Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens ?

Dark downloads my indoor shots look fine on the camera monitor but when downloaded everyone is near black and has to be edited. even when directly downloaded from the camera... i took 100+ shots of a wedding this weekend...thats a lot of editing i shouldnt have to do...any ideas??? thanks...


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Go under the Shooting Menue and select Optimize image and then choose Custom.  You will see Tone Compensation.  This adjusts the contrast for the photos you will take.   It could be that this is set too high.  Try out various setting and check your printouts.  It may help to set the White Balance for Auto as well.    If you want to quickly set all of these settings back to the factory default, go under the Custom Setting Menu, and choose Reset.   This should fix your problem.   Good luck.
I don't have this camera so I'm not sure about your pictures being dark but. There is an easy way to fix them in bulk.

Google makes a great application called Picasa that will let you do simple edits to many images at once.

http://picasa.google.com/

I suspect you could lighten all your pictures easily with this software instead of one at a time.
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