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Re: nikon d50 highlights problem
That's the overexposed highlights display, to warn you when highlight details may be lost. Disable it by pressing the up arrow twice. First press shows you the histogram, second press shows pic only, no other info. It will remember this setting for all photos display (until you change it).
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Go to menu then to my folders,press ok then it will say phone memory,hit options and then open.There are 3 folders,audio,images and photos,highlight photos and it should show a list of your pics just hit on the pic and hit view.
I'm going to assume you're talking about the picture review on the back display. If I'm wrong, please please let me know.
You're seeing the highlights. Those are the areas of the picture that are overexposed and thus have lost all detail. That's not necessarily an error, though often it is. The proper solution is to reduce the exposure and shoot again.
The quick solution is to press Up or Down on the multiselector while viewing the picture to change your view of the picture. The camera provides several different views, including Highlights, Histogram, and several screens of Image Data.
There is nothing wrong with the camera. You're looking at the highlight view of your pictures. These are the bright areas in your picture that have been overexposed and thus all detail has been "blown-out." If you look at those areas in Photoshop, you should see that they are pure white.
Usually, the correct fix is to reduce exposure so as to preserve highlight detail. This runs the risk of losing shadow detail at the other end, but loss of detail in shadows is generally considered more acceptable than losing detail in highlights. Of course, sometimes you want to lose highlight details, just as sometimes you want your subject to go dark and show up only as a silhouette. That's an artistic decision, far beyond the scope of this question.
Getting back to the view on the back of the LCD, you can press up/down on the multiselector to get different views of the current picture. One shows you the histogram (which is another whole different topic), another shows you technical details about the photo, and one will show you the photo with nothing else. Pick the one you want. Play with them. Read the technical details.
Back in the old days, photographers carried notepads and pencils so they could jot down exactly this information. One of the advantages of digital photography is that this information is recorded automatically and stored with the images.
You are probably viewing the preview screen in "Highlight" mode. To fix this, use the dial button at the back of the D80 and click up (or down) to see another depiction of the preview screen. It will show you different options until you can see the normal picture without the flashing highlights. Hope this helps.
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