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Will not take pictures.although everything else seems fine


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What make and model camera? What happens when you try to take a picture? Anything at all? An error message?
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I have a Sony DSC-W370 and the outermost glass lens has been scratched (by a piece of sand, I think). It's ruining every shot I take, really, but everything else on the camera works fine. I can't seem to find a replacement part and I wouldn't know how to fix it even if I had a spare. How would I take it apart, for example? What I'm wondering is whether it would be possible to have this outside piece of glass polished and if I do would it ruin the image? I was thinking of taking it to an e


You cannot replace the lens assembly. This must be done by a Sony repair service center. You cannot "polish" the lens without completely ruining it. Replacement is going to be expensive. Get an estimate and then decide if it's worth it. ... Sony Cybershot DSCW370 Digital Camera

I cannot take clear pictures but everything else seems fine


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When i turn my camera (cannon powershot SD1100 IS) on the screen is black like it can not see through the lens. I can still see all of the menu options on the screen. If I try to take a picture it will still take a picture and the picture shows up just like it is supposed to. I can still review the pictures on the camera. Everything else seems to be working fine.


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Has stopped taking pictures. It will focus and act like it is ready to shoot, but with or without the flash, does not photograph. Everything else seems to be working fine, screen, modes, power, zoom... just won't shoot.


Sounds like the tip of the shutter release button has worn off. It's merely a tiny plastic nib that breaks off quite easily and commonly. Replacement of the shutter button is relatively easy. ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera

Canon SD500...in review mode the camera seems to be "froze". It will take pictures, and everything else works fine. Have tested the sd card and that is not the problem. Swapped batteries and that isn't it either. Tech support could not help me.


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Will not take pictures.although everything else seems fine


What make and model camera? What happens when you try to take a picture? Anything at all? An error message? ... Digital Cameras

My camera's flash is not working. Everything else seems to be ok. If I try to take pictures with the flash off, it works fine. But with the flash ON, it does not click or do anything.


If your battery is weak, it will keep trying to charge the flash while keeping the shutter from firing. ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera

Focus error? The camera won't focus. Focus Error is displayed in the viewing screen. Zoom action & everything else seems to work fine. Won't focus, won't take pictures.


This is a known issue with Fuji S3000 cameras caused by dust and dirt that get in through the loosely mounted lens mechanism, there are only three solutions.\012\012If under warranty you can send the camera in for rep ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera

It won't take a picture. Everything else seems to be fine and turns on and off without a problem. The battery ran out just before this, and after charging it refused to read the SD card in it and it started to have this problem.


Hitry removing the sd card and then try taking a picture, does it take it? ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

Have a Coolpix s60. Worked fine until the other day...when the camera is turned on everything works fine but the viewfinder. Instead of seeing the object it is pointed at the screen is black. All the touch controls on either side are visable and the telephoto and wide funtions work and it will take a pictre. Everything seems to work fine except that you cannot see what you are taking a photo of? The battery is fully charged.


... Nikon Digital Cameras

My Canon EOS 350D camera was working just fine the last time I used it, but now it won't shoot any more. Everything else on the camera works just fine, it just won't take any photographs in any mode. I've changed the CF card but it made no difference. No errors messages appear, it does everything except shoot.


Remove the lens and put it back on. Go into the menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. Let me know if it works. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

When i turn on my camera it has a black screen everything else seems to be working fine


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Everything seems fine but won't take a picture, no error message


First of all, you should know that when someone advises you to buy more stuff because of a problem you have, it's very possible they're ripping you off! It's a disgrace that they took advantage of you and sold you all that stuff..Now, to ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have a Blank LCD screen and everything else seems to function fine


The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.\015\0 ... Olympus Evolt E510 Digital Camera

On my Sony Cybershot DSC-P8 camera, the shutter will not operate when I press the shutter button to take a picture. Everything else seems to be working. This happened all of a sudden. The camera took about 8 pictures, then after turning it off for about 2 hours, it would not take any more pictures. This happens even after I push the reset button, take the battery in & out and the memory stick in & out. I have not had any problems with this camera until now.


