Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?
Takes photo and then nothing
\015 Camera acts like it is taking a photo. Shutter fires, flash goes off but photo is black. Looks like I left the lens cap on. I have switched lenes same problem. Any ideas?\015
Hello. Your problem description lacks some detail. First, try a different SD card in the camera - format it IN THE CAMERA. If you are saying that when attempting to view the new shot on the LCD, results in this situation, then is the other information provided (by pressing the up/down) - shot number, details, etc.? Otherwise, if the LCD just remains black, try shutting down the camera and removing the battery and replacing it. ALWAYS SHUT THE CAMERA OFF before removing or inserting the battery or the SD card. If this doesn't address the issue, post additional information.
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