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Colour balance with setting in the D40

I am facing problem image is yellow or red when i taking with two soft box
My setting is Manual, Speed 160,Aparture 16

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Your white balance setting is too warm. Try setting a custom white balance or move your current white balance towards the "Tungsten" end. "Cloudy" is a good start.

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Why do my in door pictures come out looking very red or oranfe


Unless you tell it otherwise, your camera sets its colour profile based on the colours as seen under natural daylight. If you are using artificial light, the colours will actually be different. Tungsten lighting gives a a yellow/orange colour and fluorescent tends more towards the green. You need to find the White Balance control in your camera's menu and set it for the lighting in your scene. IF you have several differnet types of light, then you might need to work on the image in a photo editing package such as Photoshop or PS Elements.

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HOw do i work out the aperture and lens speed on my camera?


a yellow tint would have more to do with white balance than with aperture and lens speed.

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Colour balance for majority of photo is good but sky or white goes to pink. Colour balance is obviously not the problem. Help?


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Took extraordinary pictures with nikon d40 but can't edit them


You have your camera set to RAW format. It is not a compressed file, it is a full size file. Opening this in editing programs will either crash your computer or will refuse to open because of the size of the file. They are not damaged but your computer cannot handle the files. You should take them to a photo shop and have them put the files on a cd and consult your manual to change your camera to JPEG format.

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If the backround colour is red the object colour iseffect from red colour if yellow then yellow


hold down the info button and the +magnify button. this will reset any odd settings to the default. This may get rid of any issues you are having.

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My d40 has a image in viewfinder, will not take picture.


What lens are you using with the D40? Is it an AF-S lens? And is the Mirror Lockup on? Chech the Custom Settings menu. If mirror lockup is on, turn it off.

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Nikon D40 shutter speed problem


The D40 will not take great photos of an indoor event without blurring or noise. You need a fast lens and a high ISO using the popup flash or on camera flash would be ideal but some of these events you can not use flash. All these images I shot with a Nikon D40. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?src=fftb#/pages/Keller-TX/Raving-Design/78762448229?v=photos&ref=ts Learn to use the camera for ur events. Experiment it's all about trial and error. Ray

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Can't enable manual white balance and other options on nikon d40?


white balance can only be manually configured on "PSM" modes only, the other modes set the white balance automatically .

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I cannot find the Histogram in my Nikon D40


Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:

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See page 51:

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D40 manual mode takes "blue" pictures.


Go to Shooting Menu --> White Balance

Make sure this is set to Auto

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