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Member Since 19 Jun 2014
Offline Last Active Nov 12 2021 06:15 PM

Nikon D90 Viewfinder Fails To Illuminate.

29 June 2021 - 10:10 PM

I have been in the market for a good, used Nikon D90 with a very low shutter count.  I finally found one only to discover that


this Nikon release has a common problem with the Viewfinder failing to illuminate.  Further snooping revealed that this 


appears to be an issue that needs to be repaired only by Nikon.  This unit has only approximately 8,000 snaps.



Anyone have any direct hands on experience with this issue?


Many thanks, 



Still in the hunt for an upgrade, however this is what I was advised.

24 September 2020 - 12:32 AM

Greetings all,


I have been testing both the Nikon D3xxx and Nikon D5xxx series bodies and was seriously advised to avoid purchasing any of those models.  I was strongly advised to seek out a Nikon D7100 or Nikon D7200 body.  I do still very much enjoy floral photography, landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, some indoor portrait work and outdoor model shoots.  I am also considering returning to a 2 1/4 square format, which I miss tremendously.  Many thanks for any and all helpful hints and



Kind regards,


Tonytee.  :)

Please Nikon, say it ain't true.

11 September 2020 - 01:45 AM

Today I was chatting with some people who claim they are familiar with the ways of Nikon.  From what they have informed me is that Nikon has seriously changed the way it does business.  For example, now there is only one authorized service center in the state of New Jersey.  Nikon appears to no longer support more and more models including the amazing D700.


Also, having to send an item in for repairs to Nikon can and does take a very,very long time and the expense can be cost

prohibitive and of course Nikon does not pay for shipping at all.  These folks seem to fear that Nikon may be going in the direction of Olympus Corporation by selling off their photographic equipment operations and focusing mainly on their scientific division products such as electron microscopes, etc.


I also expressed my interest in upgrading to a D750 or even the possibility of a D850 and I could not believe the look of surprise and shock on their faces.  They proceeded to tell me that these models are not what they are cracked up to be and that I should be considering looking elsewhere for a serious upgrade.  Thnx for reading.


Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these pandemic ruled times.


Kind regards,