Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
How to take close-up pictures ?
\015 I'm having trouble with the clarity of close pics, can you help me with the best settings to use to take close-up pictures ? \015\012Thanks \015\012Jim\015
Look for a button or setting that looks like a small flower. If there is one on your camera it will set up for close ups to about 7 inches. When done press the button again to clear the setting. The button may cycle through several different settings so you may have to press it multiple times to access the close-up mide.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Lumix tz3 Please turn camera off and then on again" as soon as camera is switched on. I Can view any menu, or read SD card, but cannot take any pictures. If I turn on in a picture taking mode it starts to focus and then the message appears, when I turn it off the lens does not close. If I turn on in playback mode, it works fine, if I turn it off from playback mode, then the lens closes. Basically, any picture taking mode triggers the error message. Solution?
Low battery maybe? Try holding camera firmly in one hand, with camera on and in record mode, and strike in on its edge firmly on the heal of your other hand. This technique is often sucessful with temporary camer 'quirks' like freezing, lens not full ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
Just few days before I purchased Nikon P90. Earlier I used Sony H50. I am very disappointed with P90. Reasons are : i) The LCD display is very poor compressing with Sony H50. ii) Battery levels are not displayed unless the power is too low. iii) Picture quality not very satisfied. iv) If I take a close picture, the subject size is changed. (example, I take a close picture of my daughter for passport size picture, but my daughters' face is changed in picture). It is very pleasurable for me if
Have you tried going through the owner's manual and trying each thing in order? ... Nikon COOLPIX P90 Digital Camera
My ex Z1000 wont take pictures. i turn the camera on the lens goes in and out some times it looks like its going to let me take a picture and then the lens closes back into the camera and the screen goes black. It looks like the cameras off but I push the play button on top and it lets me view pictures. I don't think its the lens because the lens seems to open and close fine. Ive only used this camera 3 times and it has been stored safely so Im not sure what happened. It will only let me get int
Your camera problem has the problem chance. Fisrt you should try with full charge battery. sometime weak battery cause also. Second main pcb does not resetting every time after taking picture.\012I hope you luck! \012Would you give more detail pr ... Digital Cameras
I have a Nikon coolpix s270. I need to take picture close up of lapel pins. How do I set the camera up to take close clear picturs of item that are as small as 1/2 inch in diameter.
... Nikon Digital Cameras
Close-up picture Hi! I purchased my camera to take up close-up pictures of handmade greeting cards. The cards are 4" x 5 1/2" with lots of little details. I'd like to show as much detail as possble. I'm not sure what the best setting are? I've tried using the flash, but the whole picture just glares out, the light bounces off of the card and makes a big glare in the center. Without the flash, the picture is too dark. Can you help me figure out the best setting to use? Or, what kind of lighting
Take photo under diffused light from sun inside the room or outdoor. Do not use flash. Try to use macro mode else adjust using manual focus(MF) mode. You will sure get a fantastic exposure.-G.Ganesh, Boisar ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
I have a cannon eos xsi was hiking up a hill & got some sweat on the camera when i got to the top of the hill gave to my wife & she was reviewing the pictures. when the camera suddenly turned off. we thought it was a battery problem as she had taken close to 500 pictures that day.when we got home recharged battery and would'nt take shots says error 99 and to repower. will show all pictures we taken but will not take pictures help please
MY CANON GOT WET ... Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi Body Only Digital Camera
I have a Canon Power Shot SD990 digital camera. It takes great pictures except when I want to take a close up picture of an item I want to put on Ebay. I have read my manual, but can't seem to get the blur out of the pictures. They are okay, but not crisp like other pictures of subjects.
Are you taking the pictures in "macro" mode? This requires a steady hand so a tripod is a good idea. ... Canon PowerShot SD990 IS / Digital IXUS 980 IS Digital Camera
My camera (s1075) is not taking any pictures or lettin me view my pictures due to the lens being frozen. it is stuck between open and close state and so will not open when i switch the camera on nor will it close. when switched on the camera shows the samsung screen but nothing else after that (both when i switch camera on and when i try to view my pictures)..is there anyway i can reset the camera or fix the problem manually (considering i cannot see any other screen besides the start up samsung
Sorry, it doesn't sound like a quick fix is going to work here. The lens sounds like it took a pretty good hit and may be misaligned now, which is keeping it from fully retracting. Your best bet is a service center at this point. ... Samsung S1070 Digital Camera
Canon 1400 IS: When I take a picture using flash of a close up object, a shadow is cast on the lower right corner of the picture. For pictures that are not taken close up with flash, or taken from further away and just zoomed in to the object, does not have this issue. Do you know what could be causing this shadow issue?
It's most likely the shadow of the lens. The flash is above and to the left of the lens, so the shadow of the lens will be to the right and below. ... Digital Cameras
Nikon Coolpix Hi, im wondering if someone can help me so close to christmas. I last used my camera a week ago and it was fine. however when i went to use it last night the viewing screen just stayed black as though i was take a picture in the dark (yes the lens cover was open) i can take a picture but its just black. All the other functions are fine. My mum admitted to trying to show my sister some pictures on my camera but accidently went into image mode so she switched it off. However i hav
With the power off, hold the camera in your palm and smack the front of the camera on your leg or arm. You might have to smack it a few time t ... Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera
Missing shots I have a Coolpix L18/L16 Nikon and I am missing all of my pictures. I take them but by the time the shot goes through the picture is lost. It continually results in pictures where my daughter's eyes are closed. What can I do? I am guessing that some setting is off which makes it take too long to snap the photo.
