Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

A pin sized black dot on the image. Nothing on the lens

Answers :

It's probably something on the sensor. Try removing it with compressed air.
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 :

A pin sized black dot on the image. Nothing on the lens

It's probably something on the sensor. Try removing it with compressed air. ... Digital Cameras

My camera comes on and the LCD display is fine but the camera does not pick up images. The LCD screen is black where an image should appear like something is in front of the lens but nothing is obstructing the lens?

... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

Black Spot Hello there, can you help me pls? I've misplaced my manual and need to do something. Have a d100 Nikon and it's got a black dot appearing on the images. I've cleaned the lens with a puffer and that hasn't fixed it. Jessops, who I brought the lens off last year, said there is a self clean option on camera in settings somwhere but as I can't find my book wondered of you could help. If that doesn't correct iy, there's a pen cleaner and if that doesn't fix it, it needs further investigati

Here is a link to a site with extensive sensor cleaning info\015\012http://www.pbase.com/copperhill/ccd_cleaning ... Nikon D100 Digital Camera

My s8000 has got a problem with it.there is no scratch visible. but still a black dot mark is appearing on the fotos.when the zoom is increased,the size of the dot mark decreases. i've cleaned the lens several times but the mark is not going.my camera is in guarantee period..what can i do?

This is not something that you can clean from the outside. It is probably on an inside element of the lens, close to the CCD. I would send it back under guarantee, along with some prints of photos showing the mark. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

LCD now displays nothing, black, but i am still can preview the stored images, few months ago i fix some problem with lens, i think lens are dead, but its prices more than the camera half price, any suggestion?

... BenQ DC C740i Digital Camera

Black Screen Bought wife L18 last Xmas. Used once since. Turn it on and lens comes out, but screen is nearly completely black. Menu items barely readable if not viewed under bright light. "Reset ALL" at Setup does nothing. Replaced batteries 3 times, and have taken batteries out of camera for several weeks. No change. Cannot see on-screen image even in bright sunllight. Real piece of junk you made there, Nikon!

Did you leave it in the sun . Or in a hot place ? Was it wet in any way ? ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

Black dot on my images

You can carefully dust it off with an air puffer bulb if you remove the lens, put the camera in "M" and set the shutter speed to 8 seconds. Press the shutter release and gently blow air on the sensor after the mirror raises up. Make sure you're in ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

There is a little black dot in all of my pictures. it appears on the LCD screen too. There is nothing on the outside of the lens, however. What is this from? the camera is a canon 450d

It's probably dust on the sensor. You can clean it yourself but you will need to educate yourself on the procedure and get the proper equipment. Google the words...how to clean a dslr sensor. ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

Nothing but black images. No pictures - Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm Lens

Check the settings you are using. if the shutter speed is too fast, then not enough light will get to the sensor in order to create an image.\015\012\015\012if there is an actual problem with the light sensor on the inside, that is something yo ... Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm Lens

A small black dot is visible when we use view finder of the nikon d90, i am sure it not the lens marking. is it a production mistake or some thing stick with the view finder but nothing in out side. It is 2 days old camera. Can you help me to solve the dought?

Does the dot appear on the pictures? If so, this is a dust particle on the sensor. If not, then it is a particle on the focussing screen and really presents no problem. ... Digital Cameras

There is a little fuzzy black dot in all of my pictures. it appears on the LCD screen too. There is nothing on the outside of the lens, however. What is this from?

... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

There is some black unremovable dots (not visible on sensor sirface). Is IMAGE DUST OFF REFERENCE DATA helpful to remove that black dust like dot from image? how can I use that feture?

