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D60: I just got back from Certified Repair group where they said the camera is "okay". The Problem: It's like the ISO has shifted, and the readings on P, S, A, even M all result in a long exposure/wide open aperture reading. Frequently the reading is such that the shutter will not release, due to no focus or wrong light amount. Frequently the focus "peep" does not go off, and so the shutter will not release. Two weeks ago it was fine, don't think I changed anything, but it's like a setting is


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Have you tried going into the menu and finding "reset"?
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D60: I just got back from Certified Repair group where they said the camera is "okay". The Problem: It's like the ISO has shifted, and the readings on P, S, A, even M all result in a long exposure/wide open aperture reading. Frequently the reading is such that the shutter will not release, due to no focus or wrong light amount. Frequently the focus "peep" does not go off, and so the shutter will not release. Two weeks ago it was fine, don't think I changed anything, but it's like a setting is


Have you tried going into the menu and finding "reset"? ... Digital Cameras

I have a nikon d200. The last time I used it (only a few days ago) it was fine, everything normal. Then yesterday I pull out out of the case and everything seems to be going wrong. It is metering INSANELY low, like a shutter speed of 100 in full daylight produces a REALLY dark image. It won't auto focus at all, and i am unable to change the fstop in manual or aperture priority modes. I tried to restore it to factory settings and the lcd screen flashed to indicate it had been restored but no luck


Your boyfriend is probably right, and it makes sense, if you can't change the f-stops. \015\012The following blog on Flickr might help you:\015\012 ... Nikon D200 Body Only Digital Camera

My camera is in great condition and I'd hate to spend the money to get it fixed. It seems like everything else is working except for the lens...which is a big one! It never reads "ERROR" its just that the lens will not focus. It makes a noise when it is turned on like it is trying to focus. Even when I slightly hold the shutter button it makes a strange noise trying to focus but cannot. Any ideas of what I could do? I have air dusted it, gently pulled and twisted lens, restarted and recharge ba


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I am shooting with a 10mm - 22mm lens - however that should not matter. Frequently my camera cannot find a focal point and therefore i cannot active the shutter release. I am forced to switch to either Manual focus or A (Automatic. I generally have the camera set to either AV or P for standard shooting. I have an EOS Reblel (6.4 pxls) that i've used with the same (10 -22) lens and i have never run into this focusing issue. Also, I am framing pretty standard subjects like doorways etc....N


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I can't seem to get my autofocus to work on my new Canon T1. The mode dial is switched to full auto, the fous mode switch is on AF, and the Image Stabilizer switch is in the "on" position. When I depress the shutter halfway, I get flash indication, some digital numbers, but no change in focus, no beeping, even though it is on and the focus confirmation light does not illuminate. I've searched through the manual to see what I am doing wrong, but can find nothing. Any help you can offer would


Hope I can help with some input to your problem. Let me suggest please that you switch the "mode" dial to "P" for program, check your ISO (I personally shoot ISO 100) and set it for a speed ISO 400 or lower. Most DSLR's use contrast to focus so a mir ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTI Digital Camera

My shutter often does not respond when I press it, but will if I change it to Manual Focus mode. What is wrong?


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Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot S2 IS 5.0 megapixels that was working fine until one day I changed the memory card from 512MB to a 1GB. Now every time I turn the camera on and try to take a picture, a beeping sound and a legend on the LCD screen that reads: Memory card error. It's like something locked the shutter mechanism. I tried other memory cards with the same results. Thanks, Roger.


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On the Canon G3 I have issues with the main dial on the handgrip (used for aperture shutter speed and manual focus) while in Manual mode. it will change settings only some of the time! is this usually due to dust in the area and can it be cleaned or otherwise made operational?


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I was at a basketball game last night and taking pictures with the d80 and the 55-200 lens. All of the pictures I took in auto focus were blurry. I changed it to the S mode with shutter speed at 4000 and those pictures came out completely dark with nothing in the picture. I changed the setting to the sports mode and the shutter speed is not fast enough because I have the same issue with blurring or out of focus.


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Focus Problem Dear folks, I just bought a (new) Canon A75, and it doesn't seem to focus. At all. Even on manual focus, not only can I not get it to focus properly, the focus doesn't change at all. When on AF, it doesn't beep like the manual says it should, and the yellow light blinks, as it's supposed to when there's a focus issue. The focus assist light is working. Can anybody think of anything I should try? The manual is of no help. This is my first digital camera, so I'm not ruling out the po


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My Nikon D40x will not always take a picture when I push the shutter and will not focus whats wrong with it?


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I bought a second hand d70s. it seems to have a problem. the shutter release button does not seem to do anything when pressed half way (like auto focus). I can only get autofocus to work if i program AE-L/AF-L button to AF-ON. I press the AE-L/AF-L button on the back, then press the shutter to take the shot. And if i set the AE Lock On, pressing the shutter button half way does not lock the exposure setting. so there seems to be an issue with the shutter button itself...is there an easy fi


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Was shooting full length portraits and my Canon D40 seemed to randomly auto focus on various parts of the image...I would like the entire image in focus...do you think I have a setting wrong .. I am shooting on auto ...so I cant understand why only parts of the image are in focus. Please advise !


