Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Pictures are not sharp
\015 What does the little red hand that shows up on display sometimes? I don' t seem to be able to get sharp pictures, especially by close-ups\015
On most camers that means you are going to get a blurry photo because of camera shake. Using the flash should take care of it. You may have the flash set to "flash off" mode accidently, and in insufficient light the shutter speed is too slow to stop blur.
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I got a Nikon D5000 and 18-55mm lens. When I take pictures using focal between 18-24 mm the deep of field is not sharp especially for landscape pictures. I made at list 200 pictures (the same image) test and the conclusion was: between 18-24mm focal the far field is not clear but what it is close to lens is sharp. The sharpness is coming when I change the focal to 35-55mm. I got a Nikon 24-70mm lens only for test purpose and the same. My test was on different modes that means P, S, A, M, and Aut
We need to understand Depth of Field first. Depth of field increase in two ways, one with the Aperture setting and one with the distance the lens is focused on. Example, at F22 focused at 10 feet the Depth of Field will be (assume for the example) ... Nikon D5000 Digital Camera
I own cannon G9. I fail to get good sharp open outdoor pictures at night especially in place not well lighted. Do I all the time have to take pictures Manually to get sharp pictures as we do with focus adjustment in other camera ? I am not happy with keeping adjustment on night mode. Where can I read the correct programming of Apperature speed iso etc to take better pictures. Or can you suggest custom setting for outdoor and indoor night pictures thanks hoshangnekoo
If you have tried using the auto setting and it is still doing the blurry pictures it sounds like a problem with your camera not the settings themselves.\015\012This blog ... Digital Cameras
When take picture in normal mode or 1x/ 2x zoom the picture clarity and sharpness is very good.but when i take picture in 3x/4x optical zoom ,picture clarity and sharpness is very poor..my camera i cannon power shot as 570 is?is there any solution for this issue? thanks, Litty
Turn on auto focus and when you are taking a shot let Auto-Focus adjust the blurry image in the viewfinder beforeyou take a shot. If you do not know how to do it please let me know and I will give you detailed instructions.Sai. ... Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera
When I shoot with my nikon, I'm able to see details and and sharpness on the images. When I shoot with my sigma sd14 I am not gettin any sharp pictures. When u see the pictures u are not able to see a
This Sigma has poor reviews at high iso levels i.e 1600, try dropping the iso levels down and see if there is any significant improvement.\015\012\015\012Regards Marc\015\012A Nikon/ Canon Fan ... Sigma SD14 Digital Camera
I have been having problems getting sharp pictures. Especially indoors. I have the cool pix 6000 and reset all my settings to the factory settings. My pictures indoors seem almost "filtered"...not sharp at all. I took some pics outside and they are great. Shouldn't the auto setting adjust to take great pics inside and out?? Any help would be appreciated.
Try turning ON the "Anti Shake AE", also, try using "fill-in" flash mode. ... Nikon COOLPIX P6000 Digital Camera
Blured Pictures I just added the sb 600 speedlight to my 8800 camera, and when i take a picture without any zoom used, the picture looks great, as soon as i use the zoom the picture is slightly blured. I checked all the settings I could think of but my thought is when I zoom the flash it should compensate and the picture should be sharp especially using VR. Does anyone have any thoughts on this problem, Thank You Frank
If your camera firmware is version 1.5 or older, try upgrading the cameras firmware. Heres how to check which version you have and how to update: ... Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera
My pictures have a yellow cast to them and they are not very sharp. When I take pictures outside, my photos are invariably washed out. I find myself manually adjusting light balance before I print (either darkening if I take picture outside or lightening if I take the picture inside). I almost always use Auto mode. I have found nothing that corrects the nasty yellow cast.
Have you changed the white balance setting? ... Digital Cameras
Backlight I am having a few problems, but I'll bet they are all related: 1. backlight icon stays on 2. white lines across picture on playback or: 3. often picture will look b/w; very sharp contrasts. 4. All looks ok when taking picture; problems start when reviewing or putting on computer. I have used "reset" with no help.
Its sounds like the camera is over exposed and the shutter is not functionaling correctly. qualified tech to look at camera. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera
Fuzzy pictures My camera does not take clear pictures, no matter what I do. All the pictures are fuzzy and not sharp. Is there a tip you can recommend or a way I can reset the camera to original settings. Even if the camera is on auto focus, auto flash, and normal mode...they are still fuzzy. help!!! Amanda
Go back to film. Digital SUCKS. ... Casio Exilim EX-Z50 Digital Camera
Sharp VE-CG40 I bought this camera off ebay. I do not have any software for it. I cannot get it to transfer pictures to my computer. I think i need to install a driver. It is a Sharp 3x Optical Zoom Digital Still Camera VE-CG40. Where can I download a driver? Hell I have the camera model sharp Digita till camera the model is VE-CG40U. I bought this but i don't have the software would you please send for me the software thank you very much.
... Sharp VE-CG40U Digital Camera
When displaying pictures from Nikon D60 on TV (HDTV & non-HDTV) the pictures are not as sharp as when the pictures are displayed on the computer. How can this be resolved?
View the pictures on the computer. NTSC television is about 700x500 resolution. I'm sure your computer has much better resolution, and you can also zoom in. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Fuzzy pictures pictures look like their is a light film over them even in natural light outside, you want to keep rubbing your eyes to make it go away. it's subtle, but i am photographing antiques and the pictures need to be SHARP!
