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Please could you recommend a flash I could get that will work with my Nikon D70? My late father was a photographer, and he used Metz flash units, but they've all gone now, and I'd like to get one for myself- preferably soon! Thank you. Tim (By the way, I've just encountered your site for the first time, and have just taken a look at the 'Recent Metz Solutions' section at the end of the screen. Congratulations on anticipating what is needed, and providing a means of making the process of finding


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A local Walmart would have a variety of flash units....get one dedicated for Nikon digital SLRs. Ritz Camera is another good source of non-name brand flashes. Please leave feedback if this helps.
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Please could you recommend a flash I could get that will work with my Nikon D70? My late father was a photographer, and he used Metz flash units, but they've all gone now, and I'd like to get one for myself- preferably soon! Thank you. Tim (By the way, I've just encountered your site for the first time, and have just taken a look at the 'Recent Metz Solutions' section at the end of the screen. Congratulations on anticipating what is needed, and providing a means of making the process of finding


A local Walmart would have a variety of flash units....get one dedicated for Nikon digital SLRs. Ritz Camera is another good source of non-name brand flashes. Please leave feedback if this helps. ... Digital Cameras

DARK PICTURES I just bought a Konica Minolta X1 DiMAGE digital camera. But I bought it used. It looks brand new and the seller had everything that came with it originally including the original box.So far, I have been extremely disappointed with it. ALL od the pics I have taken with it are very dark. I have tried every setting on the flash and it makes no difference. And it does it inside or outside. Could the problem be the lithium-ion battery? The battery gets weak fairly soon after powering t


I am afraid the shutter is faulty, which means it does not get enough light from the image, however it will still print the image but not in natural light, battery is not an issue here, you can try changing new battery but i don't think the image wil ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X1 Digital Camera

My Olympus SP-560UZ USED TO take good pics, and when I look at older pics taken on the rear LCD screen, THEY look fine. However, when I look at real time images on LCD screen and/or take new pics, everything appears "smeared". When I look at new photos taken on LCD screen, or even transferred to computer, it's even WORSE...just one blurry mass of swirling colours. The camera hadn't been used in a month, and just sat in a closet for that time, so WHAT could have happened to it?


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Hi, We have a sony DSC T2 Digital Camera. I am looking to get it repaired as recently the Camera froze on us and touch screen stopped working. It would be great if you could forward me n any information you may have that could get this problem fixed. Thank you. Eoin & Lucy


The best thing to do would be to send it into Sony to get repaired.http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/select-system.pl?DIRECTOR=CON ... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera

When I use my Metz CT45 flash gun I get an error message on my EOS 10D and have to switch off to return to normal function. The problem has got worse recently. A couple of years ago I took about 40 pictures using the flash gun and got no problem. Do I need some sort of attenuator in the flash lead? Hope you can help Norman Rushworth


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Minolta x-300 I have my father's Minolta X-300. It all seems to work, I fitted new batteries, but there is a delay in the shutter speed. When you look in the viewfinder, you see the speeds on the right and depending on the light/aperture/etc. 2 red lights light up the proper speed, but there is a flashing red light at 1 or 1/2 all the time,and the shutter works at that speed. Could anyone tell me what I have done wrong, my Dad used it some time ago and it was alright, so I have got it wrong. Tha


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Cannon Camera I can take pictures and can only view the last picture taken only. Also the function or menu button does not respond. Some time ago I was able to scroll forward and backward when looking at my pictures taken , the i could only scroll in one direction only. Now it does not scroll at all. I take beautiful pictures and can still download from my memory card. The selection mode button stop working so I can't take movie shots


Obviously a faulty button switch, your camera will need to be taken aprt by a proffessional repairer to solve this one, it will require a complete membrane swaitch assembly comprising all buttons, as they come in one unit. will possibly cost more tha ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera

Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera. Once I have taken a couple of photos in a row, the camera continually flashes red & green. Like it is continually thinking. I cannot then even get the camera to shut down eithout removing the battery or just leaving it until it times itself out. If i remove the battery, I still have to turn it on & then off again to get the lense to retract. Can you help to solve this problem. It does it no matter what the charge in the battery is like. Full or half used.


