Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

When you take one picture the camera freezes up you either have to turn it off or wait awhile to take an other picture


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What digital camera?, How large an image (MP)? The cameras buffer may be taking time to prcess and write the image to the storage card. Try taking smaller images(both format and/or megapixals) and see if that helps. Read your owners manual on how to do this.
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When you take one picture the camera freezes up you either have to turn it off or wait awhile to take an other picture


What digital camera?, How large an image (MP)? The cameras buffer may be taking time to prcess and write the image to the storage card. Try taking smaller images(both format and/or megapixals) and see if that helps. Read your owners manual on how to ... Digital Cameras

Well when i take a picture, it takes it. but when i try and take another picture, it just beeps three time. and then i tried to turn it off, and it wont do that either. it just says "please wait for your camera to finish recording" but im not recording anything. and i waited for a bit to see what happened. and all it says not is "system error" in red. the only way to turn it off is to take the battery out. i tried to reset it. but nothing is working...


Sounds like you have a bad camera,try to take it back to the store you got it from and tell them what is going on,be careful thou as people are getting stupid nowadays. ... Digital Cameras

Both my digital cameras will take pictures for awhile, then go black for awhile, then take pics again for awhile. One will beep at me, one makes a clicking noise, when they go black. Happens with either battery or adapter power. Why?


I think this is due to some small loose connection in the camera. that is what making the screen black. and more over the clicking noise may be due to some mechanical breakage which can be repaired only at service ... Digital Cameras

Sometimes when I go to take a picture the screen turns a purplish color and has wavy lines through it - if I do take a picture - that is what it looks like...if I wait awhile, sometimes it will go away and I can take a picture as normal. This has only just started happening recently - what is the problem?


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

I have a Nikon D80 camera that is about 1 year old. I has worked fine until about 6 months ago. Sometimes when I turn it on and press the button to take the picture nothing happens. I have to wait awhile and keep playing with the button and then it will finally take the picture and act normal. This happens inside and out. Sometimes the flash will pop up outside in direct sunlight. Do I have some settings wrong or why is it acting like this?


Are you getting a Err message? If so The ERR message is not a good thing. Read page 132 of the D80 Manual. Also, try a factory reset found on page 129 of the manual. On the left side of the camera is the terminal cover, inside below the USB connector ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

I can only take a few pictures on my camera before it either shuts itself off and/or won't turn on again. When I try to turn it on the red light flashes but the lens doesn't extend, and then the light goes out. It's like the batteries are dead. I've tried brand new ones, rechargeable ones, etc. It's not under warranty anymore so I'm not really sure what my options are.


Pls. use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher).\015\012\015\012If your cam use manufactors rechargeble batt.:\015\012Make sure that you are installing a fresh/ full charge battery\015\012 ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

Nikon cooplix 4300 worked for 5 years fine now it will turn on take one picture and then when I press the button to take another picture it won't work (the button physical won't go down to take the picture). If I turn it off and turn it back on again, it does the same thing, takes one picture and then nothing. I think something is wrong with the button?


What does the battery icon show? If it shows an almost depleted battery the camera will only let you take one picture, then disable it from taking any more.\015\012\015\012It's possible the battery won't hold a charge, so you should consider te ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

When i take a picture it works fine..but then i try and take another picture and it appears the whole functions of the camera is locked up..cant do anything..however the screen still shows a image.. to take another picture i need to turn off and turn on the camera again and then it will only allow me to take one picture then i have to turn it off and on again.. please help with this problem...im sure its something simple but it is very frustrating thank you


Firstable go on to your camera settings try looking around for the problem if this does not work get it repaired hope you have warrenty if you don't itll be a little expensive so goodluck:) and please rate this solution...\015\012But if this do ... Digital Cameras

The camrea turns on but will not take a picture. the card is not full. you can use all the buttons when you first turn it on but then when you try to take a picture it will not take one and then you can not use the buttons anymore. If I shut the camera off and turn it back on I can use the menu buttons again. When I turn on the camera the red button by the view finder blinks three times.


Try this...the next time all the buttons work, go into the menu and search for "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Pentax Optio 330 Digital Camera

Af? When I turn on my camera it won't go to view my pictures. It just flashes "AF" and the only thing I can do with it when I turn it on is take one picture. But then as soon as I take the first picture I can't take anymore but I can view my other pictures... can this be fixed or do I have to buy a new camera?


... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera

Disney Pix Micro digital won't take pictures at all. Took one and now won't work. Will take pictures only when connected to computer, but I must click the "Take Picture" button on the computer. The one on the camera does nothing but turn it on and off. The green light on the front blinks, but count of pictures does not reflect a photo being taken.


... Disney Pix Micro Digital Camera

My Camera won't take pictures, I just recently installed it and after i finished charging it, i turned it on and tried to take some pictures but nothing happened. After a few secs the Lcd wasn't displaying anyhting anymore. When recently turned on, the LCD reads 88 last and the image size icon along with the battery icon blink. The battery shows fully charged. After i turn it on i don't know if I have to wait a few minutes or what? But it won't snap the pictures.


