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Ihave an Epson 1290 A3 Printer which was working Fine I then left it for 6 weeks due to holidays, on return it wont work the Green Power light comes on the off and the Red Ink light stays on. I have tried to rest the counters with the Epson Soft ware which I purchased, No good, Im very reluctant to get rid of such a wonderfull printer Which I use for printing Photograthic tasks,Can any one help with a solution?


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Ihave an Epson 1290 A3 Printer which was working Fine I then left it for 6 weeks due to holidays, on return it wont work the Green Power light comes on the off and the Red Ink light stays on. I have tried to rest the counters with the Epson Soft ware which I purchased, No good, Im very reluctant to get rid of such a wonderfull printer Which I use for printing Photograthic tasks,Can any one help with a solution?


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I have an epson 1290 A3Printer it was printing Fine then left without use for 6 weeks Holidays on return the Green Power light comes on then off and the Red ink light stays on,I have tride resetting the counter via the Epson software disk also replaced the ink Cartridges with Brand New Epson Cartridges but stil the same as its such an excellent Printer for my Photography Im reluctant to get rid can any body help with a solution?


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Christmas lights I want to take a picture of the Christmas lights on our house at night. How should I set my camera to get the best picture of this? Can I get a good picture without using the flash? I'd rather not use it since it will diminish the effect of the lights at night.


No flash and set the shutter a little slow also use a camera stand if possible! ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon D2Xs with a 2.8 17-55 lens. I cannot get clarity and sharpness for football games on the field and/or cheerleading in the gym and on the football field. My daughter is a high school cheerleader and getting these low light shots are an issue. I have friends that have much cheaper cameras getting powerful and clear shots with their much cheaper cameras. I also have a SB 800 speedlight, which I am not getting good results from. Can anyone give me line by line instructions on how to m


Depending on how far away you are from the action, the flash is most probably not strong enough to be effective...in fact, it's probably making your camera underexpose every shot. Turn off the flash and turn up the ISO to 400 or even 800. ... Digital Cameras

The pictures are too light, when taken outside. Inside they are quite good, but sometimes, if it is too much light inside, I get again too light pictures


You can set the white balance so when your outside you can tone the brightness and visa versa for night. it should be in the setting of camera menu ... Olympus FE-220 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus C5060 camera, and with it came the Camedia Master 4.1. I also purchased the Pro upgrade. I recently purchased a new computer, a compaq Presario, with Windows XP Home. I also, more recently, purchaseed an Epson Photo RX595 porinter. I had some problens having the printer recognized by the computer, and now when I attempt to print pictures with the Camedia 4.1 and check the for "Properties" I get the notice "Failed to summon the printer options". I uninstalled the camedia pr


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DC-3185 Frozen A really odd problem is my son's DC3185 is frozen with a live LCD and the Flash in auto mode except the flash icon "flashes" I see a good LCD image of what I am looking at but can not take a picture. The led light is also red. I have installed new batteries and it didn't help. I inserted a flash card and the screen indicated the Flash icon but the flash keeps flashing on and off and the red led light stays on. When I plug it in to a USB port I get the computer to see it as a e


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I have a rebel with a 1.4 5omm lense and i was curious what a good setting would be in outdoor lighting and also dim indoor lighting to get a very crisp picture


Outdoor lighting covers a great many conditions...from candles to bright sun on snow. It depends on the light, and you did not say much about the light.Indoor can also vary quite a bit. I suggest you get a good flash that tilts up and swi ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have a Nikon D5000 and my daughter is a competitive cheerleader and every competition the lighting is always dark and on the stage is really bright. My problem is i can't seem to get good pictures with my camera and i have tried all different kinds of modes. she turns out blurry all together are parts of her body will be blurry. What do i do to get a crisp picture of my daughter in action in these situations?


Photographing in low-light situations is always problematical. I'm going to assume you can't add more light, and go on to other things.\012\012\012The blurring is caused by subject motion. Because the light level is so low, the shutter ha ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I have a canon 350d with a sigma autofocus 35-80 mm. when i shot against natural light or outdoors in good light i get error 99 i have cleaned the conctors but still same problem. if somone would now how to fix this i would be very greatful.


The manual says "Err 99" occurs due to the use of a non-canon lens which is most likely to be the cause of the problem since you are using a Sigma lens. Using a canon made lens will resolve this issue. Here's a screen shot from the manual ... Digital Cameras

I own cannon G9. I fail to get good sharp open outdoor pictures at night especially in place not well lighted. Do I all the time have to take pictures Manually to get sharp pictures as we do with focus adjustment in other camera ? I am not happy with keeping adjustment on night mode. Where can I read the correct programming of Apperature speed iso etc to take better pictures. Or can you suggest custom setting for outdoor and indoor night pictures thanks hoshangnekoo


If you have tried using the auto setting and it is still doing the blurry pictures it sounds like a problem with your camera not the settings themselves.\015\012This blog ... Digital Cameras

I'm trying to take night shots over a river with the lights from the buildings and all i'm getting is a very dark picture, took a few using the night snap, night scene, with and without flash and none are very good.... haven't really studied the book into the night side of it and not much on the pages i am looking at so was wondering what settings do i need to get a fantastic pic, thanks


Try Shutter Priority mode (Tv). Adjust the shutter time for an extended shot of several seconds or more. Of course, recommend using a tripod to do this, and using the camera's timer to take the shot to minimize camera shake. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 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 Canon 5D and a 430EX flash. When shooting pictures my flash will delay way to long before I can shoot another picture with flash. One picture is good and 3 are dark. My flash card is a CompactFlash 4GB Hi-speed 40 so I dont understand why it take so long for the flash to go off between shots. Giving an example of time, during a wedding the bride and grooms walks out "good shot" then the rest of the party with about 5 pews between them and I cannot get the whole wedding because the flash


