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Consistent under exposure

Using a this lens on a D80, indoors, studio lights. Consistently under exposes get better picture by +.3 to +1.67 exposure vs. auto on the aperture priority. The lens is new. Should I use it or should I work w/ Nikon on a replacement? Have you heard this a common problem with this lens or combination of lens and d80?

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Re: consistent under exposure

Under exposed should be minus not plus number.
Lucky you didn't buy Canon 5D or 1D- they have focus and exposure problems.

Hope you are not using the pop flash that is on the camera. If you are, then turn off the Red Eyes Modes.
Set camera to manual mode and lower the F number(open up to half or one stop).

What studio lights are you using? Increased the light output of studio by those number and shoot like you normally do.

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