Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?
I'm trying to take pictures without the flash but
\015 I'm trying to take pictures with my Nikon D40 without the flash but the shutter speed is really slow. I am trying to take up close pictures of my son. It works fine on the other settings. What am I doing wrong?\015
You can shoot at faster shutter speeds if you raise the ISO setting. Also, turning up the lights will help.
Hi. my flash light will not pop up on my nikon 40x, i have to do it manualy with a knife(Swiss army of course), and theres a burning smell if i dont do it.so are there solutions out there please?
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