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jjmirenzi Registered since 31st May 2012Sun 24-Mar-13 05:29 PM
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"Intermittent black on image D3100"
Sun 24-Mar-13 05:30 PM by jjmirenzi

Dupont, US
          

After registering a perfectly good image the next one is black. SHutter sounds like it is working. What could be the range of possible problems.

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SheriB Silver Member Awarded for sharing her exceptional images and details of rural farm life.
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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
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SheriB Silver Member Awarded for sharing her exceptional images and details of rural farm life. Nikonian since 11th Sep 2010Sun 24-Mar-13 06:02 PM
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#1. "RE: Intermittent black on image D3100I"
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Is this consistant..good image,black image..good image,black image? If so does the 3100 allow bracketing and do you have it set, possibly with an extreme negative exposure compensation?

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Tue 26-Mar-13 03:30 AM
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#5. "RE: Intermittent black on image D3100I"
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Hi Sheri,

The D3100 doesn't support bracketing.

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Marty

  

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Sun 24-Mar-13 07:00 PM
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#2. "RE: Intermittent black on image D3100"
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Hi Joe,

Are you using flash or shooting ambient light?

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Marty

  

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golfercat Silver Member Nikonian since 15th Sep 2012Sun 24-Mar-13 07:13 PM
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A sample of good and black images with the EXIF data might be helpful to see what is happening

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jjmirenzi Registered since 31st May 2012Mon 25-Mar-13 03:17 PM
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shooting indoor sports. First image perfect, next black. this is intermittent and not consistent.

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Tue 26-Mar-13 03:39 AM
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Hi Joe,

Check the Exif data of the dark image and compare the settings (Shutter Speed, Aperture (f/#), and ISO) to the settings of the image both before and after the dark image. If the difference in the settings is large, I would suspect a problem with the meter.
If the settings are similar I would suspect an issue with the shutter.

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Marty

  

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