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When I use camera in vr option I hear when I shooting in the end of shooting a litle clikc in camera and the screen pictures a little jumping on the screener.is it a normal or not. When I switch off vr they work whithout that sound.i cant see anyother problem on a pictures.the camera is Nikon D-3000 and the lans is 18-55 vr.is it a normal or not. thanks.

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The Vibration reduction system does move components inside the lens. If it makes a lot of noise you are better off turning it off and using a tripod. The VR system will move lens components to counteract your motion. The steadier you hold it (camera and lens) the less noise. On small Coolpix cameras the sensor is moved to counteract the vibration while it is hand held.

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SOURCE: Bayonet mount on an AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55 mmm

Try sending it to PhotoTech Repair Service in NYC. They are Nikon authorized, and can do the repair under warranty if you still have it. Also if you join they're facebook page, they will give you a 10% discount.
Here is the facebook page link, it has everything you need to send it in.
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Nikon currently lists two 18-55 AF-S DX and two 55-200 AF-S DX lenses. One in each pair has vibration reduction, the other does not. The ones with VR in the name have it, otherwise it doesn't.

VR isn't exactly an option. If it wasn't built into the lens initially, you can't add it later. A lens either has it or it doesn't, though if a lens has VR it can be switched off.

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SOURCE: My Nikkor AF-S DX VR 18-200 stopped focusing

the lens internally has a electrical circuit ribbon that contracts when you adjust the lens everytime. They are prone to get crease causing a short in the auto mode.b It can be checked and replaced bt most camera technicians

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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Is it keeping you from shooting more pictures?

Normally the r## merely indicates how many more pictures you can take in the current burst before the buffer fills up.

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Have faded black corners on images (intermittent issue, doesn't happen with every photo shot). I'm sure it's user error, but I can't figure it out.


Common problem and yes no to user error. You didn't say what lens you were using but I'm going to guess it's an 18mm on the wide end AND maybe you have a UV filter on it to protect the front lens element. What you are experiencing is what is called vignette. I hope my spelling was correct. What causes this is the extreme wide angle view of the lens, actually capable of seeing the edge of the lens barrel, there is another little problem that messes with your brain, you can't see this happening until after the picture is on the computer or you have enlarged it on the camera view screen and then zoomed in on the corner(s). The reason behind this is what you see in the viewfinder is only about 94% of the total image you will get on the view screen (LCD) or see on the computer monitor. So what can you do about this? There are a few things some you won't like. While taking a full wide angle shot remove the protective or polarization filter and shoot a "Naked" lens (correct for contrast in post processing) Stop the lens down to say F8 or F11 which will use more of the center of the lens but still give you the wide angle however you don't get something for nothing. You will most likely trade off shutter speed and need to use a tripod. Make sure if you are using a VR type lens that you shut the "Vibration Reduction" off when the camera is mounted to a tripod or you'll have some more issues. What I do at the 18mm end is shoot it without a filter at F8 or F11 and in post processing crop out the corners by enlarging the photo/print slightly. I call this shooting loose relying on the 6% I don't see in the viewfinder and shoot the scene knowing I'm going to "zoom crop" in Photoshop. Hope this was a help Happy New Year

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When using skype I can see and hear my contact but thye cannot see me. my webcam is working as I can see myself on screen why cant they see me?


First you test your camera by choosing the option of Scanners and Cameras wizard in control panel. There you will see the camera just click it will on then you will be able to shoot the picture and video. If you are able to shoot that means there is no issue with camera it is installed and working fine .if it not then you need to install the camera driver.

If driver is already there then you check the setting in Skype like tools go to option in that you will see the video setting in that choose the default camera which is installed and apply it.

Have a nice day and do not forget to rate please...!

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Look in the manual under "Shooting Modes."

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Just bought a Nikon D40 Camera and sometimes when I view pictures that have been taken, the pictures get distorted. Is this common or and easy fix. dee


Your pictures are most probably distorted because of camera shake.
If you invest in a Nikon lens with VR = vibration reduction or a Sigma hsm os = optical stabilization, this will allow you to shoot at slower speeds and will reduce camera shake.

The most obvious problem will be shooting in low light conditions without vr or os...this will give blurred images.You will need to up the iso and shutter speed with a wide aperture to achieve more stable images.
Bear in mind, when you raise the iso, you will get noiser images and the Nikon D40 does not handle noise very well - but can be eliminated with software.
Hope this helps.

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After a few thousand really sharp pics, all of a sudden the shots are coming out slightly fuzzy, hardly noticeable at normal resolution, but especially evident when enlarged. Tried several different...


If the AF is set to release then the camera will release the shutter before focus is attained. Set it to focus only and see if it improves. Don't leave it like that, you will miss pictures.
Shoot some pictures with the center AF point only in single release and see if the focus is consistently landing in front of or behind what you wanted in focus. A penny on the sidewalk shot at a 45 degree angle in aperture priority with the lowest A number possible is a good quick one. For super fine tuning with a f2.8 or faster use a fuzzy plant branch like a tomato plant. If whats in focus is always in front of or behind what you focused on then you need too adjust the focus(back focus) in AF fine tune until it lands where it should. It's an annoying process that involves shooting, adjusting, shoot again, see if its better or worse, adjust, shoot and repeat. On zoom lenses use the middle on the zoom range because it will usually go from back to front focusing on the long and short end. The camera remembers each lens and the process must be repeated for each lens.
Last thing I can think of is the one that no one wants to hear and is most likely the problem, Camera Handling. People have a tendency to get sloppy after getting use to a camera. I have noticed that the VR lenses don't like people that stab the shutter button. It wants to remove fine vibration and a harsh stab makes it jump back to center and if the shutter opens at the same time it will put fine motion blur in the picture and looks out of focus.

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I believe you're hearing the VR in the lens adjusting. Try turning the VR off and see if you hear the sound. If not, then you have a normal operating lens.

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Hopefully you resolved this already. If not, push the "DISP." button left of the MENU button. Pushing it gives you three options: black (for discreet shooting so your LCD doesn't give garner dirty looks from fellow concert goers), liveview, and liveview with info overlayed (shooting mode, ISO, etc.). Good luck!

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