Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
New Canon Power Shot A1100 IS is disappointing
\015 New canon PS A1100 IS (12 mgp) does not take pictures as well as my little old Kodak DX6440 (4mgp). Pictures are not as clear and crisp. What am I doing wrong? I am not a photographer and wanted something simple like my old one but with more mgp's. The difference in the pictures I take (of the same thing) are startling. The old Kodak pictures are far clearer and more sharp. I have the Canon set for Automatic. I simply want to point and shoot like I do with the old Kodak.\015
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 :
New Canon Power Shot A1100 IS is disappointing
... Digital Cameras
Turned on my new Nikon S230 and started taking shots. I was disappointed with quality as all the shots were out of focus. Even with enough lights, flash on as well as VR on. Very disappointed.
New?...take it back. ... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera
What are the normal settings for night shots on oly C3030Z. Shall I use flash when I shot on nights? If I set the aperture on F2.8 and the shutter from 2 to 16 sec. I got a lot of pixels on the picture. I found out that if I have the shutter open for a very long time there are many pixels on the shot. I hope you can tell me,about the settings for night shots. I am new to this digital world,and this is my first digital camera. Is this camera not good to shot in the night?
There are ways to deal with this problem. As others have said, \015\012your camera appears to be normal. \015\012\015\012Consider using "dark frame subtraction" to successfully employ \015\012long shutter speeds. The technique involves capturing two ... Olympus Camedia C-3030 Zoom Digital Camera
Dear Camera expert, I bought a brand new Nikon dslr D80 a few weeks ago. From day one I tried to know the Camera, I found problem when I go to cameras "custom setting menu" at rear screen. It displays No memory card? Lock. Whereas there is always a memory card. No. of shots are erratic: Some times there is one shot and no shot further and No memory card display remains on rear screen. Sometimes I am able to take more shots but problen of No memory card display remains Regards, Ja
Hi,I know this is really irritating display and this is a common problem with canon and nikon camera's.Turning off this little annoying feature can be easy or challenging, depending on which camera system you are using.For ... Nikon D80 Body Only Digital Camera
Focus problems I have 2 digital cameras already so I know to hold the button down 1/2 way for focusing. The Nikon is new. I HATE manuals. I am having trouble focusing on close up shots. They are either real blurry or slightly out of focus. It seems the shutter speed is so slow that any movement of my hand ruins the shot. I can take a shot of something, a plant for instance, pulled in fairly close. One shot may be ok and the next one is blurry
There are two likely reasons for the blurry pictures. One possibility is, as you surmised, a slow shutter speed. Try mounting the camera on a tripod or other stable support. You might also try turning on the flash.The other reason is focu ... Digital Cameras
All outdoor shots are white out, indoor shots are fair. I bought this one used. I have one I bought new about 4 years ago with no issues. This one I thought would be a spare. No matter what setting I put it on it whites out outside and has some horizontal lines on inside shots. I think I got took. fuji finepix a340
Check the ISO and EXPOSURE COMPENSATION settings. Should be "auto ISO" or a lower number like 200. Exposure comp. should be on "0". ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera
Hi i m new at slr camera , i buy canon 500d , and when i take a shot , flash light twice or more before take the shot then flash be busy then take shot with flash did it a problem or what/
Check to see if you have the flash set on "red-eye". This causes the flash to pre-flash to eliminate red-eye in your photos. It's a real pain for most photos but if you're shooting in low light, it will eliminate the red-eye. ... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera
New batteries, new charger but the battery life is less then 30 minute with 5 or 6 shots camera shows low battery and then shuts down. This problem is relatively new to my 6 year old camera? Is it time to trade up? Mark
Go to the menus and make sure that the correct batteries are marked. Set the menus to the kind of batteries, it will make a difference. ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera
Camera FX35 was working fine. In middle of taking pix in Oxford, screen suddenly refused to come back on, although optical viewfinder works and on screen viewing of taken shots works OK. Is there a power-saving feature I accidently turned on? Only have the simplified manual with me and am new to the camera. Tried my spare battery but same results. I can continue to take shots via the viewfinder and shots seem to work, but I really want the screen back -
The [AUTO LCD OFF] of the [ECONOMY] mode is active> Press the shutter button halfway to cancel these modes.Charge the battery or replace it with a battery which has enough capacity. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera
Cannot get lens to open or take new photo shots. Can view shots within, but cannot get video shots to function.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\012\012\012\012\01 ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
Ref NIKON D60 I wood like to vew shots one by one after I take them on my lap top via usb port as I am new to SLRs diggy and wont to vew shot by shot Thanks john marshall
Buy Nikon Camera Control Pro software. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
I have a S1500 I just got last month. I was taking pictures of a friend last night and two shots looked like they blew up by themselves and is was yellow. Next two shots was a smoke all around her. I showed her the 20 some shots I took. I went to look at them later and there is an error. I have a new memory card as well, What up with this? These pictures for her husbands birthday TODAY!
Did you format the card in the camera before you tried to use it? Also, go into the menu and scroll to "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Fuji FinePix 3800 Digital Camera
I have a new canon power shot a580 and have used a kodak 2gb memory card. I started with an empty card, took approx 30 pictures and then "memory card error" shows up on my little screen. I can't retrieve the existing pictures or take any new ones. I'm new to this digital camera thing.. What should I do?