Looks like you're using improper settings on your camera. Change it first to default then pick up a scene ... Canon PowerShot G10 Digital Camera
DSC-T7 Blurriness Last week I purchased a DSC-T7 and I am having several problems with picture quality. Mainly, any white or light object in the picture (whether it be a t-shirt or a blanket etc.) has a extremely blurry edge, almost like a halo. Other areas of the picture then would be rather dark. I don't think it is an autofocus issue. I have set the EV to -1.0, the WB to Auto, the contrast, sharpness, and I everything else to normal. Can the camera be adjusted to fix this? thanks
Try this test:\015\012Mount the camera on a tripod or set it on a secure base and use the self timer to trip the shutter. Doing this will totally eliminate any possibility of camera shake causing blurriness.\015\012\015\012If the picture is still blu ... Sony DSC-T7 Digital Camera
LCD screen not sharp / focusing when taking pictures
... Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP
Printed pictures look like a puzzel - not clear and sharp.
You have changed the resolution on your camera to a lower setting. A lower setting will allow you get more pictures on your camera's memory card but the quality will be very much lower. How you change this will vey much depend on your camera. Read th ... Polaroid i737 Digital Camera
My camera used to take really sharp pictures. Now
Hello!\015\012The shutter speeds affect image quality and you may need a shutter replacent.\015\012Southern Photo Technical Service is a Authorized Service Center for Canon.We do service the camera model you mentioned and the ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Sharp VE-CG40 I bought this camera off ebay. I do not have any software for it. I cannot get it to transfer pictures to my computer. I think i need to install a driver. It is a Sharp 3x Optical Zoom Digital Still Camera VE-CG40. Where can I download a driver?
I bought this camera off ebay. I do not have any software for it. I cannot get it to transfer pictures to my computer. I think i need to install a driver. It is a Sharp 3x Optical Zoom Digital Still Camera VE-CG40. Where can I download a driver? ... Sharp VE-CG40U Digital Camera
Nikon D90,,,brandnew..the LCD screen flickers when recording a movie and when playback pictures they first come up a little blurry and then when they come to sharp focus the picture shrinks slightly....do I need to send it back?...thanks David
Hello,The D90 movie mode is not perfect.Keep the camera steady when shooting movies to reduce flicker.It sound like you are not in focus when you start recording the movie. Press the shutter button halfway to focus, then ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
Kodak EasyShare V1253 camera Picture produced is not in sharp focus, blur warning (hand) appears, picture is very light, and there are a series of horizontal parallel lines each time that the camera is used. Help has been sought in the shop from which the camera was bought but without a successful conclusion. Thank you for your help.
Did software update\015\012did firmware update\015\012did memory card format\015\012I think it helped. \015\012mine use to take good pix then got blurry. \015\012seems to be better but just did it all and have only take ... Kodak EASYSHARE V1253 Digital Camera
My Nikon D5000 gives out blurry pictures and the auto focus sometimes does not work. I've sent the lens to be examined & repaired and today I tested it again after being repaired. Today I took a picture of a person standing in front of a wooden fence and instead of focusing on the person (which was my intention), the camera focused on the fence. The result: The fence is sharp but the person is blurry. What causes this? Is it the lens or the body? How can I solve these problems?
Set it on portrait mode in case your subject is standing away. ... Nikon D5000 Digital Camera
Picture quality Pictures are not sharp and very fuzzy with a white haze all around
Try cleaning the lense. May have smudged finger prints that cause light diffusion. Cheers ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Grainy Pictures Lately I have been looking at my images photographed at 1200X800 and seen they look quite grainy. I have no idea why they have all this grain, I have the sharpness at normal level and the quality set as FINE. The ISO is in auto mode also. Does anyone have any idea what it could be or how I can get better less grainy pictures.
With the iso set on auto mode it will change depending on the light and anything above iso 200 is very bad on this camera i know have the 717 and it does a lot better but if you can set the iso yourself and take it off auto allways use 100 or 200 for ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F707 Digital Camera
W1 Sharpening I am new to the Sony W1 and I have read somewhere that the camera should be set to the P mode and the sharpening to the ( - ) minus and it would yeild the best results. I am confused, why would you want the picture to be less sharp if your shooting nature for example. Wouldn't it be better to use the + setting? When I download the pictures into my Sony laptop using the Window XP program that came with the Sony K35, how do I view the settings that the camera was at when the pi
I've never heard this philosophy applied to the W1. i usually hear about this associated with the 828 and higher end cameras. the (-) setting is usually used to reduce the amount of noise that the image will have straight from the cam.\015\012\015\01 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera
I dropped my camera in June, and it has not made a clear picture since. I have all of the settings set like the book, but it still does not make a real sharp picture. What do I do or do I need to send it in. It is about a year old.
Hi nlocklinPlease bee sure that the batteries is fully charged.Is there a reset button to factory settings ??Make sure that not some settings are in the wrong way.Try to take the batteries out for a day and then tr ... Digital Cameras
Hello, I have the s7000. My batteries seem to be fine. It does not save the pictures quickly like it used to. The green light at the back stays orange for a while, then flickers orange/gree, then it has saved the photo and i can shhot again. Also when i turn it off, if the light is orange it will not close or retract the lens. Only after a few seconds, quite a few will it close. I also notice the pictures are not as sharp as before. Also, a few times the lens has not come out when turned on,
The saving issue may well be helped by unloading the photos from the memory and memory card and then reformatting it. It is recommended that the memory be reformatted after every download of photos rather than just extracting them and using the ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera