Question about Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
Lens is bad and being returned to seller.
Posted on Nov 06, 2008
Is see your problem here.
You are shooting with A mode. That is Aperture priority. In the properties that show u use ISO 200, f5.6 and 1/60. ISO 200 for indoor shot was way to low for indoor shooting without external flash. even your flash doest fire at all. See properties > flash mode. F5.6 will produce dark picture. Use the smallest aperture you can. I believe it can go down until f3.5.
You cant simply hope you will take picture under that setting. Use maximum ISO accepted, I beleive that the D40 can go untill 1600 but at 800 it has produce noise. Set your camera to M mode, shutter to 1/60 (under this your image will blur. I think without flash help this also will blur. hehe) and aperture to F 3.5. Set your internal flash to i-TTL mode.
You must understand that without external flash, you cant simply get well lighted picture indoor. Plus d40 doesnt have VR function. It is advice you buy SB600 for a good companion.
Dont compare a DSLR with Compact. Why compact can take clear picture with its internal flash?? the answer is the sensor size. DSLR use larger sensor rather than compact. These diffrence will appear if you enlarge the picture. Try google for explanation.
hope these help.
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
Is it set to auto? if not i suggest you check the aperture and shutter speed setting :)
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 25, 2017 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera
Mar 01, 2011 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...
Feb 21, 2011 | Cameras
Jun 28, 2010 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Nov 01, 2009 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...
Jan 01, 2009 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Dec 28, 2008 | Nikon D200 Digital Camera with 18-200mm...
Oct 01, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...
Apr 27, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Apr 11, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera
158 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!