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LCD Screen Hi, I just received my Nikon D40x a week ago and when I take pictures and review them on the LCD screen parts of the images flash. Is this a defect with the camera? Joe

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To turn this setting off just press the down arrow button when reviewing your photos. you will scroll through a number of ways to view tho photo including histogram, and one of the settings is just the picture.

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No - it is a sign of "blowout" in the histogram. These areas are the sections of your photo that are generally over-exposed. It does not affect the actual photo once viewed on the PC.
You can turn the histogram/overexposed view off in the settings - but you will have to grab the exact directions in the manual.

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There is nothing wrong with your camera - It is doing what it is meant to do!

The purpose of the flashing areas is to drawn your attention to parts of the image that are over-exposed. In an ideal world nothing would ever be overexposed, but if the image has both very dark and very bright areas, the camera cannot capture both - something has to give! The flashing areas are just to let you know.

It's covered on page 52 of the manual.

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Is the battery charged fully?

There is a setting in the menus of most Nikon SLR for how long it takes to turn off the meter and for the rear screen. There is also a setting for turning off the auto review feature that makes the captured image appear.

I hope you aren't hoping to see the picture on the LCD before you take the picture. DSLRs don't do this unless they have the "live view" feature.

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