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Nikon N80 Shutter? Issue

Several prints I have made after using my N80 have had bright white along the edges, I know the two enlargers I am using are fine, would this indicate an issue with my shutter?

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  • ben505 Apr 17, 2008

    Yes, the edges are slightly darker, but upon printing the exposure is quite obviously different. I am assuming that the top and bottom of the shutter may be leaking slightly?

  • Allan Noyes
    Allan Noyes May 11, 2010

    dear ben505,



    When you look at the film are the edges of the film darker where the white shows up on the prints?



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Dear ben505,
This could be due to the shutter leaking light from the top or bottom, and it could also be caused by light leaking in through the camera back. The most common cause of edge fogging is light leaking in through the film canister, which happens over time if the unused film is not stored properly. If this is a high ISO film(400 and up) and you load your film into the camera in a very bright enviroment that can also cause film fogging. Try a brand new roll of film and if that doesn't resolve the problem I would have it looked at by a camera service technician.

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