it may be an issue with the exposure. ... Canon EOS Rebel T2 with 28-90 lens 35mm Film Camera

Dark Pictures I have been trying to photograph nite shots of the exterior of my house with the landscape lighting on. I am trying to use slower shutter speeds with a tripod and timer but they still keep coming out dark. Any assistance on settings (shutter speed, aperature or other) would be greatly appreciated.

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Nikon D80 Dark Viewfinder and Slow Shutter Speed

At first it sounds like a faulty aperture blade that is stuck after your first press. However you mentioned that this happened in other lenses as well. Seems to me that there is a problem with your camera (e.g. mirror lockup problem or something el ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera

Nikon D80 with a Sigma Lens (80 to 200 I think). In manual mode, often shutter won't release - this was a close up of a hummingbird with a fast shutter speed. Internal light meter showed underexposed, but the background was dark green. Initially, the shutter released, but later would not operate either with a remote, or by manually depressed the shutter release button. Switching back to auto, the camera seemed to work fine, but in this mode could not get the desired shutter speed. In full manual

In full manual, yes it should. ... Digital Cameras

Nikon D40 pictures taken but too dark even in AUTO mode with flash on a bright day. also, some days ago I had the Shutter release error message while taking some photos. After that, the camera is acting weird, pictures sometimes are taken but the picture is always dark, although flash is used and AUTO mode selected. I do not see the error message anymore, but the camera simply do not take pictures properly. I tried formatting, etc with no result.

Make sure flash is on your flash on cam is sticking. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Dark Picture I just got my D80 and started taking pictures with it at my nephew's birthday party and noticed that the pictures were dark and the shutter speed is slow but I don't know how to change it! Help!

I am assuming the following two things.\015\012\015\0121. The part was indoors.\015\0122. You are using the 18-135 mm lens with the Nikon D80.\015\012\015\012The problem with shooting indoors is that not enough light goe ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Fuzzy pictures My canon A540 used to take lovely pictures and lately they are all blurry except for in very bright sunlight- even when I use the flash. It's on a high shutter speed, I think... please help, it's ruining pictures of my baby!

If you have not dropped your camera or otherwise caused damage that would explain the change, then you should first check the settings.  Your camera has both automatic and manual exposure controls.  From what you wrote I expect you want to ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

Continuous shooting I'm new to this so bare with me. I just got my Nikon D60 and I want to shoot pictures in continuous mode. I set it on manual, go into the menu and change it to continuous. I rotate the dial so it changes the shutter speed but when I take pictures it's just a black screen. As a matter of fact any time I try to take a picture in M it's just black. I'm hoping that there is just a setting I need to change and there's not something wrong with my camera. Thanks.

Hey man. Im not sure how new you are but basically i think your problem is you need to decrease the shutter speed to around 1/200-1/250 of a second and increase the apeture to around f10/12 and see if that works. If your operating at a high shutter s ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

I'm getting a thick blak line from the bottom of the picture horizontally when I take a picture with my canon 30D shutter speed 400 upwards. the line gets higher and higher till at 2000 it covers

Use Digital lens its form only when u use manual lens ... Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera

Hi. I have a Nikkon D3000, a Sigma 105mm lens, and a round flash ring. I have the settings as: ISO: 200, Shutter Speed: 1/200, F25 for close teeth photos and F8 for face shots. Now I am a dentist and first time user of this camera got the settings from a dental photography website. The proble is: When I take pictures with the flash ring on they turn up black, without the flash ring on and the camera flash on, the pictures turn out clear buy very dark. What am I doing wrong? Thanks.

How does the camera do when you try to shoot completely on "auto"? ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

Whenever I take indoor pictures with my D40, the shutter speed is really slow. Sometimes it says "subject is too dark" and the pictures all turn out blurry. HELP!

You could set the ISO to a higher number or use the flash. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

I have a Nikon D90, after taking a series of pictures, when I down load them to my computer I notice that the camera has taken two picuters of each subject, one is bright and the other is dark and in shadow, how do I set the camera so I only produce one picture each time?

You have auto-bracketing on. It's the little button labled "bkt" by the D90 logo in the front. ... Nikon DSLR D90 Digital Camera

My shutter speed has to now be put on a low speed like 80 for the brightness to be good enough. i used to be able to easily put it on 320 so it was high quality and bright. now it has to be a low quality picture. i usually use the Tv setting but its not just that setting. please help

Have you tried raising the ISO setting? How about "exposure compensation"? Try a higher setting there. ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

Over exposure The exposure settings on the camera have suddenly become fixed - I can't change them either through fixing shutter speed, OEV, or any other settings. Even tried a factory reset by selecting 'initialize' from the menu, but the problem persists. High or low exposure settings are visible on the viewfinder (i.e. changing the settings shows the picture getting darker or lighter on the screen), but once the picture is shot, it's fixed at an overexposed state.

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Shutter Speed Why is it that when I take a picture, if Im shaking or shivering just a bit, the picture comes out really blurred. Even when I change the shutter speed to 1/2000, the picture takes forever to snap. I think the shutter speed is so slow. I cant take ant action pictures without the person looking deformed... HELP!!

Two things to try, 1) The release button is a two stage process. Pushing the release button 1/2 way allows the camera to focus on the subject. It needs a few milli-seconds to do this. A full depress releases the shutter, but it you don't allow t ... DXG Technology DXG-608 Digital Camera

Shadow on bottom of picture when I use a flash and 12 mm lens

Are you using a lens hood? That could create the shadow. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Nikon D60 is suddenly taking very dark pictures

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Shutter speed Hi all, I just recently bought the s400, and I love the camera, though I will admit I was disappointed that I couldn't control the shutter speed. I am confused though, becuase looking at reviews and pictures taken by the s400 the author said what the shutter speed was - how could they possibly know that? Is there a way to tell what your shutter speed is? I can't figure it out .. It is said that shutter is best at 1/125 for motion pictures - so how will I know if thats what my sh

You can get much information from the EIXF file generated by the camera with each picture. i think you right click on the picture and select properties.\015\012\015\012Ed ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

My nikon D5200 seems as if its flash and shutter speed is out of time resulting in my photos being to dark to see or to bright to see

Check to make sure auto bracketing is not turned on. Otherwise send it to Nikon as it is under warranty (assuming you didn't drop it etc) ... Nikon Digital Cameras

NIKON D1X Hi I just bought a D1X nikon, in the full manual mode when I change the shutter speed, I can hear no change in the sound it makes when going from 125    to  16K.  However the image gets darker  as I increase the shutter speed.   Is it electronic shutter? Hence no physical increase in shutter speed? Thanks for help.

The shutter is a copal shutter and it does change . Try 125th speed haer the sound and then change to 1/15th . Also you can tell on your histragram inthe camera or the image on your display . ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera
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