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My camera is 2 stops under exposing whenever I want to take a photo. I did a bit of search and seems like it's very common issue for this model. I got advised to buy SQ BASE PLATE UNIT . I was wondering if I buy this unit is there any easy suggestion to replace the part. Thanks very much..

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Aperture issue is related to SQ Base Unit and this part must be replaced. I found this vendor on ebay ;

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SOURCE: my camera (Nikon D40) is doing a long click

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try using a different usb port. might be the pc just can't detect your cam.

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Your pictures are most probably distorted because of camera shake.
If you invest in a Nikon lens with VR = vibration reduction or a Sigma hsm os = optical stabilization, this will allow you to shoot at slower speeds and will reduce camera shake.

The most obvious problem will be shooting in low light conditions without vr or os...this will give blurred images.You will need to up the iso and shutter speed with a wide aperture to achieve more stable images.
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Hi there, you mentioned continuous shooting right. Your mean Sequence mode? One click and 7- 12 continue image sequence wise? If its then the problem is, your camera battery is not good now. He is not able to give required power supply to you camera flash. When few snaps done after the he loss his battery power & flash power going under(-) & your camera motor going slow, that's why shutter not open and close proper time. And the final result is whiter & whiter images. Hope you understand, what i am saying. So change the battery & buy a new original battery.
Thanks & waiting for your feedback.

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