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R 07 I have a d40 and in auto mode when you press shutter button r 07 comes up on viewfinder and no flash or shutter goes off.iI keep trying over and over and eventually shots.maybee it is a focus problem even though in auto focus.Regards Tommy.

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Certainly sounds like the mirror is stuck or even been dislodged.

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Today, my Nikon d40 was showing an error message "press shutter button to release" and was taking very dark photos. Now, the error message is gone, but all photos are still very dark, even with...


Hi,1) Your camera has damage to the aperture control mechanism.
2) If you look in the viewfinder the image darkened, mayhave bent the aperture control lever.
In one must turn for service.
In two carefully can solve
You can also check whether the mechanism malfunctions diaphragm aperture setting to full and see that this does not close completely,pressing the shutter release button.
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How to set up nikon d40 white balance


You have to be in one of the PSAM modes.

Press the Info button on the back. Navigate to the WB entry and press OK. Choose the desired WB and press OK.

One of the options is PRE, where the camera can measure the light and set the WB appropriately. Place a neutral gray or white object under the lighting you'll be using. Select White Balance>White Balance Preset, highlight Measure, and press Right on the multiselector. Highlight Yes and press Right. Frame the reference object so it fills the viewfinder and press the shutter release button. If all goes well the camera responds with "Data acquired.

It's actually easier to do than to describe (or read about). Get the manual out, try it a couple of times, and it'll quickly become second nature.

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Error code says press shutter release button again


I e-mailed nikon for this same problem. Their solution was to take out the memory card and press the shutter release button in the demo mode. To get to the demo mode you first need to go to custom menu/controls/no memory card?/press ok/ arrow down to enable release and press ok. Now you are ready to try solving this problem. Press the shutter release button to see if it will reset the shutter release button. I haven't tried it yet but it is worth a try.

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Make sure you're not shooting on no-flash auto mode. Also, in P, A, and M modes you'll have to press the flash button on the side of the camera by the lens mount in order for the flash to pop up. If it's not popping on regular auto mode, make sure you don't have it disabled in the menu.

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If you are talking about viewing the shot you just took, press the "info" button on the top of the camera (next to the shutter button), that will turn the LCD on and off.

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Nikon D40 will not flash


The lightning bolt icon in viewfinder blinks when flash is not ready, this can happen if flash doesnt pop up all the way, or if flash strobe tube is bad.

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Take the lens off and continue pressing the shutter untill it doesn't react anymore, you should then have a normal menu without the error message.Put your lens on and you're all sorted.Cheaper and less hassle than sending it to Nikon.
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When the camera is in auto focus mode, it will not take the picture until it locks onto a subject. If there is not enough light, the camera will "hunt" for something to focus on. Since it can't define any edges, it won't allow the shutter to release.

The D40 base model does NOT have a powered focus lever for autofocus, so if the autofocus is not working, suspect the lens.

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