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Nikon d50 highlights problem

When viewing the pictures on the screen it shows me the highlights in the photo. how do i disable this?

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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).

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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    Izzy miles Oct 16, 2013

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