Instal driver soft free ... Oregon Scientific DS6618 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

I have a canon powershot sd1100 IS and bought it on ebay back in the fall. I havent had any problems and it was in great condition. One night I went to erase some pictures before going out- the camera was fine. About an hour later, I took the camera out of my purse and when I turned it on I saw the screen was white whether I went to take a picture or view one. I can still take pictures and load them on my computer but I can't see what I'm taking because of the white. Is there a way to fix this?


... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

I take pictures for a very small school. One of the issues that I continue to run into is while taking pictures in the gym (1932) the lighting makes the pictures turn out mostly yellow. Is there a way


By using the manual white balance adjustment on most cameras, you can "filter" out the yellowish color cast you are experiencing. The adjustment is best made while standing in the area in which you will be shooting. You will see the shift in color on ... Canon Digital Cameras

There are several problems with my camera one of them is the fact in that Every time i turn on my Lumix 10x mega pixel camera the lens won't focus it also won't let me take any pictures. When i turn the camera off the lens won't go back into the camera but when i turn it back on the lens gos in and then out again. There is one more problem whenever i go to look at the pictures on play i can look through a few before its says "please turn camera off then on a again" it also says the same message


OK, if there is sand in the camera, the gears will bind or stop causing the error that you described. I think it needs to be taken apart and cleaned by a service center before using again. Or you could buy a spare caemera to use on your family holida ... 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

AF problem Last week I took some pics that needed the flash turned off. I did that and took the pics with no problem. I turned the flash setting back to "auto" afterwards. (this may not be related to the current problem but does seem too much of a coincidence). Next time I went to use the camera, I got an AF(red dot) and a red hand on the screen. It would take one picture and then would be frozen (no zoom, no picture taking, but the screen would stay on). If I turn it back on I can then ta


Jangles,\015\012\015\012I am having the exact same problem. Have you found a fix ? ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera

My minolta dimage X20 whern turned on is all ready to take a picture but is only showin blackness, i can preview pictures etc and do every thing else My Minolta DiMAGE X20 is doing the same thing and has been for a year. I've just been too lazy to go buy a new one. When I turn it on the screen is completely black, but sometimes when you point it at the light it will get a couple white streaks across it. When you take a picture this is the only image that comes up. When in playback mode, I can s


Good day to you Sir Toonz. I was really very happy to have read your 'best solution" posted Nov 17th however, I was also disappointed because, \015\012sony repair services will only repair their defective cameras on certain areas such as U. S. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X20 Digital Camera

My olympus E500 camera goes automatic on the usb connected mode !. Last evening i take pictures and at some time i cant make pictures , the screen of the usb modus comes up (no usb cable connected !) when i selected one and pres ''ok '' >nothing. turn of the camera a several times > it didnt help. this morning i start up the camera again , i take one picture and the usb screen comes up again . Whats wrong here ?


Dons't really know but did you try a reset? ... Olympus Digital Cameras

My minolta dimage X20 whern turned on is all ready to take a picture but is only showin blackness, i can preview pictures etc and do every thing else My Minolta DiMAGE X20 is doing the same thing and has been for a year. I've just been too lazy to go buy a new one. When I turn it on the screen is completely black, but sometimes when you point it at the light it will get a couple white streaks across it. When you take a picture this is the only image that comes up. When in playback mode, I can s


Thats called "vigneting" and is caused by misalignment of the lens.... has it been dropped or mishandled? if so, it needs re calibrating and setting up by a pro camera technician. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6 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

I've had this camera for over a year, an lately when i take into the water the screen will turn black, it will turn on and take one or two pictures but i cannot see them. Today however it did that, but after letting it dry off, i tried to turn in on, it just sounded like it was turning on, then beeped a few times, The door is open, and it turns off. If i take the battery out it still beeps, Not sure what is going on here, Can anyone help? thanks


Are you taking it more than 10 feet underwater? It is only waterproof up to 10 feet underwater. It is also possible that there is a crack or hole somewhere in the case; a hairline crack could leak water in there. Let it sit a day without the battery ... Olympus Stylus 850SW Digital Camera

I can turn the camera on and when I go to take a picture it takes one and turns off.. on the four indicator lights the far left one blinks yellow..


Hi Dear,This issues seems to be because of discharged battery. As the battery is not charged enough to take more than one shot. Hence it automatically switches off you camera after one shot. Please change your battery to full, and t ... Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

I received a canon powershot as a gift last year and am just now really starting to use it. The pictures seem fine, but the it seems like I am frequently requested to put in the date and time (i.e. about every 2nd or 3rd time I turn the camera on). Is there somethign I can do to get the camera to retain the date and time? It is sort of annoying that I can't turn it on and take a picture quickly since it won't let me take one until I have entered the date and time. Also, I don't think it is stamp


There is a button battery in your camera (CR1220) that remembers the date and other settings when you remove the main batteries. It probably needs to be replaced. It's in a slide-out holder next to the AA batteries (see page 184 in the manual). ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
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