Did you format the card in the camera first to initialize it? Use a card reader to download any pictures on the card to a folder you create on your desktop. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A580 Digital Camera
Hi, the photos i take are getting blurred and the image is not at all clear no matter how shot the distance may be i click the image.the only new icon i see on the screen is vibration warning symbol along with steady shot symbol.i have reset to the default modes but still the blurring of the image persists.Can you pls suggest the possible solution for this. i have a W90 Sony ciber shot camera Thanks in advnace..
If you are shooting in Auto mode with flash, this should solve your problem. Make sure you are not dictating any of the settings, i.e. choosing a longer shutter speed, a very small aperture setting, or a very low ISO (sensitivity) setting. ... Digital Cameras
I just bought a refurbished canon A590 digital 8.0 meg, 4x optical zoom, LCD display screen camera via eBay. after only shooting 40 shots, some of them using flash (like 3 or 4 shots out of 40), i found the camera showed battery used up sign. then, it refused to shoot any more. i checked the voltage of the batteries with my old VOM. the batteries were not used up. the meter read they still had 1.35 out of 1.5 volts. i'm just disappointed that the camera can't use up the rest of the
Decentralize the batteries. ... Digital Cameras
CLICKING NOISE hi, im new to photography so i dont really know much i have the casio ex-z1050 after ive taken a shot, i hear this clicking noise as the viewing monitor returns back ready for the next shot to be taken i also hear the same clicking noise when i move the camera pointing from a dark area of the room to pointing straight out of the window as its adjusting to the light should that clicking noise be there whoever has this camera, please reply if you have the same noise
The clicking noise is the internal focus lens. The S500 and S600 are very succeptible to debris getting in the lens. Or, the focus lens was knocked out of alignment. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z600 Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel K2 3000v... bought used. After each shot the battery icon flashes on the LCD screen (the manual says this means the pop up flash mechanism is blocked, it's not) I press the shutter button down half way(as instructed and camera returns to shooting mode) but this happens all over again after each shot. I got to the end of the first roll and it came back completely blank. ?? I'm new to photography so, user error is possible, any ideas on what's wrong? Can I fix it or should I send t
... Digital Cameras
Hi Photography Experts, I am new to this field and but intrested in taking some good shots.. Could you please help me as whats the best way to adjust my camera to take photographs with the maximum exposure and who ever sees would say what a ""GREAT SHOT"" please help me with the settings of my Nikkon coolpix S8 with 7.1 Megapixels. Regards Syed [email protected]
Go to your local public library and browse through the photography section. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Cyber-shot T2 Hello This is probably a long shot but I have had my Sony cybershot T2 for about 1 month now and about 2 weeks ago it just died on me and it won't turn on. I didn't drop it, there is a not a single scratch on it, i have charged the battery 2 full but it just wont turn on. At the beginning it would flash as if it was turning on and then stop. Now it won't even do that. I don't know what to do as I loved that camera and it's very new. It worked perfectly before. If you could help me
Hello Henrietta,\015\012\015\012Your problem is exactly my T2's problem. I returned it to the vendor and I was informed that the board is damaged and possible reason is it was dropped. Just like you, I didn't drop my T2. I wish there w ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20 Digital Camera
Battery life only lasts for a dozen shots, i have tried new batteries but no diffrent, battery indicator starts full and after a few shots is done to halfway before dying completly, any idea's
Hello, peterdearsam,I had exactly same issue with mine and tried so many ways to fix this. Was even ready to buy some new camera instead of this Sony dsc w-17 but then found a way of resetting camera in such way: powerdown and take batteries ou ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W5 Digital Camera
White screen I turn on my Sony Super Steady Shot DSC-T70 Touch panel camera, & all I see is a white screen. All of the buttons work, & all the clicks are there to let me know its still taking pictures. What could be wrong? The camera is fairly new & has new batteries. ????
Turn off camera and tap it on the palm of your hand a few times this should work .hope this helps. jada. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
Olympus e10 problem. Even with new batteries, could only take a couple of shots before the low battery icon came up & camera shut down. Would work fine using mains supply. Fixed by buying new battery holder. Now 3 weeks later doesn't work again - low battery then switch off both using batteries or mains power supply. Any ideas appreciated as it's a great camera when working. Thanks
You didn't say what type of batteries you are using. Best are CR-V3 lithium which should give 500 shots. 2300 mAh Ni-MH rechargeable batteries should give 200 shots. Worst are alkalines which Olympus do not recommend. Have you checked the co ... Olympus Digital Cameras
Flash rebound I am new to digital cameras. So i took a long time searching before deciding on yhe tz3.The camera works great in daylight situations but with night snaps taking shots against glass or neon etc the flash is on the photograph also neon is exagerated spoiling the snaps.I have tried everything on the menu but cant seem to rectify. I am new to this but just back from holiday with mates all with different makes of cameras and not one had same problem. Any ideas. jack.
A camera flash against a glass, or any reflective surface, will bounce the flash light right back at you. Turn off flash when shooting through glass. Note flash is only for shots less than 12 ft distance. It take it you are shooting scenery shots thr ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
We had our charger stolen when on vacation. We have a new Canon Power Shot SD750, digital Elph. Where can I buy a new charger without buying the battery too?
Hi,\015\012you need Battery Charger CB-2LV and price is $50\015\012Please place your order to ... Canon Digital Cameras
New Sony Cyber-Shot H10 takes great pictures but when I print, the photo is very spotty. Old Cannon Elph 6.0 megapixels shots print fine.
... Sony Digital Cameras