Your camera works fine, but they made it like this, so you should push the button all the way down, not half way, because when you push half way, the camera focus on the target, and the little lasers flash, but that is no shoot... on the other hand, ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Door error My camera door, when opened, only shows the pictures on the camera. It keeps saying "door closed" when I open the door to take pictures. Because this keeps coming up, I cannot take pictures.
Find your manual at http://manualfox.com/link/vivitar.htm ... Vivitar ViviCam 3710 Digital Camera
The lens stays locked even when i turn the camera on.. the pictures i take are all black.. the lens retract but still closed.. the display is all black and the pictures are all black... other features are working i just can't take any pictures or videos.. how do i fix it?
... Pentax Optio S7 Digital Camera
Fuzzy pictures Every time I take a distance picture with my camera, it comes out fuzzy...the only pictures that come out clear are the ones I take (extremely) close up. I've tried flipping the switch on the side from the person to the mountain but it doesn't work. HELP!!!
... Argus QuickClix 5150 Digital Camera
I can't take close up pictures. The lens moves in and out, makes a weird clicking sound but will not take the picture. Picture also looks blurry. Don't know if I changed one of the settings by accident.
How close are you trying to get? Each lens has a minimum focus distance. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
I bought my camera 6-7 months ago. Now when I try to take pictures the lens comes out but I can't take a picture. and then a Lens Error message shows up on my screen and the lens closes. I can view pictures that I've already taken but that's it. I think the camera turned on while it was in my purse and somehow damaged the lens. What should I do?
Leaving the camera on and putting it where pressure is applied on the extended lens will damage the gears driving the lens mechanism in and out.There fore the problem was due to a broken gear mechanism.You need to bring it to a service/repair shop, b ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
Taking photos When i take pictures up close with the flash on, the pictures come out white and you can hardly see the photos anyway of this not happening
Set the camera flash to auto. A digital camera will automatically use all available light to take a picture, and will only use extra light (the flash) if it needs to.\015\012By using manual flash you are over exposing your shots..... giving it ... Praktica SlimPix Digital Camera
Is there a adjustment button somewhere on the camera for taking pictures at close range? When I take a close up shot it is blurry. Let me know if any kind of adjustment can be made. get back to me at [email protected] Thanks Mr. "G"
It's hidden, right there on the front of the unit! On the distant setting (mountain icon) it will focus down to 60cm; on the close-up setting, called "macro" by photographers, (flower icon) it will focus down to 10cm. ... HP Photosmart E317 Digital Camera
My Evolt E-300 won't take a picture. Seems find until you go to take the pic and then the shutter opens and closes multiple times without any picture.
Try to set all menu items to default as much as you can. Some cameras have a reset to default setting or a button to reset to default. After setting to default, try the camera again. If all fails, this camera will need repairs. If i ... Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital Camera
The lens on my Canon digital camera will not close... i am unable to take a pciture and do not know the reason for this....when the camera is put on i am able to see my old pictures but when i click to take a new picture the screen is blank..i dont know what to do...please help...i have the canon power shot sd 500 camera and the problem that appears is the E18...... please help me
OK you are probably going to think I am loony giving you this advise But No I am completely sane!Get a can of compressed air OR acces to a compressor at your local garage Get them to fit the triggered air blower tool to it.Blo ... Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera
Lense will not close when it cuts off, now it will not take pictures, fujiflim a100, when the batteries would die the camera's lense would not close now it won't take a pic what can I do its my sons camera
Lence will not close when it cuts off ... FUJIFILM A100 Digital Camera
I have a Nikon CoolPix 4300 that is about 5 years old. I mostly use it in the Macro mode for close-up photos of the sewing thimbles I sell on eBay. The last two times I've used the camera, I can take only a few pictures (2 or 3) before the camera shuts itself off. It will come back on by itself, after a while, but I have to totally reset it to take only a few pictures, then it shuts off again. I have set the auto shut off to 30 minutes, but that didn't help. I have tried several different batter
The capacitor in the circuit board is getting weak not holding the circuit open. That is why it is shutting down. The cost to repair it outweighs the cost of a new camera ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera
I do not have a manual for this camera. I am trying to take close up photos of jewelry. It looks great in the monitor but when I take the picture I get a white screen with no picture. I need info on setting the camera properly. thanks, vicki
You can download a manual from the manufacturer's web site at http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/support/Cameras-Camcorders/Digital-Cameras/Lumix-Digital-Cameras/model.DMC-LZ2 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera
I have a canon rebel xs. When I try to take a close-up picture , my camera can't focus and it makes a weird sound when I press the shutter button. It just wont take the picture.
There's a limit as to how close each lens can focus. You're probably over that limit...back up a bit. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Zoom error When i turn the camera on, the shutter opens, then closes, then it beeps and says zoom error on the screen. I am able to shut it off, take pictures off it that are on it, get to the menu screen, and pretty much everything that isn't taking pictures.
If you are still under MFG warranty and bought it from Best Buy they will ship it to service most likely, If you have their service plan they will be able to ship it for service... this needs to be serviced by a professional repair place... ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera