Having problems with your Nikon D200 Body Only Digital Camera ?

Recently when looking through the viewfinder of my d200 everything is dark making it impossible to take a reliable shot. i thought it may be the battery so i recharged it to no avail any suggestions welcome



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It sounds like you have manually adjusted the aperture on the lens, letting less light in and hence a dark image in the viewfinder.
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