Question about Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

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Nikon D40 pictures taken but too dark even in AUTO mode with flash on a bright day. also, some days ago I had the Shutter release error message while taking some photos. After that, the camera is acting weird, pictures sometimes are taken but the picture is always dark, although flash is used and AUTO mode selected. I do not see the error message anymore, but the camera simply do not take pictures properly. I tried formatting, etc with no result.

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  • sopdit Mar 01, 2011

    Hi, thanks for the rapid resonse. The flash is working correctly. I tried taking pictures on a birght day, in AUTO, Manual...any mode. Even forcing the flash. The pictures are always dark.

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Make sure flash is on your flash on cam is sticking.

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I had exactly the same problem, i tried everything,battery out, sd card out , lens off etc...nothing worked.Completely by chance and irritation i repeatedly pressed the shutter butten over and over
( without the lens attached ) till it didn't react at all.On my LCD i got a normal menu so i put the lens on and bingo it was fixed, still works fine.I think maybe the shutter was out of alignment.
Hope this works for you.
Olly

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