Question about Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-70mm Lens

1 Answer

D70 photos not sharp - no matter which lens I use.

D70 photos not sharp -- I've had a D70 for a few years now, and one challenge has always been to achieve crisp shots indoors and out. I have adjusted just about every thing I can think of, and perhaps improved sharpness slightly. Any ideas others than just get a new camera body style?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 51 Answers

D70 produces lovely crisp images as long as the lens is pretty good.  This sounds like a camera body that needs a service.,,

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Blurred edges


blurring occurs not depending on ISO, i think the lens is the problem. try to clean the lens glass carefully, is there some grease stick on the lens? if not it might be dislocated one of the lens structure.
have you try another lens?

Jul 26, 2013 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera will not power up changed battery just went dead Nikon D70


Fixing a Dead Nikon D70 - Green Blinking Light My first-generation Nikon D70, which I bought the day it was released to the market a few years back, died on me a few months ago. Without a card in it, it won't start, and when you insert a CF card in the slot, the green data-access indicator flashes on and off. If I hold down the Menu button, the menu flashes on and off along with the green LED.
d70_87x1.jpgAs it turns out, this is a known problem with the original Nikon D70 cameras, and Nikon USA has a service bulletin out on the camera body. They'll repair it free of charge.
So, if you have the same problem, visit this service bulletin page, http://nikonusa.com/Service-And-Support/Service-Advisories/D70-Service-Advisory.page click on the D70, and you can access a PDF file that you'll need to print, fill out and send to Nikon along with your camera body. Be sure to take your camera strap off and remove the battery, and don't send any lenses or other accessories.
Mine's on it's way to Nikon now - they say the turnaround is five days (plus shipping time).

May 28, 2009 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

1 Answer

Pictures come out white, overexposed


I had a similar problem, turn off the camera, remove the lens, reseat the lens and turn on the camera. In my case, one of the plastic threads that holds the lens in place was broken and I had to do this a couple times during shoots. I eventually replaced the mounting bracket and have had no problems since.

May 25, 2009 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

1 Answer

R05 problem using d70, camera will not take a photo in autofocus


It is actually an error message generated by your compact flash and means that the card is no longer readable. A lot of D70 owners have reported this error without being able to find another solution other than reinserting the card or changing the card to a different brand. You could also try cleaning out the memory card slot and check to see that all pins are aligned and not bent.
Good Luck,
Jeff

Mar 01, 2009 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

1 Answer

Grainey photos


Hi,
Firstly check the ISO setting isnt up high, this will introduce more noise than a lower setting.

A reset may help press and hold the +/- and AF buttons for more than 2 seconds (page 44 of the manual)

else there is a full reset button just below the USB port (page 129 of the manual)
you can download the manual from ftp://ftp.nikon-euro.com/Manuals/ppY_QFonPh/D80-En_05.pdf or
http://services.yesmembers.net/yes/content/D80_en.pdf

Unlikely but possible, depends what you mean by grainy, check the sensor hasnt a fine coating of dust, not on a nikon but I had a kind of grainy effect after photographing in a print works where they used a very fine dust, I foolishly changed lenses and was left with a fine dust coating on the sensor which gave a speckled/grainy effect...

best of luck

May 26, 2008 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

1 Answer

It wont focus or take pictue


Hey harleymomma,
If the d70 is set to AF-S mode focus has to be achieved for the shutter to be allowed to take the photo. In some exposure modes the aperture must be locked down on the smallest aperture. I would also make sure the contacts are clean that allow communication between the body and the lens. Of course you need to make sure the body and the lens are set to autofocus. If none of this works I would have it looked at by an authorized service technician. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

May 20, 2008 | Tokina AF 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 ATX840AF...

2 Answers

Blurry pictures


Just returned from trip to Cuba..most photos taken outside and few inside...all photos were exc. or good except the ones I used with the telephoto feature. Had I left it on the W feature,these photos would have been ok...also make sure the focus ring lens adj. is not on the macro imaging feature..found that focus ring lens setting sometimes moved when I put the camera into its case
Pancho-poppa..

Feb 10, 2008 | Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Nikon d70


Check the depth of field preview with the lens on and the camera on. If the aperture does not react, it may be a problem with the lens rather than the camera. Check the camera with another lens if you have one.

Dec 26, 2007 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

2 Answers

Scratch appears in photo's


The nice curvy pattern looks like a hair but I supposed it could be something else. Are you sure you've cleaned both the front and back of the lens?

Sep 19, 2005 | Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens

2 Answers

Black marks on pictures


It appears that you have dust on your sensor that is recording in the same place on each image. It is a common problem with digital cameras. If you are adept at cleaning the sensor yourself, it is a relatively easy chore. However, if you have any doubts about it, take it to a reputable camera dealer and let them do it.

Sep 19, 2005 | Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-70mm Lens Logo

Related Topics:

190 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nikon Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 Answers

Ric Donato

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

Are you a Nikon Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...