Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?
Every time i take a photo with no Nikon D40 i end up with a blurred dark spot towards the cener of the view finder? what can this be?
Do you only see the spot in the viewfinder or does it appear on the photos? Could be dust on either the sensor or the focusing screen.
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