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DROPPED NIKON d40, now my pictures are all dark

My camera fell off it's tripod today, and now when I take pictures they are extremely, extremely dark. Even with the flash on. What do you think has been messed up? Can anyone offer any suggestions on what might get it back to normal? The settings are all the same.

I am FREAKING OUT right now, I really need to use the camera for my blog!

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  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    I dropped my D40 camera the other day and now my pictures are dark also. I tried resetting and charging the battery. Any other suggestions?

  • sudeshsharma Sep 27, 2008

    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

  • sudeshsharma Sep 27, 2008

    my D-40 camra's results are so dark. And when I oparete it on manual mode, it shows the erroe 'the lense not atteched'

  • biscuiteatin Oct 22, 2008

    I have the same exact problem.
    My pictures are all extremely dark, and It won't let me manually change the settings, AT ALL.
    Im scared!

  • spinny_sakur Oct 26, 2008

    My Nikon D40 just started taking really dark pictures, even with flash and no-flash modes.

  • ToochieHxC Apr 04, 2009

    I dropped my as well, not even two feet from the ground. I had it taken in to Ritz Camera, and they said to fix it (the darkened images) would cost me about $300.....the price to fix it is the price of the actual camera. totally ridiculous >:/

    so besiiiiiides spending an obscene amount of money, is there another way of fixing this? and thanks Nattamai, but restarting it did'nt fix it :[

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First u have to reset the camera,go through the menu and select reset and yes. the camera will take default settings.Try now.

Reset the camera opening the connector cover.

You try with a different compatible lens .If works we have to change the lens.

Remove the battery and get fully charged .Operate all switches for some clicks. then put the battery and try.

Then u have to consult a mechanic.

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Same problem as above - although my camera didn't drop. Pictures are coming dark in spite of the flash and also I have reset the camera to original factory settings. Still no luck. HELP!

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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