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Nikon d80 LCD screen

When I try and play back the pictures that I have taken, I get black blinking spots on certain areas of the images that I have taken pictures of

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  • mikes199 Dec 17, 2008

    Is there a way to have the LCD on full time? or just for review.

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Hello cherdh,

To disable those blinking spots, just press the up or down cursor keys at the back of the camera while in playback mode. You will get three different views. One shows the EXIF data (Image data) as an over lay on your photograph. Press the button again to go to histogram mode, with graphs. Press it again to go to a mode where some image data is on the bottom of the display with no blinkies on the image.

Those blinking black spots are called highlights in a photograph. They indicate the areas where your photograph is over-exposed, i.e. where there is too much light and the colours are washed out. It can be a good tool to get a good exposure. Keep clicking with different settings till you get an exposure without those blinking spots.

I hope this helps.

Satdeep

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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