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A prosumer DSLR body from Nikon; the D90 was the first Nikon DSLR camera to include video

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What's causing a black line across the rear monitor of my D90?

I have a black line across the rear monitor of my D90 after formatting the SD card, in both live view and photo preview. What's causing this?
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Half press on Nikon D90 triggers shooting

I'm starting to learn photography and, in one of the videos I watched, the guy said that its good to first half press the shooting button (on auto focus settings and P mode) and then full press to get ...
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Is it possible to take pictures for a timelapse on a Nikon D90 without using an intervalmeter

I'd like to put together a timelapse piece, but I don't have an intervalmeter. Is this something I can achieve with my Nikon D90 using my android phone or windows pc?
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Slow Shutter Speed on Aperture Mode

I'm a new photographer. I have a Nikon D90 taken from my votech that I had been trying out and messing with all night last night. Then today when I go to take some photos, I decide to do a reset using ...
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Will Nikkor 35-135mm, f 3,5-4,5, AIS, manual focus work with Nikon D90?

Will Nikkor 35-135mm, f 3,5-4,5, AIS, manual focus work with Nikon D90 camera?
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What settings to use for indoor sports (water polo) with Nikon D90?

I need to use high ISO for movement, but lighting is poor due to being inside and no flash allowed. What are my best options for a clear picture of action?
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What is the difference between these three Nikon 70-300 lenses?

I'm looking to buy a zoom lens for amateur photography to use on my D90 camera. I would like to use it for landscape and wildlife/bird photography. I would like a lens that would autofocus and have VR....
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My Nikon D90 releases half shutter, how do I fix it?

I have a Nikon D90 camera with DX lens. It started to give some trouble when taking pictures. When I set a focus and press the button to take it, it makes a single sound, but does not take a picture. ...
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Nikon D90 images look fine on camera but when on computer both NEF and JPEG look yellow

The NEF files look normal when using windows photo viewer, but on the same monitor the JPEG that the camera has converted looks yellow. If I view the NEF on different software it looks yellow also.
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Low light photography using Nikon D90

I have a Nikon D90 with an 18-105mm lens (though I am unsure of the aperture range). I get excellent results in good light levels (despite the body being somewhat outdated), but struggle in low light ...
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Why does NEF file get washed out/highlights while my JPG look normal? [duplicate]

TLDR. is just the title. I know nothing about photography, sorry. My dad has a d90 he never uses, so I use it to take photos when I need them for something. Anyways, I put it on raw mode. when I ...
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Why can I not take photos on my D90 when an external flash is attached?

When I connect an external flash to my Nikon D90, the camera cannot take pictures. It is focusing but doesn't want to release the shutter. Also, the shutter speed and aperture numbers disappear from ...
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Why can't I adjust exposure on my D90 in aperture-priority mode?

I have a Nikon D90, and I usually prefer to shoot in Aperture priority mode. However, recently when I go into Aperture mode, I can adjust the aperture, but I can't adjust the exposure, and the hash ...
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What could cause the menu and playback to stop working on a D90?

I was testing a lens—50mm—when I'd finally noticed that the menus stopped working. I couldn't get to Menu, Playback, INFO; I couldn't use the arrows and OK button to navigate on the image displayed ...
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Nikon D90 light meter broken or not being exposed?

I have a Nikon D90 that had an unfortunate fall. Since then, if I have it in any mode except manual it throws up an Err. If I use it in manual and follow its exposure guide in the view finder it ...
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My D90's LCD screen shows a black screen and gives a dark image unless I use a flash

The LCD screen is dark when I shoot, even when I am not in a dark environment. Sometimes it's also blurry. The pictures come out fine when I use flash. Is there a problem with my screen?
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Can a firmware upgrade enable a Nikon D90 to use SDXC memory cards?

I have a Nikon D90 and today found out that my SDXC card prohibits me from recording Video (the REC shows up on the monitor with a diagonal slash running through it), although, still pictures work ...
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Nikon D90 mirror stuck

Suddenly, while taking photos my Nikon D90 turned black and I couldn't see anything through the viewfinder, the result of a locked up mirror as I found out when taking off the lens. The camera display ...
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How do I lock the shutter speed on a Nikon D90? [duplicate]

I don't know how to lock the shutter speed on a Nikon D90. Any time I take a picture, the shutter speed changes automatically even if it's on Manual mode. Any way to lock it?
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is the Canon 430 ex speedlite compatible with the Nikon D90? [duplicate]

Can I use a Canon 430 ex speedlite with a Nikon d90 DSLR? I want to buy a Nikon D90 and use the existing Canon 430 ex. Would it work in TTL or manual mode?
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How can I set the aperture in A mode with a D lens on my Nikon D90?

I use Nikon 35mm f/2d lense on my Nikon D90 but I am unable to change aperture of lens. I have the aperture on the lens set to f22 and locked, I can change aperture with the buttons and the change is ...
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Image quality - related to camera or not? Blurry, artificially sharpened images

I bought a D90 camera recently which was well used with 67k shutter actuations. I took some photos and this is the result: On the left, you can see that the image looks blurry when zoomed into, ...
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Did I make a mistake in choosing a D5300 rather than an older higher-end model? [duplicate]

I recently bought D5300, initially I was happy, but after attending some photo walk sessions. I realized most people are using either D7000 or D7100 and some D90. Now I'm confused whether I did big ...
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Can I charge the battery inside a Nikon D90 through the camera's USB port?

I have to take some pictures, and brought my camera along. But the battery is empty, and it turns I have neither a second battery nor a charger. I have a USB cable and access to a computer. If I ...
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How should I handle auto focus on a moving train

I have a Nikon D3100 with Nikor 55-300mm lens. I do railway photography and especially when light is less than optimal, the camera's auto focus has hard time latching onto an oncoming train. (I take ...
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Too much "Grain" in photos [duplicate]

i'm trying to produce a few mockup pictures of a person using a tablet around the house. These are the conditions: Camera Nikon D90, Lens 18-55 The pictures were taken in the morning Indoors but the ...
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Can I repair a Nikon D90 LCD screen that has moisture in it?

My camera was in damp weather and now the screen has lines on it when you try to review pictures or use the menu on the rear LCD screen. Can this be repaired?
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Why flash is not used when I raise the power to 1.3+

I apologize my ignorance on the subject, I am a newbie and hence, ran into this problem. My set up: Nikon D90 Nikon SB700 flash PocketWizard MiniTTL was mounted on my camera for remote triggering ...
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Body difference of D90 and D7100

I had a D90 for many years and sold it for a D7100. However the D7100 body looks like it's made lightly or cheaper than the D90, is that so? The feel of the D90 was solid with hard plastic but with ...
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How can I get 5 bracketed exposures with a D90 for HDR without screwing around?

My D90 only brackets one exposure each + and - (3 total). Anyone doing HDR with a D90, or other limited camera, how do you get 5 exposures without a lot of screwing around? I really don't want to ...
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How can I improve my low light sports photography with Nikon D90 and lenses 70-200 2.8, 50 1.4?

I have nikon D90 and I use for sport pictures Nikon 70-200mm VR II 2.8 and Nikon 50 mm 1.4 lenses. I am taking pictures of quad hockey skates (rink hockey) in a field (20m*40m) outdoor in the evening ...
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What does CHA mean on Nikon D-90?

I have a Nikon D90 camera body and today I started getting a CHA error on the display on the top of the body that shows f-stop and other settings. Looking around, I do not find a definition for ...
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The name of the gum part on the camera body for replacement

What do you call this gum part on the back side of the camera body where you hold your thumb at? My camera is a 5-year-old Nikon D90 and I have used it in many extreme situations without taking care ...
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Why is the viewfinder info display missing on my Nikon D90?

My Nikon D90 is not giving any Viewfinder Info Display across the bottom. How do I turn it back on?
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Can I connect Nikon D90 to Samsung grand duos smartphone?

Can I connect my Nikon D90 with Samsung grand duos (running Android Jellybean 4.1.2), using HELICON software remote?
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Why will my shutter not work with a bayonet mount lens and pop-up flash being used?

This was working fine yesterday. I have an older bayonet mount lens on Nikon D90 and am using a pop-up flash in commander mode. I turned on the camera today and no shutter when pop-up is ON. I turned ...
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Why doesn't the Nikon D90 use ISO lower than 200 in very bright areas? [duplicate]

I've got a D-90 Nikon and a f1.4 lens and I've found in very bright areas like beaches in the Caribbean, when I have the camera doing auto ISO and speed and fixed f-stop, sometimes I get overexposed ...
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What are the ideal settings to shoot Star Trails with a Nikon D90?

I'm planning to shoot star trails with My Nikon D90. I'm going to use a Nikkor 18-105 VR lens. I'd like to know the ideal settings for shooting star trails, including what type of white balance and ...
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Where can I get the tripod-to-camera adapter for my Nikon D90?

I just purchased a used D90. I had a tripod but I just found that the D90 didn't have the tripod mount (the adapter to mount the D90 to the tripod). Is there anywhere online I can buy that?
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Nikon Wireless Remote Controller WR-R10/WR-T10 backwards compatibility

Ever since the press release, everywhere I look for details on Nikon’s WR-R10 wireless transceiver and WR-T10 wireless transmitter, I always seem to find them mentioned in conjunction with the new ...
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Why is my Nikon D90 viewfinder shaking?

My Nikon D90 started having an issue where the image in the viewfinder shakes, or taps whenever I turn it on or focus. Has anyone ever seen this issue? I'm assuming that it's the mirror. I turned ...
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Zooming in/out changes f stop

I'm a little bit confused regarding variable focal length lenses. I have a Nikon D90 DSLR. I'm using a Tamron AF-28-80 mm F/3.5-5.6 lens. Now, if I select Mode A (aperture priority) I can set the ...
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How much is condition worth in a used camera?

My D90 was stolen earlier this year; I want to buy another, because it seems to still be the cheapest modernish DSLR with a reasonably large viewfinder (in Nikon-land, at least). I can save some ...
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Upgrade from D3100 to D90

I have had a Nikon D3100 for some time and I think that it's time to upgrade :) I have looked at Nikon DSLRs (because I have Nikon lenses) and I need help. Firstly I thought about D5100, but it ...
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Overexposed shots on a sunny day with Auto settings?

I have had a Nikon D90 for two and a half years now, and I have been very pleased with my purchase. Due to many many jobs and chores lately, I hadn't used it, until today. It's a sunny day today and ...
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Why does Nikon D90 makes strange sound and shifts Mirror in Viewfinded Eyepiece after Shutter-release button is pressed

Recently I have noticed that my Nikon D90 makes a strange sound and sort of shifts mirror up if you look at the viewfinder eyepiece after you release the shutter-release button. If you try to shoot ...
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How to smoke test basic functionality of a D90 during buying

I think, many beginners want to buy his/her first digital camera. Can them follow some check list to understand that the product is working and working well, has not physical damages, dust and so on. ...
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Are Nikon Distortion Control Data firmware updates critical?

Nikon has released the Distortion control data upgrade for D90 and D5000 (I am an owner of Nikon D90). The Distortion Control Data firmware upgrade is available for Nikon D90 and D5000 cameras ...
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Why does the viewfinder of the Nikon D90 have a 4×4 grid instead of 3×3?

I was amazed that viewfinder of my camera has a 4 x 4 grid. Why is this? There's no 3 x 3 grid. Sad. What is the reason to did it so? Is it possible to fix it (upgrade software of camera)? What ...
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Do Nikon D-100 lenses fit a D-90?

Do the lenses that fit a Nikon D-100 also fit a Nikon D-90 camera body?
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