Having problems with your Nikon D50 Digital Camera ?

Dropped Nikon Camera Sadness

\015 Hello,I own a Nikon D50 with standard 18-55mm lens and a zoom. I dropped the shoulder bag I was carrying the camera in and realized that the lens had snapped out of the body from the impact. (one small tab that keeps the lens attached and secured had broken off. minor) But now, the camera won't create an image that is properly lit. The images are latent and darkened. I swapped a zoom lens into place and the results are the same. I know I need to have the camera serviced but does anyone know what might have occurred in the fall?In the lcd it is the word ''highlights'' in the lower left when a photo is taken, with or without a flash.Thanks for trying.Al\015

Answers :

Hi Al
not sure if i can help here but will try.
Ive not owned the D50 but i have the feeling the highlights function is similar to other cameras in the Nikon range.

On your cursor when viewing an image, just press down on the cursor maybe once or twice to remove the highlights .This is just a pointer for you like the histogram.

Now it seems like you may have damaged the sensor and will not collect enough light.

Try setting the camera to A = aperture priority and take a shot in bright light...no flash.

Are the images still dark ?

If so raise your iso to 800 and shutter speed to 1/250 at F5.6 aperture in mode S =shutter priority and take the shot in bright conditions.

Are the shots still dark ?

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