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Autofocus not working on camera - all pictures blurred


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Sometimes the autofocus doesn't work. It is switched to af. When I turn the camera on it will normally focus but after 1 or a couple of pictures it will not autofocus. If I move the switch to Manual I can take the picture and then if I move the switch back to m/a it will focus and keep focusing and I can take a few few more frames then then the auto cocus stops working again and I have to switch back to M and so on. I never know when it wount work. Thank you.


Having received no response in over a month, I assume this is no longer a problem. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Camera Frozen When I turn on my DMC-FX07 none of the buttons work. The zoom doesn't work, the menu button doesn't work, the flash settings dont work. It won't switch from current picture when in viewing mode. I have tried all the picture wheel settings and every one is frozen. I have trie pushing and holding every button and removing and replacing and recharging the battery several times. When I replace the battery the autofocus works but then it freezes (when in heart mode) with the backli


Hi,I tried Option No.1 successfully when my Panasonic DMC-FZ7K froze once:Option No1:1. Try turning the camera on with the battery inserted.2. Now remove the battery while the camera is on. ... Panasonic DMC-FX07 Digital Camera

My AF-S Nikkor 55-200 lens will not take a picture in autofocus mode( D-40 camera). The motor will adjust the lens but the picture will not take. It will take a picture in manual mode The autofocus works fine with the 18-55 lens that came with it.


Hi, I had this problem and found that the level inside the camera for the exposure shutter was bent inwards. This was preventing the lens from adjusting the exposure and also from autofocusing. To fix I just bent it back outwards ... Digital Cameras

System error ya my digital camera coolpix 885 was just working fine,with no problems,then suddenly i tried zoom in and zoom out,took a picture,and the next moment i see all the images taken henceforth are blurred,tried everything clicking pictures with and without flash,zoom in and out and other things,it still does'nt work so i thought i ll switch it off n then restart and hell it gives an error message "system error". so as usual i removed my battery and replaced it back still it shows "syste


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a pro ... Nikon Coolpix 885 Digital Camera

Sony dsc f717 digital camera. Pictures are coming out as one big blur. Even my LCD and traditional viewer show one big blur when I look through them. I have worked with the focus, but to no avail. Camera was manufactured March 2003.


There may be the issue with the CCD (image sensor device) of the Camera. This is a known issue with this Camera.Refer this article to confirm this: ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera

I was at a game shooting pictures with my Canon rebel EOS xsi a friend picked up the camera... started shooting pictures and when he handed the camera back the autofocus wasn't working and the shutter would only occasionally close. How do I get back to the original manufacturers settings... I think he may have played with the buttons when he was trying to get the shot... so th setting may be off... I'd like go back to the original setting and try it from there


Restoring the default settings is pretty easy.Please refer to page 100 of this manual(right-click here and click save target as to download) ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

Blurred pictures Okay so my pictures just started to get blurry and stuff like that for no reason (i took good care of my camera). and then it got a bit wet i think and now the flash won't work either and when i press the flash button thing it won't let me go to the flash menu. the red hand in the top right hand corner wont go away. What do i do? i just got this camera 2 months ago:(


WATER + CAMERAS = NOT GOOD!!\015\012does anyone besides me see this? ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

Hello, I have a Nikon n65 SLR that I just bought off amazon.com to take pictures of my christmas. Everything seems to work, loading the film, put fresh new batteries in, no error messages, autofocus appears to work fine. But the camera will not take a picture.


Do you hear the shutter release mechanism making a noise, indicating that it has opened the shutter when you press the capture button? Also is the memory card full? Empty some pictures and format the card and try again. ... Digital Cameras

System error ya my digital camera coolpix 885 was just working fine,with no problems,then suddenly i tried zoom in and zoom out,took a picture,and the next moment i see all the images taken henceforth are blurred,tried everything clicking pictures with and without flash,zoom in and out and other things,it still does'nt work so i thought i ll switch it off n then restart and hell it gives an error message "system error". so as usual i removed my battery and replaced it back still it shows "syste


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:\015\012\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/ ... Nikon Coolpix 3200 Digital Camera

My camera works, but I cannot zoom in or out. It will focus on object but pictures are not the same quality without zoom working. I had the blurring problem and sent camera in and they fixed it and it was about 6 months later when this happened.


HelloThank you for using FIXYA!!!This\015\012 is a suggestion. If you do not feel comfortable trying it, y ... Digital Cameras

S1 IS faulty autofocus and purple cast Pictures have a purple cast , this is also visible in the display screen and viewfinder. At the same time the focus (manual or auto) does not appear to be working, ie. all the pictures are coming out blurred. Is this likely to be a viable repair


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 S1 IS Digital Camera

Camera (FUGI FINEPIX S7000) turns on, but no image on screen. takes picture, but there is no image. started out with distorted image on screen, cleaned autofocus lens and it worked for a while. now its just a blank screen. everything else on it works, batteries have full charge


CCD failure image sensor failure ur camera may be on service advisory list just mail the fuji film with serial number i am pretty sure they will repair free of charge it is a manufacturing fault in some units manufactured b4 2005 u have ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

Autofocus blury after i was zooming in with my camera i turned it off then when i turn it on the screen was blury. at first i thought it was just the lens but if i zoom in to a certain point the picture is fine. i've been reseting the camera and messing with manual focus but nothing seems to work.


