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Camera stuck on auto mode

Hi I have a Nikon D70 which has been wonderful up to date, I have been using it mostly on manual mode but today I put it on auto to see what it shot like. I rotated the mode switch back to manual but the camer is stuck in auto, no matter what mode I put it in..MASP, it won't change from performing in auto. anyone have any idea's? I didn't think it would work but I re installed the firmware, in hope, however it changed nothing. hope someone can help. thanks layneh

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Re: Camera stuck on auto mode

Have you tried removing the batterypack for 10 - 12 hours and again reinsert and check.

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I have a Nikon D70 (with a 18-55mm lens) and have always used it in Auto mode. It suddenly stopped working in auto mode...won't take the picture at all. Did I break the lens??? If I tip the camera back...

Hi tina549, do any of your other lens auto focus? If so then it may be this lens. If they do not then look on the right side of the lens mount (with camera facing you) there is the AF and M switch. Something to try is clean the electrical contacts on both the D70 and the lens. When I had a D70s the auto focus was giving me fits, worked sometimes then it did not so I traded it for the D80. The 18-55 lens is a nice lens however, it is not the most robust of lens.

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Nikon D70 data imprint

Sorry for the long answer, but this is complicated.

Some photo editors will allow you to set them up to display the date on the photo.

HOWEVER on all digital cameras:

The date taken is part of the image data that is stored in the file, but not as part of the image. If you print directly from the D70, you can set the date and data to print in one of the menus, but this only applies if you print from the camera. There is no way to actually put the date on the image like there used to be in some film cameras. Since the "picture" is now just a set of computer data bits stored on a card, disk, or other medium, the actual picture is defined by the jpeg standard, which is part of the ANSI/ISO/IEC organization. A camera manufacturer could add an extra bit of hardware to generate some kind of laser mark on the digital sensor in the camera, but I'm not aware of any camera that has this. For sure, the D70 does not.

In the various softwares that you can buy to read the file, the information in the file (like the date) can be interpreted and printed any way the software is programmed, including putting it somewhere on the printed output.

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Cant take any pictures ... code reads off r33 what does that mean

check to see if auto lever on rear is on dot. I accidentally moved mine and camera would not focus or fire when I was in automatic mode. I went to manual and everything was okay. Switched back to full auto and had same old problem.

Mar 01, 2009 | Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-70mm Lens

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If you shoot in Auto mode, the camera will not allow you to turn off the flash when it senses that it is needed.

To use the camer without the flash, change the mode to Program ("P"). Once it's in P mode, the flash will not fire as long as it's in the down position. When you want to use the flash, press the speedlight release button (the one with the little lightning bolt near the mode select dial).

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switch off the camera.Remove the battery from the camera,after two minutes reload the battery.Switch on ok?
If not, using the reset option you can correct it.
If not, if you have warranty leave it with seller

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I don't think there is really any such thing as a 100% "natural picture". What your eyes see and what film or a sensor "see" are not the same. All photos are manipulated to some degree whether it be from the type of film or the digital "modes" you use. If you would have shot with a film such as Velvia, the greens may have been more "stellar" or maybe too green. There are a number of settings you can use to get the results more to your liking with a D70, or shoot NEF and post process to your liking. Your exposure will make a difference so you may want to bracket.

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