Having problems with your Nikon D60 Digital Camera ?

Photos are dark despite settings saying they're ok

\015 When i take photos on auto or manual they are always too dark. this happened all of a sudden and i don't know why. a friend was trying the camera and may have pressed something. camera is nikon d60\015

Answers :

Hi
It is possible that the EV control has been switched on. This will look like this +/- and is usally set to 0. Try that perhaps.
I am uncertain what you mean by MANUAL since if it is true manual control of exposure the whole point is that you can select the level of brightness you want.
Best of luck
marti
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