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Hi. I have had a Samsung S1050 camera for just under 3 years, and have had satisfaction in using the camera and with the picture quality for most of that time, however just within the last few weeks, the quality of photographs taken has gone rapidly downhill, with white-out when using the flash and poor light levels, and when zooming in on any picture that has recently been taken, there are noticeable horizontal lines across it through the entire photo, much like an old 70's tv. A separate iss


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Black lines every time a take a picture in the past two weeks, it looks normal on the camera but when i go to put it on my computer there are black squiggly lines through the entire thing. i didnt drop it or get it wet or anything. i tried erasing all my photos and using different setting? what could be causing this and how can i fix it? is there somewhere i can take my camera or send it to get it fixed?


HAD THE SAME THING HAPPEN TO A FIJI "FINE PIX" A-500.... CALLED THE AUTH. REPAIR CENTER AND UNLESS YOUR WARRANTY IS STILL IN EFFECT , THE COST ESTIMATE JUST TO FIND OUT WHAT THE PROBLEM IS WILL RUN YOU ABOUT 75 TO 80% THE PRICE TO BUY A NEW UNIT..... ... Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera

When i turn my camera on, it seems fine, all buttons functional. When i take a photo, it flashes, but no photo will pop up in my screen. Instead the screen stays black, and then the battery starts to get really warm. then i cant turn it on or off, the only way to get the batter to stop heating up, is to take it out of the camera. i can put the battery back in, turn it on again, but it will say no pictures had been taken, and the problem continues every time i try and use it. There is no history


FREE INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR CAMERA FIRST \012\012The Stylus Tough-3000 can be submerged up to 10 feet underwater and incorporates four preset underwater scene modes as well as the ability to capture HD movies underwater. It can also w ... Olympus TOUGH3000 Digital Camera

We have a nikon d70 and have recently purchased a vivitar df s86 n ring flash b/c the other ring flash broke. We are having trouble getting the setting on the camera right so the pics will not be to bright. We take before andafter pictures of teeth so we are taking very close pics. Any thoughts of what i could try. Any help would be great.


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What is the best way to charge up rechargeable NiMh batteries,? Is a fast stronger charger, better, than a longer slower charger? Is full 18-24 charge always the best way, to go? or smaller short time 2-4 hour charges? I just can not get many flash digital photos taken with my rechargeables, apprx 25-35, before I need to recharge them again. Thank you for clearing up all the different theories, that our being presented, and I can get a clearer picture, of what to do...


Hi there,\012Well There are several types of battery charges with different options on each. You may not need to buy the top of the line industrial battery charger, but it would be recommended to shop them in the middle price-range. The s ... Digital Cameras

Hello i have a Sony DSLR A700 that ive owned for a short time.. i dont know much about it but im learning.. just recently tho when i turn on the camera.. take the lense off and get ready to take photos in my viewer the screen goes white and it tells me to reinsert my CF card. ive done so several times. ive also noticed when i look into the camera at the bottom of the screen it says caRd and on the right side an E is blinking.. what is wrong with my camera and how can i fix this... thank you


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Hello, I have been given a very old model of this camera for use in a workshop with street children. The screen is out of focus and all the pictures come out blurry. When I look at the screen without any pictures on it looks like grainy like it is a really bad resolution. Is the camera just too old? It also gives off smoke when the flash goes off! If possible could you get back to me asap. Many thanks, Kate


Sounds like more trouble than it's worth. ... Canon IXY 1000 Digital Camera

I have had my camera for not even a year and it recently started having this problem. Whenever I take a picture, the object will look fine in the display, but when I take the picture it gets horizontal lines across the picture. It is much worse if there is any natural light coming into the picture. I have tried adjusting the flash, the white balance, but the pictures are still coming out this way. Also, if there is a good amount of natural light, you can't see the object you at all, it looks


If I understand you correctly, you're saying that the LCD display shows a normal picture when you are composing your shot, but that when you actually snap the shutter to record the shot, the resulting image has nasty lines across it?That ... Casio Exilim EX-S5 Digital Camera