If you would like to reduce the blurring, please check the following before taking a picture: \015\012\015\0121 Distance - When the distance between the camera and the subject is too close, the strength of the light can cause the p ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

Auto focus is not working on my Sony A330. When switched to manual it works fine. If I switch back to autofocus the camera will not focus or take pictures


... Sony Alpha DSLR-A330 Digital Camera

When i try to take phpto with my kodak camera v610 without any zoom the picture came blurred with the red hand sign but when I increase the zoom slightly it gave me a clear picture ( I tried to clean the leses but it dosn't work ) thanks


You need a lens adjustement\015\012and alignement..\015\012hope thet help \015\012regards alan ... Kodak EasyShare V610 Digital Camera

I took off my lens to clean inside the camera and now the camera will not autofocus or work at all??? there was a black mark showing up on pictures...


Did you touch the mirror?...did you touch the sensor behind the mirror? Did you know what you were doing before trying the cleaning operation? Did you Google...how to clean a digital slr camera? ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

When I turn the camera on and look at the picture view, what ever I am trying to take a pic of is a blur. I tried to process the photo, and it is still a blur. Everything else seems to be in perfect working order, it just will not take a clear photo.


Make sure the blurr isn't created by dust or other directly on the lens.\015\012Press the picture button hallfway down in order for the picture to be in focus.\015\012\015\012If all other fails: Repair\015\012\015\012Con ... Kodak EasyShare Z1275 Digital Camera

Dropped camera. The viewer works, the recorder works - but the picture comes out blurred. I can hear it trying to adjust itself.


Hi there the camera lens guide pin is damaged after drop down. Thats why you get a noise for focusing the lens but it did't focus. After that the result is blur image. You must change the guide pin from service center. After that it will work start p ... Olympus Stylus 710 Digital Camera

Autofocus malfunction Never had a problem with extreme close-up.  This morning went to take a detail shot and the focus no longer worked.  This happened in all settings. Nothing changed when I tried to reset autofocus settings.  Still completely blurry.  All other kinds of pictures sharp-distant, middle distant.  I bought the camera for it's macro-abilities.  Help!


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:\015\012\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/ ... Nikon Coolpix 5200 Digital Camera

Faint lines running through the lcd and out of focus pictures with drawn out images. The camara was working normally. I transferred the photos to my computer using a usb cable. I used it once after that, and the pictures were fine. Now on swithing the camera on, the LCD screen has very faint lines running through it and when you take a pic, they come out very blurred and out of focus. Please help. [email protected]


Hi, The "CCD IMAGER" of your camera is in state of malfunction, and the good thing is that SONY provide CCD IMAGER free of cost,For more information ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

When i turn on the camera the lens wont pop open even when the battery is fully charged.... i was taking pictures and it working fine turn the camera off and on again then the lens wont open anymore? i can still view all the pictures i took from the camera but cannot take pictures anymore coz of the lens wont open. i tried initializing the camera by going to set up it didnt work..msg error said turn the camera off and on again and i did but didnt work either many times i tried please help thnks!


The problem is\015\0121- some dirt somehow got on the outside of the lense. After it was retracted fully in, it prevents the camera from opening again. When you turn it on, if it opens a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard and let go ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera

Hi I have a Canon PowerShot 460 Digital Camera and it works great when I want to take pictures or make movies. The problem is that when I try to connect it to my computer to retrieve the pictures on the camera, my computer says that my camera isn't detected. I don't understand why that is because the camera's software works fine. I thought it was a problem with the USB cord, but it works fine with other electronic devices. The USB doesn't seem to work with the camera. I don't get whats the iss


Plug the camera up in the normal way and take a look at 'My Computer'If the PC is seeiong the camera it will indicate this by 'putting' up a new Remoceable drive Icon- If it has work at it from there.If it did nmot - Remove the Camera so ... Digital Cameras

The camera was working fine. I imported the pictures to Picassa succesfully and turned the camera off. I then went to take new pictures and all I get is a black LCD screen and when I load into Picassa the pictures are all black. The camera seems to work well, zoom, flash menu all seem normal except there is no picture. Can it be fixed and would it be cost effective?


The CCD is bad or the Iris is shut stuck. If it's the Iris just stuck, it might just have moisture - leave the camera in a dry place for a day. If it's the CCD - pretty much "kiss-it-good-bye". To replace the CCD is expensive - get a new camera. ... Digital Cameras

Power/lens Problems I'm having some power/lens problems with my camera. When I turn on the power in either the picture or video mode, the green light will turn on for a split second then turn off. The lens does not come out at all. However, when I try to turn it on with the picture viewer or in the menu it works just fine. When I start with the picture viewer and then switch to the camera it turns off. Thus it seems that whenever I want to take a picture or a movie the camera doesn't work.


It seems that the lense movement is jammed. Have you dropped the camera? just have a close look from the front side of the camera, does the lense assembly seems to be pressed or moved aside by some extra preassure? if no physical disalingment is vi ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P72 Digital Camera
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