Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera ?

Nikon D80 Dark Viewfinder and Slow Shutter Speed

\015 Hi, \015\012I have owned my Nikon D80 for the past 2 years now and just recently encountered a problem with it. I was taking some pictures at a baby shower when my viewfinder suddenly went dark (about 50% less light). I was using my friend's Nikkor 50mm 1.4 lens for the first time so I thought maybe this had something to do with the aperture or something of that sort. When I remove the lens and put it back on I can see clearly through the viewfinder until I take a picture again and it goes back to dark. Same thing happens if I put the lens back on and push the DOF preview button. What's the problem with my camera? I have put on various lenses and this is done on each and every one of them. Please help me out.\015

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At first it sounds like a faulty aperture blade that is stuck after your first press. However you mentioned that this happened in other lenses as well. Seems to me that there is a problem with your camera (e.g. mirror lockup problem or something else). Pls have it looked at by Nikon
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