I have a Metz Mecablitc 45 CT1 Flash Gun. I have not used it for some time. it now refuses to charge. Do you know of a service centre I could send it to


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Grainy, image I bought my Riccoh Caplio GX 5.1 mp three years ago. At first it took the best pictures I could wish for, but for monyhs now I am getting very variable results. Some photos are OK, but many are grainy, "pixleated" - having tiny spots of the primary colours throughout the image. There doesn't seem to be any one situation when this happens. It can be inside, outside, flash or none. The pictures also seem to be a lot darker, so photos taken inside or at night are much poorer quality,


You might have changed the settings; ISO setting too high or something else, just reset it to factory settings if you can't figure out ISO. ... Ricoh Caplio GX Digital Camera

I have a Sony cybershot DCS-W5. Recently when I have taken photos some of them look as if parts of the shot are double exposed with previous photos or have parts of the same picture mixed up. In addition some shots when previewed on the screen are reduced to a small square and if I try and increase the size I get message 'image size over'. This has only stared happening when I bought a new stick. I have to use an adapter because Sony stick are now smaller than previous types.


Kindly format the mem stick in Laptop or card reader and then format once in Camera menu options thru Format command and then see this actually it seems like file format has corrupted or after u bought this stick new and one more thing if ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Recently, my Canon Powershot A95 has had an intermittent LCD display problem. While beginning to frame and focus a shot, the image streaks from edge to edge of the screen. If the shutter is snapped, that is the image recorded. The image looks like the subject is rapidly moving, or as though it is a time-lapse photo. Could this be a CCD (chip)issue?


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

I have the Samsung S760 the display screen comes on to look at previous pictures taken but will not come on to take a photo. The camera was not dropped or damaged in anyway what could be wrong. It has not even been used many times.


Ok, have you pressed power button 1 time? if you hae, then press play button on bottom left of menu/ok circle. ... Samsung S760 Digital Camera

I recently ordered a Canon Powershot SD800 IS digital Elkph, installed the battery and camera card. when I press the shutter, the camera makes a sound much like the one year hear when you hit a key at your computer that does not take you anywhere. I tried to look up the proper procedure of getting started, but the basic guide in the use of the camera is in Spanish. I guess the English language guide was supposed to come in the box but iunfortunately was not included. Could you send me a guide


I have an even easier solution! Click the link below and look for the "Guides and Manuals" section: ... Digital Cameras

Blurry pictures I have had this camera for a couple years and have taken thousands of pictures with it. I have been very happy until recently most of the pictures are blurry and look like the camera is not focusing properly. I am wondering if it is possible (if not common) for grit to get in the lens mechanism restricting the lens from moving to the fully extended position. I am considering a professional cleaning but don't know the cost/benefit when weighed against just buying a new camera.


First try resetting camera to factory defaults.Press menugo to setupgo up to resetpress right arrow, highlight reset againpress set.If that doesn't work then make sure you are pressing shutter half way down a ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

Shutter speed Hi all, I just recently bought the s400, and I love the camera, though I will admit I was disappointed that I couldn't control the shutter speed. I am confused though, becuase looking at reviews and pictures taken by the s400 the author said what the shutter speed was - how could they possibly know that? Is there a way to tell what your shutter speed is? I can't figure it out .. It is said that shutter is best at 1/125 for motion pictures - so how will I know if thats what my sh


You can get much information from the EIXF file generated by the camera with each picture. i think you right click on the picture and select properties.\015\012\015\012Ed ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

Hi i have borrowed a friends camera nikon d80. I had been taken pitures dueing the day but at night time the pituers wouldnt come out at night so we had a play with it. Now we cant get anything. On the back of the camera there is a green light flashing. when i press the menu this comes up high lighted , a spnner then LCD brightness o comes up.How can i clear it. Thanks for your help paul.


Hi thanks for coming to FixYa. To solve your problem do this:\015\012Find the two buttons with green dots next to them on the top right of the camera. They are the +/- and the AF buttons. Hold them both down for a few seconds. The top lcd will ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
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