Having problems with your Nikon D50 Digital Camera ?

Flashing "f--" I recently took my d50 up a mountain hike and at the top I took a landscape shot that showed up on the viewer as just a full white/blank picture, and now I can't take any more pictures or focus or anything. I just get a flashing "f--" in the aperture space. Did I break something? How do I fix it? Thanks

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Reading your post again, I think what I copied and pasted above makes a lot of sense...it seems like your photo was horribly overexposed (all white) because of lens failure or miscommunication with the camera, which makes sense considering the F--- error.

Hope you get it sorted out...repair may be necessary.

"F-- means the CPU in your AF camera body cannot\015\012communicate with the CPU inside your lens. That means either your lens\015\012is an older manual-focus one and has no CPU or there is some electronic\015\012communication problems.\015\012

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If you have an AF lens on your camera and still get F--, I\015\012would first clean the electronic contacts in the lens mount area, on\015\012both the body and the lens."

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Hope this helps!

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