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Short answer: Press up/down while viewing the picture to cycle through the different views of the picture.
Long answer: You're seeing "blown highlights." The blinking areas are places in the picture where you've overexposed and lost all detail. Those areas are blown out to pure white, without any shading whatsoever. That's not necessarily an error, especially if your subjects are inside the house and you don't really care what's outside. In other cases, you may want to reduce the exposure so as to bring up at least some of the details in the highlights. It's generally considered more acceptable to lose details in the shadows, losing things to pure black, than to lose details in the highlights, losing things to pure white.
As I said earlier, losing details in the highlights is not necessarily an error. The camera is merely warning you, pointing out a potential problem.
Unfortunately, all digital cameras with zoom and flash eat up batteries pretty fast. The best thing you can do is buy backup batteries, and have them when you have some serious shooting to do. Also, rechargeable batteries don't last forever, and start losing energy after awhile. You can order batteries at a great price by shopping on ebay. Good luck!
Description: Sleek and stylish, the exciting new Nikon One-Touch Zoom 90QD offers real zoom power in a lightweight, easy-to-use design. The One-Touch Zoom 90QD has a sharp, clear, 2.5x zoom lens with a 38-90mm range and a macro mode for shots as close as 11 inches. The One-Touch Zoom 90QD features a built-in automatic flash with five versatile modes (auto flash, anytime flash, flash cancel, slow sync and red-eye reduction). The active infrared autofocus, infinity focus (for landscapes and faraway subjects), real-image zoom viewfinder and fully automatic exposure control all help to ensure clear and balanced photos.
1 x 3V Lithium Battery (CR-2)
Point and Shoot
Minimum Focus Distance
ISO Range - Automatic Setting
ISO 100 - 800
Red Eye Reduction
With Red Eye Reduction
With Zoom Lens
38 mm - 90 mm
User Manual can not be found up to now. Very soon will be available.
No, your camera does not have a manual focus button.
Even if it did, you wouldn't be able to keep focus while zooming.
Only very expensive lenses maintain focus regardless of focal lenght.
The correct procedure is to zoom and then focus.
Try going into "reset" master mode. otherwise you need to make sure your camera is shooting on the right setting for the light you are using. For example, when shooting in daylight with interior light setting (approx. 3200k) your photos will look off color and yellow or pink because sunlight is 5600k approx.,. . . contrary while shooting indoors with incandescant lighting if the camera is set for sunlight exposure (5600k) the picture will look blue. Make sure you read the manual on how to white balace, but first take the camera out of AutoExposure settings to do all the settings manually. Auto focus and auto exposure are for rookies and these types of errors will happen. Always try to do manual iris and manual focus for best results zoom in and get your focus on the subjects eyes then zoom out and frame up your shot.
Usually this is a back focus problem; also called a flange back adjustment. If the back focus adjustment is possible on this camera, zoom out wide - open iris all the way - and adjust focus and lock position.
Program Auto (Factory default setting)
Program Auto mode is used for regular photography. The camera automatically makes the settings for natural color balance. Other functions, such as the flash mode and metering, can be adjusted manually.
Portrait mode is suitable for taking a portrait-style picture of a person. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions.
Landscape + Portrait
Landscape + Portrait mode is suitable for taking photos which include both your subject and the landscape. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions.
Landscape mode is suitable for taking pictures of landscapes and other outdoor scenes. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions.
Night scene mode is suitable for shooting pictures in the evening or at night. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. If you take a picture of a street at night in any other mode, the lack of brightness will result in a dark picture with only dots of light showing. In this mode, the true appearance of the street is captured. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. If you use the flash, you can take pictures of both your subject and the night background.
Indoor mode enables you to take pictures while indoors by allowing the flash to reach farther away.
Beach & Snow
Beach & Snow mode enables you to take pictures of scenery containing white sand or snow.
Cuisine mode enables you to take pictures of food by increasing the saturation, sharpness and contrast settings to take sharp, vivid pictures of the subject.
Self-portrait mode enables you to take a picture of yourself while holding the camera. Point the lens towards yourself, and the focus will be locked on you. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. The zoom is fixed in the wide position and cannot be changed.
QuickTime Movie mode lets you record movies with sound. The focus and zoom are locked. If the distance to the subject changes, the focus may be compromised.