Questions tagged [nikon-d3000]

An entry-level consumer DSLR from Nikon released in 2009.

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What caused flashing “ERR” after not using Nikon D3000 for several months?

I don't use my camera too often. Sometimes it can be a month or two in between use. Yesterday I decided to use my DSLR instead of my phone. When I turned it on, the battery was low and ERR was ...
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Nikon d3000 lcd black corners [duplicate]

I have recently acquired a used Nikon D3000 and I've noticed its lcd has dark corners. Seems to have a spotlight in the center of the lcd though it's not affecting the actual image when opened in ...
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Nikon focus and recompose: identifying behaviour on different models

My Nikon D3000 refuses to take a picture if I focus and recompose with the AE-L/AF-L button set to "AF ON". (The focus point is on an out-of-focus part of the image after I recompose, so the shutter ...
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How can I take a picture of code like this [duplicate]

I want to take a picture of programming code like this: I have a Nikon D3000 with two lens, a AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G and a AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED. Which one should ...
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Wireless Shutter Release Remote does autofocus before taking the snap?

I have Nikon D3000 and a wireless remote for it. I'm not sure about this thing: Suppose, I am keeping the camera on tripod where some birds will come. Then, I am setting my required zoom and other ...
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DSLR body without auto focus + auto focus macro extension tube set + lens without having auto focus motor but focusing screw = auto focus?

I've Nikon D3000. It died not have auto focus motor boot in its body. I've a lens having no auto focus motor within it. I saw some auto focus macro lens extension tube. Does that have autofocus motor ...
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How can I confirm focus with a Nikkor 70-300 lens on a D3000?

Good day! I would like to have some suggestion from experienced photographers about following matter: I have a Nikon D3000 Camera. I bought a Nikkor Lens 70-300mm having not motor inside and unable ...
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How can I use a wireless trigger with a Sigma flash and a Nikon D3000?

I have a Nikon d3000 - jjc wireless flash trigger kit & Sigma EF 500 flash. I have a hotshoe & tripod also. I can get it to work together only when I am less than a foot away. I have 2 sets of ...
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Is the zoom (18-55mm) of my Nikon D3000 broken?

I've been having troubles with the zoom of the camera. I can only set the level from 18 to 24 when I used to be able to choose what ever value I wanted (between 18 and 55mm of course!!). The 'zoom ...
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Intervalometer for Nikon D3000

I have a wireless control for my shutter release, and it works great. An intervalometer or really any device that will release the shutter at stated intervals seems hard to find for the D3000. A guy ...
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Is it possible to make “Protected” the default state for new images on my Nikon D3000?

I have a Nikon D3000. I want to protect every image that is taken with the camera, but I would like to make this automatically. I mean every time a photo is taken the camera should protect it itself. ...
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SD card can no longer be read by PC but works fine in the camera, can I fix this?

A few weeks ago I was going to download the pictures from an SD card and I noticed the lock mechanism had become stuck in the middle, so I went to push it back to unlocked and the card peeled apart ...
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How do I troubleshoot a Nikon D3000 'lens not attached' problem?

Recently my Nikon d3000 started the 'lens not attached' error. I have two lenses, neither of which work. I tried the lenses in another camera body, and they work fine. I have cleaned the contact ...
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What type of filter should I be looking for to prevent sunlight flares?

I have a Nikon D3000 that I use frequently on my trips. It takes wonderful photos, but at times, especially in direct sun light, I see a flare showing up. Someone mentioned that a filter would ...
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Can you capture the Nikon D3000 in Continuous Mode into a PC?

The entry level DSLR from Nikon, D3000, supports a max framerate of 3 FPS in "Continuous mode". Can you tether the cam to click photos directly into a PC at such a high speed? (Continuous mode?)
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D3000: “Error: Turn camera off and then on again.” Quick fix?

I'm at a friend's beach wedding. I shot a bunch of pictures last night with the kit 18-55 VR lens, then today I used my Vivitar 70-200 AI (non-CPU) lens to shoot pictures on the beach. When I came ...
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How do I get the d3000's electronic rangefinder to display when I use an AI lens?

I bought a Vivitar 70-210 Macro Focusing Zoom lens for my Nikon D3000. After using it for a while, I've noticed that a lot of my shots are slightly out of focus - a side effect of my inexperience with ...