Why does my film camera say FEE?

If the cameras LCD screen displays “FEE” in the area where the aperture is normally displayed, please ensure that the lens is attached to the camera correctly. This error message will appear if the lens is not attached correctly to the camera or if you are not using a CPU lens such as the NIKKOR AF or NIKKOR P lenses.

What does FEE mean on a Nikon d300?

What does the FEE or F– error message displayed on an SLR camera mean? The FEE error indicates that the camera cannot control the full range of the lens aperture. If your lens has a mechanical aperture ring, rotate the aperture to its smallest opening, or highest f-number – normally marked in orange.

How do you lock aperture on a Nikon lens?

If you press it down and also turn it clockwise by 90 degrees so that the arrow points towards f22, you can rotate the aperture ring to f22 and lock it to that setting. However, you can use this lens on the D50 as long as the aperture is set to its minimum, namely f22 for this lens. It does not have to be locked.

How do I fix my Nikon fEE error?

“fEE” error indicates that the lens aperture ring is not set to the minimum aperture (Largest f-number). This error usually occurs in older lenses consisting of an aperture ring. To resolve this error, select the minimum aperture and lock it using the aperture locking switch.

What does minimum aperture mean?

The term ‘minimum aperture’ refers to the smallest possible hole that can be formed by the aperture blades in a photographic lens. Generally at it’s minimum aperture a lens will produce extremely sharp images with a wide depth of field, but will allow a much reduced amount of light to strike the photographic medium.

What is minimum aperture lock?

The minimum-aperture mechanical lock just guarantees that the aperture ring is in the fully closed position so the camera can use the full range of apertures. As Leigh has described, the lock just ensures you’ll get the full range. It also ensures you won’t accidentally turn the ring.

What does F mean in Nikon camera?

Aperture controls the brightness of the image that passes through the lens and falls on the image sensor. It is expressed as an f-number (written as “f/” followed by a number), such as f/1.4, f/2, f/2.8, /f4, f/5.6, f/8, f/11, f/16, f/22, or f/32.

What does fee mean on my camera settings?

That way, the camera can select from the full range of f-stops available. FEE means an error has occurred because you haven’t done above settings. It’s a common error that I find all the times with older lenses or 3rd party lenses with aperture rings. If the lens is fully manual, use it in manual mode only, M not P, S or A.

What does fee mean on the aperture ring?

On older lenses with a rotating aperture ring, you need to rotate it to the maximum f/stop (such as 22) and then slide a lock on the ring. That way, the camera can select from the full range of f-stops available. FEE means an error has occurred because you haven’t done above settings.

What does fee error mean on Nikon DSLR?

Nikon Fee error is something that appears on the camera LCD when the camera cannot fully control the range of lens aperture. It tells about a fact that the camera is unable to capture the shoot in this aperture and you need to change the one for capturing the image.

How do I fix the fee error message on my camera?

First you will want to turn your camera on to where you see the “FEE” error message on the LCD screen. Next, you will set the camera’s aperture ring to the highest number available. After this, the last step is to lock the aperture ring by using the switch.