Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera ?

Blinking black in play mode!!!! PLEASEEEEE HELLLPP

\015 I take my picture, nicely, then while in play mode, i view the picture as i notice that all the highlighted parts in the picture begin to flicker and blink black and white. HELP?!\015

Answers :


If this is the same as my Nikon this is the overexposed highlight display option.
This shows areas of the photograph that are overexposed slightly.

On my Nikon I use the up and down arrows on the back to cycle the LCD display options.
Stop when you get a display that does not flash.
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