Hi Judee,It is about adjusting the settings.Click on the link below and watch the video to know more detailed information about your CameraClick here - > ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

Continuous shooting I'm new to this so bare with me. I just got my Nikon D60 and I want to shoot pictures in continuous mode. I set it on manual, go into the menu and change it to continuous. I rotate the dial so it changes the shutter speed but when I take pictures it's just a black screen. As a matter of fact any time I try to take a picture in M it's just black. I'm hoping that there is just a setting I need to change and there's not something wrong with my camera. Thanks.


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I just got my camera connected to my computer with the usb. Somehow it won't 'read' my photo's while last week there was no problem. If I connect the camera with the cable it seems like there's happening something but my comp just fails to read my data?? Besides there are two lights next to the lens, the upper should blink while reading the camera but somehow it doesn't. Am I doing something wrong?? Type of camera is Canon Powershot A590IS Thanks in advance..!


HELLO,TO MAKE IT SIMPLE ,WHY DON'T YOU USE "A CARD READER" THAT COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR MEMORY CARD..IT IS ABOUT 5.00-7.00 USD..WITH THAT CARD READER-WRITER YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU NEED AS YOU ARE DOING WITH USB FLASH MEMORY UNITS..BELIEVE ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera

Kodak m341 makes noises all the time sounds like loading and clicking Sounds. I read where someone said it's because it is on auto focus and that you can turn this off but there is NO place to switch auto focus off.


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My Nikon D40 shutter won't depress when pressed. Flash pops up but nothing will focus and shutter won't depress. When changing to another AF-S lens...everything works fine.


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Shutter button on my digital rebel xt stopped working. I can press down far enough (halfway) to get it to focus but then it won't click all the way down and release. For several months before this final calamity, it would frequently happen that when I went to take a photo the button wouldn't engage at all and I'd have to try several times and miss the shot I wanted before I could get the shutter button to engage. Now that it's not working at all, I sent it to Canon for repair and have just rec


I know it sounds expensive but at least you know Canon will fix it properly with a limited warranty on the repair. Remember, they have to take the camera completely apart to reach that part. If you're interested in seeing how complicated it is, googl ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

T7 video A colleague of mine is interested in a new digicam. He likes to take short video sequences and was wondering if the T7 features proper optical zoom with continuous auto-focus, auto-exposure while videoing? I know the first generations of digicams only allowed digital zoom and wouldn't change focus from the point at which one started filming. Also, any general experiences of video on the T7 - how long can one film etc?


Hello\015\012\015\012The zoom does not work on the T7 while you video, you have to zoom first and then start to video, then it is fixed at that zoom setting.\015\012\015\012Other than that, the video is pretty good, I have taken video clips up to abo ... Sony DSC-T7 Digital Camera

Shutter will fire intermitantly on Canon 40D. It focuses but will not fire but if pressed repeatedly it will fire after several shutter presses. I have changed batteries, I have swapped to other lenses (including a Canon lens) but still have the problem. Any suggestions or does this go back to Canon ? : (


A Canon camera mechanic told me that on the 40D this is caused by the rubber part under the shutter button not springing back quickly enough, at least that was how he described it. It's a simple matter for a camera tech to fit a new one. I go to Whil ... Canon EOS 40D Body Only Digital Camera

I have never had any problems with my camera, it is about 2 years old. Recently, all my pictures have turned out blurry, it seems like the camera is just not auto focusing. I had a problem with this one day, then it started working again, and now it won't focus again. I don't understand if there is something wrong with my camera, or if I accidently pressed a button I shouldn't have.


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My 17-40 canon lens on a 5d body. i have ISO50 Fstop22 shutter 30sec and i a would think i can lock focus on centre or foreground and gert a sharp result but its not the case. My photos are a bit sharp but not the same as F4 ISO100 where the focus area is smaller but sharp. What am i doping wrong?


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Lens Error I made a mistake and droped my camara but it was working. Now all of a sudden my camara says there is a lens error, the screen changes multiple clors and then the camara shuts off. Today I tried to see if I can take pictures and it just kept beeping without any readings. It then cut off. I really like this camara my mother bought it for me and I would like to know how can I fix it. Is it possible to fix it on my own? Similar problem


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White Screen Hi Just like JayJay reported on 26 Jul 2006, my S5000 went white screen yesterday after previously behaving ok. I've tried all modes from AF to Manual. Like JJ I can view previous frames which view OK. I've changed batteries, tried to balance exposure. In Appature mode the reading is 2000 f8 and will not vary. Hopefully someone out there can offer a solution ? lenk


Defective ccd imager!! company will replace this ccd imager free of charge. Year 2002 up to 2005 released unit has a factry defect ccd imager. the company recalled these unit and replaced with a stronger version of ccd imager( they are still doing it ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera
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