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I am having a problem with my camera. It works in the sense that it turns on and takes pictures. However, the both the digital lcd display and normal finder display remain black, even after removing the lens cap. I let a friend borrow it a little while ago and I suspect they may have changed some settings, but I'm not sure what to look for to fix it. When it takes pictures, they come out looking very distorted and strange. But, it does take pictures, the flash goes off and a picture records. c

Please check out the Sony support website here: http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DSCF717&news_id=161 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera

Image quality My camera is not working. Whenever I turn it on and attempt to take a picture, there is a discolored, distorted image. The colors all seem to be in a pinkish, redish pastel, with a running, watery look. The batteries are fully charged. If I take the picture, the "prints" displayed when I plug it in, look the same way.

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

Distorted image The image I see through the viewer is distorted(vertical lines). Also if I take a picture that comes up the same, all vertical lines? The picture looks good in the viewfinder but the actual picture is distorted---many horizontal lines thru the picture and the exposure is very very light. I have tried cleaning the lens with an "air duster: but has not helped. Any suggestions?

Sounds like you may have a faulty CCD Sensor or the wiring came loose. My Camera did the samethimg. Email [email protected] and explain to them the problem. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

When i take a picture it looks all distorted

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Pincushion distortion I've actually had this camera for about 2.5 years now, so presume well out of warranty, but I realise by looking back at my photos that the problem may have been there from the start. When taking photos on the default camera position I get a reasonably severe distortion of the picture, such that a person standing off centre will have his head elongated somewhat toward the corners, and straight lines along the edge will bend toward the corners. I suspect from the web

... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Digital Camera

Picture distortion i take the pictures and they are fine on my camera, but when i load them on to my computer the color is distorted and it looks like a puzzel with pieces in the wrong place. i don't know if it is a camera, cable, of computer problem. it worked fine for about 2 months and i can't figure out the problem

Check your battery, if your battery was low it may cause picture distortion. ^_^ ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

I turned on my cam to see the camera making everything look distorted on the screen and distorted when I actually take a picture. Every other function works fine (like the menu screens etc.) so it's not a screen problem so it might be a lens problem or something. Can somebody please tell me what's wrong? My camera is a Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 if it helps. http://yfrog.com/0idsc03740sej Here's a picture of my laptop taken with this camera :( Thanks in advance

I'm afraid your camera is affected by the well known Sony CCD sensor problem - a large number of CCD chips manufactured by Sony between 2002 and 2004 were pron ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera, half the display screen is white with a distortion that looks like a crack down the middle. When I switch over to take pictures/view pictures through the lens, everything looks fine. It seems to be just an issue with the display screen.

Did you ever solve this problem? i have it too...Thanks ... Nikon COOLPIX P60 Digital Camera

Every time I try and upload pictures onto my computer using my Nikon s4000, the pictures are extremely distorted, but look completely fine on the camera itself. I use the chord that came with the camera to transfer them onto my computer. This is the second s4000 I've had, because the first one i purchased had the same exact problem. The only way that the pictures aren't distorted are when I upload them to my boyfriend's laptop by taking the memory card out of my camera and putting it in his lapt

This is a very odd problem, I have the same camera and it works fine, your best bet is to buy a usb SD memory card dongle. they are about 14 dollars, this will solve your problem with the photos, but I don't know why your camera won't work properly w ... Nikon Coolpix S4000 Digital Camera

I own a Canon G7. My 2 year old grabbed it to hold it for god knows how long... I noticed when I heard her dropping it! It works and nothing appears to be broken, but now the display looks out of focus and the pictures it takes appear distorted and fuzzy.

You have a distorted image problem which could be caused by a few things on that camera. Try this site: www.camerasandparts.com They just specialize in service for the Cano ... Canon PowerShot G7 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera we see the Canon logo but when we look through the LCD to take a picture it is black or distorted light (purple and white), playback is also not showing properly

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

When I turn on the canon power shot a80 the screen is distorted and I cannot look at or take images.

