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I want to know what setting to put my Nikon D80 on

I want to know what settings to put my Nikon D80 on to achieve the soft candlelight effect?? How do you keep from getting the bright flash?? I am camera illiterate!

Also, is there a way to use my Nikon to take a b&w picture and highlight one object in the pic in color??

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Keep the camera in manual mode and increase ISO more than 800 and shutter speed should be low , for black &white picture go setup in pencil mark & go to black&white option

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How to use Nikon remote for D80


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Dec 31, 2009 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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My D80 nikon camera was not working specially on


Check the following:

- Make sure your lens is screwed on correctly. Try to remove it and put it on again.
- Make sure the dial is squarely pointed to Auto
- Make sure the Auto-Focus switch in front of the camera is turned to A (not to M)

Dec 29, 2009 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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My D80 will not auto focus with any of my 3 Nikkor lenses. It will fire on auto focus when you manually focus while in that auto focus mode.


Press the AF button on the top of the camera (to the right of the window) to select an AF mode & make sure the M/A (Manual / Auto focus) switch on the lens set to "A"

More info below:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/d80/af-settings.htm

Oct 05, 2009 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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I just purchased the Zeikos fisheye lense for my 50mm Nikkor lens and when I attach it, it doesn' take fisheye photos - just regular with some distortion around the edges... am I using this incorrectly?...


The 50 mm lens is a full frame lens, and the D80 is a DX camera. This means that the 50mm lens puts an image out that is bigger than what the D80 can "see". The good part of this is that the D80 (and most of the other Nikon DSLR's) use only the image from the center part of an older lens. The bad part is that if you put the fisheye filter on it, the fisheye effect that is mostly seen at the edges of the lens doesn't show up on the D80 sensor. If you could put the fisheye filter on a DX lens, it would give you the full effect.

Sep 24, 2009 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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Nikon d80, setting not remembered


I'm thinking it's an internal problem - probably needs fixing at Nikon. I can't think what else you can do.

Sep 23, 2008 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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Re: poor focus problem


usandy,
You can set the focal point by toggling the menu switch (you can see it moving around into different locations as it "wraps" around the viewfinder, now depending on your f-stop the area that is not in focus will be soft, you can also experiment with the autofocus lock on you subject and evn try amnually focusing on your subjects.
randy320sgi

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Poor focus


Are you using a DX lens. Do you know if you have the camera's auto focus set to AF (auto focus) or M (manual)? There are many things that effect the focus and as an added note, any shots over 1/60 shutter speed in normal light should be in focus without the need of a tripod.

I shoot a D80 and a D70 and I have excellent results and very clear pictures, I'd be will to bet that either your lens is incompatible with the camera or it's just a setting. I'd be happy to help if you could give more info to your settings.

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

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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

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