Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I am using an Olympus E-500. and am trying to use the built in flash, set to one eight or to one sixty fourth of normal output, to trigger an external flash unit. The camera is set to "Vivid", manual, auto focus, and iso 100. From the "manual flash" menu I should be able to select either full, 1/4. 1/16 or 1/64 of the output. However, those choices never light up. I keep cycling through the first two lines of the menu and never reach the third line with the light output options I want. P

Answers :

You should consult a Professional Photographer / Cameraman or contact the Customer Care of the Company.
See the manual of cmaera
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 :

I am using an Olympus E-500. and am trying to use the built in flash, set to one eight or to one sixty fourth of normal output, to trigger an external flash unit. The camera is set to "Vivid", manual, auto focus, and iso 100. From the "manual flash" menu I should be able to select either full, 1/4. 1/16 or 1/64 of the output. However, those choices never light up. I keep cycling through the first two lines of the menu and never reach the third line with the light output options I want. P

You should consult a Professional Photographer / Cameraman or contact the Customer Care of the Company. ... Digital Cameras

Bright pictures I have had my Sony Cyber Shot (DSC-S650) for about 6 mo. I have tried all different settings for the flash but almost all of my pictures come out with the person very white and bright. The pictures are fine if taken outside in natural light but anything other than that and my pictures are very white and bright. I have even tried to turn the flash all the way down on the manual setting. This is the third Sony Cybershot camera that I have owned and have never needed to change any o

Hey JAKI-LYNN,\015\012 I would reset the camera to the factory default settings in case something got set wrong. You can reset the camera in the setup menu and it is called initializing the camera. I would then set th ... Sony Cybershot S650 Digital Camera

Hi. I have a Canon Xsi/450D Camera. I can access the menu funtions when in the preset modes eg. landscape, sports etc. but when i rotate the dial past the Auto mode into the manual settings modes(the creative zone as canon calls them) the menu funtion will not work. I push the menu button and nothing, the remote funtions will not work either. I've tried to update the firmware, but as you have to access the menu in the manual modess to do this i cant update the firmware either(also cant do

The manual mode runs off power from a separarte capacitor. The capacitor holds a charge which is greater than the voltage of the battery for the needs of this option. When a capacitor fails nothing will operate in the manual mode. You will need to ha ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

The flash on my Nikon D3000 won't pop up (regardless of the setting) and when I go into "Shoot" (from the guide menue) and then into "Easy Operation" the camera is set at No Flash but I'm not given the option to change the setting and says "The camera is now on "Auto No Flash Mode" but doesn't give me an option to change the setting there either. Can you help?

... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

When turning on the camera, the card reader light flashes sometimes for a full minute before you can take a picture, I am using a Olympus xD 2GB memory card which works fine after the card reader light quits flashing. Is there some setting that I need to set to get the camera to quit reading the whole card every time I turn the camera on. I formatted the card on the camera.

Are you saying that even with an empty card, it still takes that long? How are your batteries? Fresh or old? ... Olympus Camedia C-60 Zoom Digital Camera

I can not set the self timer. In the manual it says hit menue button go to "self timer" select the secons and shot hit "set" hit menu, hit shutter button fully. When I do this the Timer lamp doesn't flash.. no flashing at all.. it takes the picture right away!

The self timer will not work in the "Easy" mode (icon with a heart in it) or in movie mode. According to the chart in the back of the manual, the self timer should work with all other modes. ... Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP

I am having problems with the flash working on my camera. It does not seem to matter if it is in automatic or manual modes. When I take a picture in either mode, when a flash is needed, the flash icon just blinks on the display. The camera will not take any photo when this is happening. The only way I can get my camera to take a photo is manually set the flash to off. Why is this happening?

Please reset camera through Reset option in Menu. This will set camera on default settings and any glitch in settings will be removed.Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot A720. Outdoor photos are beautiful. Indoor photos are always grainy/blurry...a lot of noise. I have tried the ISP feature but there are only two choices... 1. Auto or 2. High ISO Auto Either setting, the indoor photos are grainy. Further, there are times when my flash will not work. It won't work on Auto setting or when I try and "force flash" it. No flash and the photo will not allow a picture to even be taken. Any suggestions? Thanks

This is probably the solution:\012 Wont take pictures with flash ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera

Reset option and clean sensor option are not visible in set up menu. Canon D20 I had a two spots that kept appearing in the same area of the photo so I looked at the manual and did the clean sensor function a couple of times and the spots remain. I had also done a reset all functions since my stepson gave me the camera and I wanted to restore it to its original settings. Now I don't see either the clean sensor option or the reset in the set up menu. Help!

First of all - great camera! Check out http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos20d/ for a lot more information on the functionality. The sensor clean functio ... Canon Digital Cameras

Hi, I have just bought the Panasonic FZ45 and seem to have a problem with the flash. It will not pop up automatically when in "IA" mode. The display actually shows the symbol indicating that the flash is forced off. Have tried to change this using the REC set up menu but to no avail (incidentally the option to force the flash off appears in the user manual, but not on the REC menu). I have searched some of the forums on the web and it has been suggested that the FZ45 does not have an auto fla

... Digital Cameras

So...I want to connect my Casio Ex-s5 to my PC. The manual instructions say: turn on the camera, press Menu, then set-up tab. I don't see a set-up tab, only an "easy menu" with 5 optinos (FLash, self-timer, image size, etc). Where is the setup tab?

Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

Nikon d50 r07, r10 and will not shoot on any setting other than manual but still gives r07 message, i have read that this is a message about buffer, but i have yet to find other advice about other problems. On auto focus it will not auto focus, won't shoot on anything except manual, doesn't allow me to set aperture and light meter never shows.

... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm and 55-200mm Lenses

Nikon d200 My pictures are coming out with red or yellow in it and I do the white balance with an expo disc. Did I do something wrong in the menu settings? I am shooting portraits with continuous lighting. What setting should I have my camera on? Also if you could give a good f stop and shutter speed for shooting kids that move alot - this is without a flash - using 500wt continuous lighting. Please help and Thank you - Thank you!!!!

Hello jenmardi,First, the fstop and shutter speed question ... For a lens of 70 mm I would use the manual with shutter speed at least 1/250 or 1/500, then the fstop I would set at 2.8 or just under this, no more than 4. You need as much l ... Nikon D200 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens

I have a canon digital rebel xt with a speedlite 200e flash. The flash is not working in full auto mode, although the built in flash is. I have replaced the batteries in the flash and the ready light comes on. I have also reset the camera settings to default. Any ideas?

In auto mode, the flash works only if it is necessary. You are saying that the flsah doesn't work in auto mode, and I assume that in other modes it's working properly. That means there is nothing wrong with the flash. So don't worry about the flash, ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Hi there, my Nikon D40x flash suddenly stopped working (popping up but not flashing) after I was fooling around with the manual settings, now no matter what I do the "no flash" icon appears beside the battery life icon...any suggestions-I've gone through the menu and can't seem to get it. HELP!!!

Try turning camera on,\015\012Then press both Green buttons for a count of 10. This should restore factory reset.\015\012\015\012Some models also have a reset button under a connector flap, or go into your menu. Under Custom Setting ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Nikon D80 with a Sigma Lens (80 to 200 I think). In manual mode, often shutter won't release - this was a close up of a hummingbird with a fast shutter speed. Internal light meter showed underexposed, but the background was dark green. Initially, the shutter released, but later would not operate either with a remote, or by manually depressed the shutter release button. Switching back to auto, the camera seemed to work fine, but in this mode could not get the desired shutter speed. In full manual

In full manual, yes it should. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Sony cybershot DSC-W200 12.1 megapixels. It has been working brilliantly, then i turned it on one day and it will not allow me to change any of its settings, even in the manual setting. In auto i can not use flash or micro settings. What has happened and how can i change it back? I have searched through all of its menues and i cant find anything that helps.

Take out the battery and let sit for 10 minutes. reinstall battery and turn back on. everything should be back to normal ... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera

I want spanish on a Polaroid i832, but havent got the manual, and cannot find a single menu on the camera where any settings can be altered. Is that how it is, that the camera comes like this without changeable settings, and english only, or am I not pushinig the right buttons? Thanks for any help either about how to do it, or a clear "no, you just cant", if thats the case.

... Polaroid i832 Digital Camera

I have the Canon Powershot SD1200 IS. the functions: Disp., Menu, Func. Set do not work. nothing happens when i press them. When I hit the play button it keeps going through all my photos very quickly. and the 2nd green light blinks quickly. Not one by one manually. It doesnt matter if the camera is on auto or camera. nothing works. On the digital screen on the botton left there is a symbol of a rounded triangle with an S and bottom right there is 9999 when i change it to manual on the upper lef

Try this...remove the card and battery...press all the buttons...leave it alone for 20 minutes...insert the card and then the battery...turn it on. ... Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera

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

Hi Janet.If the problem is with auto focus, then it is a factory defect due to the smaller flap. Here an article I wrote regarding this problem: the a ... Digital Cameras

I have a Canon sd630.The camera works great except that it won't remember its settings. Upon turning on the camera,it would say it's in manual mode, but if I change it to automatic and then turn it off. It would be back in manual mode again. I have reset the camera and even taken apart to replaced the internal battery. Still no luck. Appreciate any help. f.y.i I have tried looking for a firmware update, but no luck either. I was wondering if I could flash my camera with the sd500 firmware? I ju

Try to follow the route up the circuit from the battery on the motherboard.\015\012maybe the battery is ok but the power not rich to the mother board or memory chip.\015\012take more attention on the connectors. ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera

I have a samsung SL202 camera that has a yellow flashing light on the power/usb cord whenever its plugged up to either...The manual says there should be a red light while charging, turning green upon completion..I have tried a new battery, but neither battery will charge

This is an indication that your camera has decided it\015\012 needs to completely discharge its battery before the charge cycle \015\012begins it again. ... Samsung SL202 Digital Camera

Lost my manual. My son borrowed it, returned and now I can shut off the flash. I used it primarily to take archival photos of my set designs of productions. The flash washes out colors and lighting. Help

It may be that your lighting settings on the camera could be off. Try a test shot with each different setting and the flash on to see if this is an issue. Also try performing a factory reset on the camera if you can\012Nick ... Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera

Exposure problem I have just purchased a Canon 40D. When shooting in Manual mode with an external flash, (photogenic) my exposure always looks correct thru the lcd but it always flashes -2 no matter what setting I have the camera on. What am I missing? I am relying on the camera's reading as my light meter is broken.

Your 40D requires that you use an ETTL-II type flash like the Canon 380-EX. What flash are you using? ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

We have a new custom build PC from Data Doctors for personal use with Vista 7 and have a Samsung SyncMaster 191t monitor that was previously used for gaming and had a DVI cable. We bought a VGA cable but the Samsung monitor just says Check Signal Cable. We also tried using a VGA to DVI adapter, but that didn't work either. The monitor didn't even say check the signal cable then; only the green monitor light kept flashing. Is there a setting inside the SyncMaster 191t that would be previously set

You have to check the hertz of the monitor, lower the hertz to 60 hrtz and it will be fine ... Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3624 seconds