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera

Hi my canon powershot s315 is suddenly taking pictures that are grainy, blurry, distorted and the lighting looks very dim although the flash is on. any ideas what could be wrong

... Canon Digital Cameras

My GE A830 is showing horizontal lines that distort the image after taking a picture, but the image looks fine before the picture is taken.

Possibly ccd sensor problem ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera

A distorted purple image appears when my fuji 5000 camera is switched on for taking a shot, it looks like your old analog tv channel has lost a proper signal with loads of wavy and straight purple and black, have taken batters out and reset camera many thanks george

Your CCD (image capture chip) has succumbed to a common problem with many earlier cameras (around 4+ years old). Fuji has had a policy of fixing this known defect at no charge, even though it's well past warranty. For more technical information about ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

My Olympus SP-560UZ USED TO take good pics, and when I look at older pics taken on the rear LCD screen, THEY look fine. However, when I look at real time images on LCD screen and/or take new pics, everything appears "smeared". When I look at new photos taken on LCD screen, or even transferred to computer, it's even WORSE...just one blurry mass of swirling colours. The camera hadn't been used in a month, and just sat in a closet for that time, so WHAT could have happened to it?

... Olympus SP-560 UZ Digital Camera

I do have a Bell + Howell keychain Digital camera with the CD but I do not have the instructions, when I take picture I can't not see those in my computer the only way to see pictures if I take from the camera when this still conect to my computer look like web-cam, but I can't not see any picture that I were take before look like it is been take but when I put the usb is not one picture there, I believe I need the manual, I do not have the boz to either

... Bell & Howell Digital Cameras

When I take a picture with the Canon Rebel, it doesn't focus in the view finder, but when I look at the picture after it has been taken, it is clear and in focus. Why can't it looked focused when looking through the view finder before taking the picture?

Good day,The problem you might be having is that the view finder is out of focus.If this is the problem it is an easy fix.You will see a small wheel next to the view finder (it has a + and a - next to it), look through the vie ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS- When looking through the viewfinder (display screen is turned in,not in use) to either take a picture or to review previously taken pictures, everything in the viewfinder appears blurry. When looking at the display screen to take a picture or to review pictures, everything looks normal. Please help. Thank you.

Glad to be of service. ... Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera


Hi,You can open the camera, but it was not advisable for you to take it off cause of the tiny parts inside that can result of much more damaged on the unit. It is better to take the unit to the service center for thorough check and repair ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

I got a kodak easyshare MD853 two years ago for a christmas present well the other day when you look at the screen everything is a pinkish and it looks the same after you take a pic! I am someone who likes to take pictures and am lost without being able to take pics so please help me!!

... Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera

Lines when i take a picture and take a look at the image (in the camera or the PC display), it has interlaced dark lines across the whole image however when i take videos they look good. i've tried every combination of quality and megapixel configuration but the problem is still there. thanks in advance Peter

Hi peter,Video will not be able to display the dark lines becoz its samling rate is low and so it cannot display detailed image.With your 6 MP camera , the reason for the images having dark lines is that,The SENSOR prese ... Samsung Digimax S600 Digital Camera

Night pictures HELP!!!!!!!!!!! i tried taking a pic of my kids building a snowman at night and when i take the pic, it looks like its 2 in the afternoon, how do take it and still have it look dark outside

Set your exposure compensation to -2.0 ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

When ready to take a photo indoors, screen looks very dark,

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Blurred picture I've been using canon powershot A85 for about 8 months.For the first 5 months i had no problems.Then i stopped using it for about 2 months coz there was no necessity(i removed the batteries and kept it carefully).When i took it yester day, and tried to take photos the picture was blurred.When viewing through the LCD before taking the picture it looks very clear.But after pressing the shutter the photo taken looks blurred and when i view it playback mode again it was blurred.But t

This Service Notice will update Canon U.S.A., Inc.'s previous CCD Image Sensor Advisory, dated October 6, 2005.\015\012\015\012It has come to our attention that the vendor-supplied CCD image sensor used in certain Canon digital cameras and digital vi ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
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