Exposure with Nikon 80-200 AF f2.8 D issue

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Nikanon, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. Nikanon

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    Hi,

    I was attempting to sell this lens. I have never had a problem with it before, yet when used for the first time in a while to try it out on a Nikon D700, the exposures when stopping down but maintaining an equivalent exposure got brighter. An exposure at f2.8 was correct, but an exposure metered correct at say f-22 was not. What is wrong with my lens? Will it be expensive to fix?

    -Joshua
     
  2. Nikanon

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    Anyone? Help?
     
  3. narsuitus

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    Have you examined the lens to see if the diaphragm is closing during the exposure?
     
  4. landzaat

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    It sounds like oily aperture blades, the lens isn't able to stop down proper 'cause of this. It's fixable.
     
  5. RidingWaves

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    Did you have the body set to use the aperture ring rather than the Sub-Control dial?