The 430ex flash is E-TTL, that means it adapts is power to the scene. If you shoot a scene at 10 meters, the flash will choose to flash at the max power, and will take time to recharg. Try to get closer to your subject, and remember that the flash ca ... Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera

Canon 5d I have a Canon 5D and a 430EX flash. When shooting pictures my flash will delay way to long before I can shoot another picture with flash. One picture is good and 3 are dark. My flash card is a CompactFlash 4GB Hi-speed 40 so I dont understand why it take so long for the flash to go off between shots. Giving an example of time, during a wedding the bride and grooms walks out "good shot" then the rest of the party with about 5 pews between them and I cannot get the whole wedding because


Make sure you have your flash & timing set where it is supposed to be, usually between 120 & 180. This is the shutter timing and flash duration. It is the syncronizing speed setting. If possible, turn off the automatic review, this slows ... Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera

I cant seem to get a good shot in the dim light. Somehow the program/software could not sense and adjust the lighting and focus (in auto mode).


Hi,\015\012\015\012Automatic mode doesn't always work the best. I would recommend manually adjusting the settings for low light conditions. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

COBRA DC6550 Cobra DC 6550 i JUST PURCHASED THIS CAMERA WHEN i GO TO SNAP A PICTURE ITS SO DARK i CANT FIGURE OUT IF IM EVEN TAKING A GOOD PICTURE , IS THERE SOME WAY TO ADJUST THE LIGHTING ON IT FOR INDOORS SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT YOU TAKING? I have had the same problems and did the same things the others did and I like the size of it and how simple it is but I hate not being able to see what I am taking a pic of and also how do you get it to save time and date. I always have to do all of that bef


Hi ill have a look now for you and let you know what you need to do ok bare with me for few minutes ok ... Cobra Digital DC6550 Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic DMC-TZ1 that I can't get the flash to go off on. The only flash setting that works on my camera is no flash setting and the icon for the no flash symbol appears white. The rest of the settings such as automatic flash with red-eye, and automatic flash, ect... are red. Is this a settings issues or a repair issue? If it is a repair issue could you tell me what on the camera needs to be repaired. Weather it be the LED light is broken or a resistor or transistor on the circuit


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My battery is empty but if i plug it in to charge.. it keeps blinking orange and aint charging.. When i got this camera as a present it had the same problem.. bought a new battery.. problem fixed and even charged good.. now its compleetly empty and same problem again.. im not getting the green charging light


I have this same problem. I went onto the Samsung website troubleshooting and it says that if there is an orange blinking light then the charging cable is damaged and needs to be replaced. Hope this helps! ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera

Canon sd800is, 3 years old. Cannot get the computor and camer to each other. Blue light is not on. I had windows xp when I bought the camera and was able to transfere with no problem. As of this year have windows Vista. Cannot remember if I had attempted a transfere. I reinstalled the operations disk that comes with the camera. No drop box, nothing. Could it be that Vista, which has lots of quirks, is not compatible? Is there a download to fix it? Had to do that with my printer. pamann1


Consider 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 ... Digital Cameras

Camera will not "click" to take a picture. I had two old batteries which I charged -- no help. Then I bought a new battery on line -- still no good. I have noticed over past several months camera seems "reluctant" to take a picture -- might have to try a few times to get it to "snap."


There may be dirt or debris that collected under the button causing it not to work properly. Try using an electronics cleaner on the button. This will clean out any dirt and hopefully allow the camera to "snap" pictures better. Here is a link to e ... Digital Cameras

D50 autofocus I can't get the menu to choose the autofocus or the autofocus area on the menu the cursor witl highlight everything else but the autofocus areas they are just skipped over and also don't light up as the rest of the choices do on the menu , is there anything that i need to turn on ?


I'm not sure I understand the problem, but I'll give it a try anyway - on the D50 you can choose the point of focus (1 out of 5 spots). If you're in 'all automatic' (A) mode, the point of focus is selected automatically by the camera. In other modes, ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

WHEN TAKING A PICTURE THE FOCUS ETC GOOD, ONCE TAKEN THE PICTURES ARE REAL LIGHT AND FUZZY? ALSO AT TIMES SINCE THIS HAPPENED WHEN GETTING READY TO TAKE A PIC THE SCREEN FLASHES


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager, and is a known defect for your particular model camera.. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free if you live in the US, Canada, and a select few other countries. If you live outside the US, ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

Water damage I dropped my camera in a small puddle of water. When I try to take pictures in the light, I get a white picture on the LCD screen. However, when I try taking pictures indoors or in dark places, the pictures work. Please advise how I can fix this problem. I have a Canon Ixus 25. Whilst in a bag,a water bottle burst and the camera got wet. On returning home I removed the battery and memory card and left it to dry in the soft sun. I then found some silica gel sacs and placed one in th


Let me suggest you don't leave a high tech piece of equipment in a bag with a water bottle (even if it isn't open). ... Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera

My nikon digital camera flash light is not working.When i m using the flash light than my camera not click the pic..and when i m not using the flash light than camera click the pic but the pic quality is becuming good only in day light because in night flash light is not working.my digital camera model no. is coolpix S220 and this is 10 mega pixel.I am staying in chembur mumbai.This is my request that you plz guide me from where i can make it repair.Tell me any good service centre in mumbai . t


Not to worrry, the possible fault is with the failure of your flash unit. This unit is embedded into the camera and is a very arrangement which is not advisable to be opened by anyone less experienced. The best solution is to get the camera serrviced ... Nikon Digital Cameras
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