Electronic switch under shutter button is defective and you need to replace it under following part number.. (please select part number according to cabinet color of your DSC-P8)1-477-770-11 SWITCH BLOCK, CONTROL (SILVER) 1-477-770- ... Digital Cameras

Images I seem to get yellowish images and images that are really dark even when I put the flash on. The flash seems weak, almost defected. But then in the next series of shots it will work and the picture will come out just fine. All of this in the same setting with the same subject and everything else a constant too.  Help please, it seems like I must be doing something wrong either that or my camera is broken. P.S. it is brand new Amber


No that isn't it but I am not offended. The flash in fact looks like it goes off but at 10% of the full strength. I had other people try to take a picture to see if the same thing happened to them and it did and I saw them, they did not have their ha ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

My camera lens get stuck and it won't take pictures or focus properly . It beeps when i try taking pictures then shuts off . The battery is all charged and everything else is fine . But it just won't take pictures !


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My sony dsc-w1 got very wet, caught in a rainstorm and did not have the case. I have left it dry out for 4 days and it turns on, lcd works, can read memory stick and display old pictures on the lcd. But when I try to take a picture the lcd displays a black a screen and the picture that it takes is just a black box, flash illlumintor everything else seems to work, except the ability to take a picture, lens moves in and out, but picture is always black, any idea, is the ccd shot


Maybe the shutter got wet and sticky. You can try look into the lens then press shutter button to take picture. If you don’t see the movement inside the hole, the shutter doesn’t open, it will take black picture. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera

It won't take a picture-everything else is fine


... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P71 Digital Camera

My cannon mvx200i won't accept the tapes any more. There is a red symbol of a tape flashing on the screen. it was working fine, everything else seemed to be working fine, I took one tape out and from there it wouldn't accept the tapes. What is the problem?


Hi, First off how long have you owned the camera? I would suggest you contact canon and have the camera serviced. There is most likely a broken/defective part in the camera. Follow this link to find the nearest service center. I am assuming you ... Digital Cameras

My HP CA340 10.0 megapixels with 3x optical zoom lens only shows a white screen when I turn it on. I can still take pictures with great quality as I could before, I just can't see what I'm doing. It was working fine yesterday, when I turned it on, it seemed fine, then the screen randomly turned white. I would like to know if there is a way to fix this before I actually have to send it in for some one else to repair.


My CA340 turns on and off all on its own...makes the camera almost useless... I sent a trouble report to HP support...tho I doubt I'll get any resolution. Should have stuck with Canon ... HP CA340 Digital Camera

Hi my screen will not work when I tough it but everything else works fine like it takes pics and everything what should I do?


Try resetting it to factory default, if this fails to restore it to touch then you will need the panel replaced. If its under warranty do it before it expires as it's costly to repair.Thanks for using FIXYA ... Samsung DualView TL220 Digital Camera

I have a Sony DSC-W40 cyber shot camera and every time i go to take a photo the display tells me to turn the power off and on again. I am able to look at old photo s that ive taken and everything else seems to work i just can't take a photo. Please help. Battery charged up over night. Thanks


... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Lens stuck a went swimming with my olympus 770 in a swimming pool and whn i got out everything was fine with it.it was only until later i noticed that when i wanted to take a picture the screen turned blank and the lens wouldnt close.is it anything to do with chlorinated water? it shouldnt be right cause the olympus promotes its durability.i can still view pics but cant seem to get the lens to close and take a picture.pls help!


My wife an I purchased an Olympus Stylus 770 SW for our son as a High School graduation present 1 1/2 years ago. About a month ago he said that his camera quit working so I asked him to bring it home on Christmas break. It had the same symptoms as th ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera

I have a moultrie dgs100 and everything seems to work fine except once its on auto and it sits it freezes up I see deer trcks and food gone but it isnt taking pics I have to fan my hand in front of it to get it to take a picture???


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