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I have Nikon D 40 camera. Recently noticed on taking photos when image is displayed on camera, white areas in photo flash on and off

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  • kshaw1569 Nov 03, 2008

    The problem started when I inadvertantly pressed the Fn button?
    I have recehecked all settings after a reset,the actual photograph does not appear to suffer any quality issues at all.

  • kshaw1569 Nov 03, 2008

    Very many thanks, saved me some money and embarrassment. Now I need to know how to fix.

  • kshaw1569 Nov 03, 2008

    What do I have to do to remove problem in camera settings?

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This feature and the flashing white areas are just information to you on how your exposure settings are working for that shot. You can then examine the histogram and make adjustments to your exposure setting to compensate if you want. There is nothing wrong with your camera. The feature is not a warning or fault, its information for you to use.

The flashing white points are just the 'hotest' or 'highlight' areas of your image. You can adjust these later in camera or in your program on your computer.

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Hi,
There is a problem with the CCD sensor or the LCD on the camera. You need to get the same checked with the Nikon repair technician.As camera require special tools to service.


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