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Bracketing won't work

I wish to set the D80 so that it takes three shots with each exposure, an unmodified one and one a step above and one a step below. I've carefully followed the manual and set the 'bracketing' options. However upon taking the shot, the playback shows only one exposure in the memory.
If anyone has idea what I'm doing wrong, I'd be very grateful for their suggestions. Thanks in advance.
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Did you take the pictures in automatic mode or are you taking them in Program or Manual mode? Try switching modes. it sounds like you are looking to get different exposures for a given scene, so I'm guessing you are looking to take better photographs. Let me know about your other shooting variables that are set on the camera and I'll let you know.

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