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I have a Nikon D50. A child was fooling around with it and a message comes up on every picture on the display. "Highlights" and there is a blinking part on the picture. I found it in the manual, but does not tell how to get it to stop. Please help! It is driving me crazy!!! Thank you so much.

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  • booknut88 Jul 19, 2008

    Wonderful. I thought I did that, but you must have the magic touch. SO EASY!!! Thanks so much. It was just about putting me into a tailspin!! I really appreciate it. Don't you just love the camera. Of course, I keep looking at the newer ones, but I keep telling myself that I haven't even mastered this one yet!! It takes such great pictures.

    Thank you again
    C


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I have the same camera. does it say highlight at the bottom? If it does to the right of the little window.. push the right arrow and the view will change....goes through different stuff... lighting scale.. Metadata.. ect. Not to Worry, It's Not broken. Take a deep breath! TC
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not sure if i can help here but will try.
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On your cursor when viewing an image, just press down on the cursor maybe once or twice to remove the highlights .This is just a pointer for you like the histogram.

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