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Nikon d1(I know its an oldie) screen is CRAZY!

HELP! I just got a good deal on this camera with a bunch of lenses to go with it. It i in imacculate condition- bought it from my photography professor as a back up camera. However, when I take a picture, the screen flashes black if there is any bright sunlite in the picture. It just blinks back and forth from the original color to black, and only the bright area is affected- not the rest of the picture. So, for example, if I took a picture of my kid outside, it doesnt affect him, but if there is a sidewalk in the background it causes that area to blink back and forth. Is this normal- if not what is is? Should I get it fixed- or can it be fixed? Thanks for your help! And, by the way- since I just got this camera and have not used it yet, does it still take good pictures? I have a canon 40d which I love, and I am wondering about the picture quality of thid oldie but goodie?

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Yes, the blinking is normal. read here for more info on what the display screen is telling you, plus a bunch more on your new camera: Nikon D1

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