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Nixon D40 When I take a picture after I look at it parts of the photo are highlighted and flash how do you turn it off Thanks Gary Stokes

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Yup that will do it

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Press the "up" arrow and cycles until the screen which you would like to see by default every photo is taken.

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How do you remove the white areas of a shot from flashing black when you look at the image?

What you're seeing is blown-out highlights. These are areas of your picture where the bright stuff (highlights) have been so overexposed (blown-out) that all detail has been lost. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but usually is. The proper fix is to reduce exposure slightly. Lost details in the dark areas are usually considered more acceptable than lost details in the bright areas.

If you simply don't want to see the blinking black/white parts of your picture, simply press up/down on the multiselector to select a different view of your picture.

Apr 25, 2010 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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How to overlay picture in D40x camera

Overlaying pictures, like almost all photo manipulations, is better done on a computer using "real" software rather than on a camera. You get much more control on a computer. However, the D40 does have a wide repertoire of photo manipulation capabilities.

In order to overlay images, you must be shooting in RAW (or RAW+JPEG). Select Image Overlay from the Retouch menu. A preview dialog will be displayed with Image 1 highlighted. Press OK to get a photo selection dialog. Use left/right to highlight the first picture in the overlay. (You can press and hold the Zoom button to see the selected photo fullscreen.) Press OK to select the image. Optimize exposure for the image by pressing up/down. Press left/right to highlight Image 2. Select the second image the same way. Press left/right to highlight the Preview column. Overlay will show you the result, allowing you to go back and change things if you wish. Save will save the overlaid photo.

The shadow in the lower portion of your camera is probably caused by the lens hood. The solution is simple: remove the lens hood whenever you're using the built-in flash.

Mar 05, 2010 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Blinking black in play mode!!!! PLEASEEEEE HELLLPP


If this is the same as my Nikon this is the overexposed highlight display option.
This shows areas of the photograph that are overexposed slightly.

On my Nikon I use the up and down arrows on the back to cycle the LCD display options.
Stop when you get a display that does not flash.

Jul 06, 2009 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera

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Picture come out with black dot inthe middle of the picture

If Alex's comment didn't resolve your problem, check for dust inside the camera body and on the part of the lens that goes into the camera body. The highlight indicator he speaks of will show on the LCD screen, but should not show up on your final picture once downloaded from the camera. Since the optics on that end of the lens are smaller, they are more susceptible to dust and dirt. If there is dirt or dust inside the camera body and you are not familiar with how to clean it, same yourself some headaches and take it to a qualified camera shop. You can seriously damage the interior optics of your camera by attempting to clean it the wrong way.

May 12, 2009 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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Highlight feature was turned on don't no how to switch off

Just click on the top arrow on the multicontroller twice. On the first click, the histogram will show and next normal image will show up.

Dec 25, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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Outlines/highlights appear on the lcd screen after taking a photo.


just press the down arrow on the navigation button after taking a picture . what happened is the viewing mode was accidentally set to automatically highlight the overexposed areas.

Oct 14, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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Nikon D40

That is the highlight warning, the part flashing is overposed. while viewing the photos, press the up button to scroll to another view setting.

Aug 01, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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Nikon D40

Hey timrowan,
What you’re seeing is your playback mode is set to highlight, which flashes all the highlights (bright areas) of your images that are overexposed. If you don't like this viewing option you should be able to change your viewing mode by pressing mutiselector button to the right or left until you get to normal viewing. I hope this helps!

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May 22, 2008 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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Nikon D40 - Flashing black on the light/white areas of inside & outside pics

It sounds as if you have changed the viewing setting so that the camera highlights over-exposed/highlight areas of the image.

While playing back images, press the multi-selector (4 way cursor) up or down to cycle through the various options.

This should be explained on page 51 of the cameras manual.

Hope this helps.


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