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Blinkers When I Am Shooting.

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#1 Clinton Green

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Posted 23 December 2016 - 07:04 PM

​How do I prevent those black blinkers from appearing on my view finder? :huh: 

​I have D7100.


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Posted 24 December 2016 - 12:33 PM

Actually you may want blinkies turned on and displayed in order to know when you are overexposing the image. You correct the over exposure by using higher shutter speed, using a higher number f stop, or lowering the exposure compensation. When you see blinkies on the display it is showing you that there are areas of the image where the highlights have been "blown out" and there is no detail available in that area. Generally you want to expose the image so that you get as much detail as you can without over exposing or just before you see blinkies on your display. It is easy to reduce exposure in post processing without penalty. Raising exposure in pp creates unwanted noise. 

On my D500 the blinkies appear on one of 3 screens I get when I view a photo. 1 screen shows the histogram and shooting data. 2 shows the focus point and 3 blinkies. I switch screens by pressing the dial. I want and use all of the above information. 

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