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Top half of my pictures are darker.....Nikon D70..

This just started the other day. When I take pictures, the top half of the picture looks like it has a shadow straight across the screen.

I reformatted the card, but still have the same issue...Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance, Scott

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Re: Top half of my pictures are darker.....Nikon D70..

First clarifying question: Does the same thing happen with different lenses? If so, the problem is in the camera. If not, the problem is in the lens. A camera store will let you try different lenses if you only have one yourself.

Have you tried to clean the sensor? Perhaps it has become dirty?

Have you tried importing the pictures directly on a different computer? Maybe it's something in the transfer between camera and computer.

I'm not aware of any in-camera digital effects that would cause this, but I recommend doing a complete camera reset using the on-board menu. Start from factory-fresh and see if it still happens.

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

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