Questions tagged [nikon-d80]

An advanced consumer DSLR from Nikon, released in 2006.

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What is this lever next to the lens on my D80? [duplicate]

I got myself a new D80 and when I was examining around the DOF preview button I realized a lever that looks like the one on the lens that is used for mechanic aperture adjustment. Here is the spring "...
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How can I add Nikon D80 support to Photoshop CC 2015?

I got myself a Nikon D80 but when using lens corrections in Photoshop CC 2015 it isn't there The oldest Nikon DSLR there is Nikon D90. I have Photoshop CC 2015.0.0 and Camera RAW 8.0.0.137 Maybe ...
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Does my lens have lens corrections table for photoshop?

I have got my first DSLR, Nikon D80 and altough I am happy to get a DSLR with dual dials, pentaprism and best of all, CCD sensor but the lens that came with it has a problem. I have searched the net ...
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Can a 64 GB memory card be used in a Nikon D80?

I am attempting to format a 64 GB SD memory card for an upcoming trip. Using the instructions provided by Nikon, I receive a flashing "FULL" and 0 frames/pictures after formatting. What can I do to ...
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Why am I getting color bands at high ISOs?

I have an old Nikon D80 with me. When I shoot with higher ISO, like 800, vertical color bands are produced in the image. Why does it happen and is there any way to eliminate it? Example with high ...
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How to send photos from camera to tablet while shooting for immediate viewing?

How can I connect my Nikon D80 camera to my tablet? I would like for the photos to go directly to the tablet as I am shooting them so I can view and make adjustments. I recently saw it done by a ...
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Why would a Nikon D80 have a momentary pause before taking a picture (or refuse to take altogether)?

My dad has a Nikon D90, and we were out taking some pictures last night. He's complained about the camera "randomly" refusing to take a picture before. My theory was that it was because his focus was ...
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Are focus and noise problems I see with my Nikon D80 simply because newer cameras are better?

I can't seem to get photos with good focus or without noise. Is it the fault of the Nikon D80?I have read that cameras only two or three years old have much better light sensors and that that is what ...
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Camera shows the same pictures with an empty SD card

When I run the slide show to view from rear of my Nikon D80, the same images come up on the card that was just deleted. I checked the card twice to make sure it was clean.
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Why does AF assist light only work with center focus?

Last night I had some problems with the AF assist light of my D80 that made me miss some pictures. I thought it would be defective, although I was able to use it the previous time. Looking for the ...
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How can I set the aperture manually when using an old teleconverter on my Nikon D80?

I have a Nikon D80, and I use it with the Tamron 70-300 and an old 2x teleconverter. When I mount both of them on my camera in Manual mode, I can change the shutter speed but I can't set the aperture. ...
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Preview photos on iPad which is connected to DSLR with Apple Camera Connection Kit

I know that I can plug my DSLR camera into my iPad with the Apple Camera Connection Kit and it will allow me to import those photos, but I'm not looking to import the photos. I'd like to just be able ...
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Can a bad lens contact cause false battery warnings?

I had a major problem with my Nikon D80 lately, in that after taking 1-2 pictures or just leaving it on for around half a minute, it would give me a battery warning before turning itself off. This ...
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How to mount a 58mm lens on Nikon D80?

I have a Nikon D80 50mm camera with a 52mm Haze filter. I would like to attach some 58mm lenses that I have but not sure which adapters I need. The 58mm lenses have male threads that would attach to ...
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Nikon D80 shutter problem

Recently I've experienced a problem with my D80. I press the trigger and the shutter does not activate. When I half-press the trigger, the camera seems to auto-focus and auto-expose correctly, and ...
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Why can't I take a photo in dark with auto focus, manual mode?

I'm dorking around with a Nikon D80 and I am a total beginner. I am trying to shoot some light trails but the darn thing doesn't even take a picture. I am in manual mode with the bulb setting. For ...
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Is Nikon AF 70-300/4.0-5.6 G Black Nikkor Lens compatible with Nikon D80?

I'm looking at the Nikon AF 70-300/4.0-5.6 G Black Nikkor Lens, and that page says that it's not compatible with Nikon D40, D40x, D60 and D5000. I'm not sure - would it work with my D80?
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What's the difference between using a 50mm f/1.8G and a 50mm f/1.8D with a Nikon D80?

Recently, Nikon announced their new 50mm f/1.8G lens, as revamp of the old 50mm f/1.8D. Here's how Gizmodo describes the difference: The main difference between this new "nifty fifty" and the ...
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When should I use manual white balance settings?

There are several white balance settings on the Nikon D80 including one that is automatic. I normally don't use it although I wonder what settings others use. So the question: What are advantages/...
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Lost photos on my SD card while shooting with Nikon D80 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I recover deleted photos from an SD Card? I spend a day in and around Verona, Italy past weekend and was shooting around with a lent Nikon D80. I used a 2G SD card for ...
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When a camera error occurs as a result of a lens error, is that a problem with the lens or the camera?

I have a Nikon D80 and a Tamron 18-250MM lens. Every once and awhile, but often enough to be annoying, the camera will give the "Err" display. I've been able to determine that this is caused by slight ...
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Nikon D80 Mirror Lockup

Can I use mirror lockup for long exposures on the Nikon D80? The option appears to be in the menu, I can't seem to enable it.