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Nikon D90 Error Message posted by jitkag July 23, 2012 02:30AM reply | quote
posted by jitkag
I mount the lensbaby composer on my Nikon D90; thereafter the shutter won't release and I get the F-- message. Can someone tell me whether I need to adjust a camera setting in order to use the lens? I thought I'd just put it on and start experimenting!
Re: Nikon D90 Error Message posted by Marcum August 02, 2012 12:03PM reply | quote
posted by Marcum

What program are you using, aperture priority, or manual?

Some cameras will only work in manual; others in AP and manual.

The F-- denotes no lens info, F-stop, is recognized by the camera from the lens setting. My Nikon and Pen E PL-1 gives the same notation since there is no electrical connection from lens to body.

I shoot a Nikon 3100 and it works only in manual. My Pen micro four thirds read exposure in AP and Manual. All my full frame 35mm Nikons work in manual or AP (FE2 and F3 HP).

Some cameras have a "shoot with no lens" setting, if you do try it, you will have to meter the exposure or guess and correct as you shoot.

Hope this helps.

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/02/2012 12:09PM by Marcum.
Re: Nikon D90 Error Message posted by jitkag August 03, 2012 07:04AM reply | quote
posted by jitkag
Thanks very much. I set the camera on Manual and everything is fine.

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