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Nikon D80 Exposure Count

I have a Nikon D80 with a brand new SD card, and it won't show the exposure count on the screen. Please Help.

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  • aborsky Apr 21, 2008

    I wonder if this is the same issue I occasionally have with my D80? Sometimes when I turn my camera on and depress the button to lock the exposure (and take the pictures), the "F" stop is blinking, and cannot lock any exposure. I notice that this usually happens in Auto mode, but I think it's happened to me in other modes as well. Seems the only way to resolve the issue is to remove the battery and then put it back in (sort of a reboot). Turning the camera off and on again usually does nothing. I wonder if this is a software issue?

    Allen B

  • millieh May 14, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem as Allen B and it seems to be getting more frequent. I haven't tried taking the battery in and out but wil do next time - not a long term solution though so I'd appreciate any help.

  • nsfbr May 11, 2010

    What does it show?

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My camera is now fixed. It was a tiny speck of dirt on the sensors between the mounting of the lense & the camera. The uy that fixed it said it is a problem with the camera because they are so sensitive.

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Have you made sure the sd card is compatible? Some cards won't work with the d80. Anything above 8gb won't.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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Is it a 4GB if so the Nikon D80 only has 3 digits on the exposure count...so if you have a 4 GB it would read 1.0 or so since that would be over a 1000 shots...roughly 260 pics per GB

Hope it helps...

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Could it be that you are set in the "highlight" view?  Use the round selector in view mode to change the views.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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I am new user for DSLR, using old 50 mm 1.8 manual focus on D80, unable to see any inmage on playback (shows information). Will this lens work with D80, using settings as manual mode, f22 . Please guide...


Turn the aperture ring to its smallest setting (largest f/number). You control the aperture from the camera body, as on a lens without an aperture ring. Turn the mode dial to M (manual). The camera's exposure meter will not work with this lens. You can use another lens to get an approximate exposure, or take pictures and review them and/or use the histogram to fine-tune the exposure. The camera won't autofocus, of course, but the in-focus indicator in the viewfinder will still light up to indicate proper focus.

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I'm getting the F- - code in the screen of my Nikon D80 SLR. Also, when I press down on the button to take a picture it shows r11 where it shows the number of photos available to take.


i think the f-- code means its not recognizing your lens correctly. make sure all the contacts on lens and camera are clean. the r11 is the buffer. nothing to worry about. The number of images that can be stored in the memory buffer at current settings is shown in the exposure-count displays in the
viewfinder and control panel while the shutter-release button is pressed. This number is updated as photographs are transferred to the memory card and more memory becomes available in the buff er. If 0 is displayed, the buff er is full and shooting will slow. Shooting can continue up to a maximum of 100 shots.

you can get the d80 manual here if you dont have it
http://www.nikonusa.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D80_en.pdf

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Have Nikon D80 with 18-200VR lens. Am getting consistently overexposed pictures. Kindly advise. Thank you


Please check your exposure value (EV) settings. You may have raised this and forgot to move it back.

You should be able to play with exposure also via the Shutter, Aperture and ISO settings

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With the same exposure settings, you should get the same result. When using Bulb in Manual mode, you also need to be sure you have set the lens aperture to the largest opening (lowest number). And don't forget to set ISO to 1600. Since the D80 has shutter speeds as long as 30" (minutes) I recommend you use them instead of Bulb, unless you need longer.

The blue areas are heat noise from long exposure -- other electronic components near the sensor are generating heat from the constant current flow. Be sure you check your Shooting Menu settings to set Long Exposure NR to ON and also High ISO NR to HIGH.

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It shows the number of pictures left, not the size of the memory card...

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During shooting, or when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, the number of images that can be stored in the memory buffer at current settings is shown on the exposure-count displays in the control panel and viewfinder. "r06" indicates that six images can fit in the camera's buffer, "r08" would indicate eight frames. Any other number could be displayed as well. Burst mode is used when you want to hold down the shutter button and continuously shoot. You are probably shooting in burst mode and your buffer is full, set the camera to single shot and see if that helps.

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Is your lens clean? was the subject extensively backlit, more than the rest? Half of photography is finding a location with even, pretty lighting. If lack of experience is your issue, check out this page: http://www.darjanpanic.com/photography/photography-lighting-knowledge-the-key-to-good-photos/
Otherwise... D80s are just... quirky. If it's a serious issue, send it into nikon - it costs all of 10 dollars to do so for a quote. Good luck. :)

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