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When I look at the images on the 3" screen sometimes I get flashing black areas or certain parts of the photo flash.

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  • kakima Aug 20, 2010

    It sounds like you're seeing blown-out highlights. These are the portions of your photos that have lost all detail and gone pure white. The best fix is to reduce the exposure and shoot again.

    Depending on the camera, there may be a way to change the view so you don't see the blinking. What make and model camera are you using?

  • kdocding56 Sep 28, 2010

    I am have a nikon D3000. Love the camera!

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Receiving no response to my query in over a month, I assume it was blinking highlights as I mentioned, and my suggested fix solved the problem.

Posted on Sep 23, 2010

  • kakima Sep 28, 2010

    On the D3000, you're definitely seeing blown-out highlights. You can correct them as described earlier. If you simply don't want to see them, press up/down on the multiselector to cycle through the different views of your photo.

  • kdocding56 Sep 28, 2010

    Thanks k_akima for your input and sorry it took so long to respond we took a long vacation. Problem solved!!! Thanks!

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