Black, unremovable dots are probably bad pixels in the sensor. These are parts of the sensor that no longer react to light. If you don't see any issue looking through the viewfinder, then the sensor is messed up. Since you say you don't see anythi ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Lens problem? Same Problem - When i turn the camera on, its just black. when i take a picture, its black. and when i try to look at those pictures i took on the computer, it's still black. i can see past images fine. but one day when i turned the camera on, it was just black. is somethign wrong with the lens? what do i do.-

Hi, its a lance flap problem, so please replace the flap and find magic. if you are a technition then open the camera and remove the lance assembally and remove the motor too. now open the lance and the flap is in the middle of the ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

The camera powers on fine, although it has a black screen with no image. What type problem is this and is it fixable or not. When I go to look at the pictures I took while the display screen was blacked out the screen remains with no image. blacked out screen apart from icons and text, blacked out photos, but camera powers up and knows if the lens cap is left on.

Do you have images on the card? ... Nikon Coolpix 885 Digital Camera


Problem in CCD replace it ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

Hi, im 14 and i got a Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 camera for christmas and have had it for about 4 months, a few weeks ago a 1cm black dot appeared on the screen. It doesnt get bigger when i zoom in and doesnt go away even when i go to the cameras menu. today i went to turn it on and another black dot had appeared on the other side of the screen, there is also a thin black line going through the middle of the screen. i have tried cleaning the lens but it didnt make any difference. Please Help me i a

This is a faulty or damaged LCD screen. The fact that the pattern of dots and lines is unchanged by zooming and appears on the menu screen confirms it.The LCD cannot be repaired, it must be replaced. As long as the fault is not due to mis ... Panasonic Lumix DMC F3 Digital Camera

Black screen Hi, I have Nikon coolpix S1 camera. Till last month, I was able to take pictures, but today, when I tried to take one, it showed black screen. The lens opens properly. I am able to see the images which were captured earlier, but, now, I am unable to capture any image because, everything is seen black. I reset all the settings, charged the battery fully, but no change.

Click here to read the web page for solution. It's free to fix. You need to scroll down the page, as it has many re ... Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera

I dropped my camera and since then I can take photos, the camera focuses, my display is fine when viewing previously shot images and the normal display information but when the shutter is pressed all o see is black. I don't know if the images are being taken or if they aren't. I tried taking of the lense and pressing the shutter and a black box with a **** of light shows. With the lense on nothing but black shows. Is this issue with the lense or body? Any feedback is appreciated.

When you take off the lens and fire off a shot, does the mirror go up and return or does it stay up? If not, is it possible that it is staying up when the lens is connected? When you fire a shot, can you hear it returning? ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

After almost two years, pictures taken with my Nikon D80 are showing a black dot in the middle of the photo. You can't see it in the view finder and it shows up on all the pictures I take regardless of which lens I use. The mirror inside the camera does not have the black dot on it either. Is it a problem with the sensor? How can I get it fixed?

Your sensor has some dust stuck to the sensor. You will have to take it to a service center, they will clean up the sensor for you. It is inexpensive. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

My samsung digimax u-ca 401 does not capture pictures as they are. The monitor shows dark images even outside and its not to do with the settings. I think the lens has a problem because one time when this happened, a few taps on the lens brought the images bright. I have tried tapping again but nothing seemd to work. What do I do as I got this as a gift and do not have the option of returning it!

... Samsung Digital Cameras

My olympus Fe 230 has a problem on start up. the red light keeps flashing, the image remains blurred and the lens keeps retracting and does not fully open and the only time I get a clear image is when I focus to original size after zooming and that too for a split second only. The service center guy said that was a problem with lens assembly and that I should replace it. What should I DO

Please try to reset the camera but it seems to be defective rather than repairing the cam it will be better if you go for a new cam. ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

My Canon PowerShot SD1000 shoots completely black pictures. The lens is open and there is no damage to the lens or the screen. The battery is fully charged and I've even tried a different memory card. It reads pictures previously taken, but takes only completely black images.

A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very b ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This a brand new camera and was taken excellent pic as of this friday.Thanks

My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen ... Samsung i85 Digital Camera

Can't get a picture on the screen - just shows black. When we turn the camera on the LCD screen displays the function choices and menu options, but will not display any image. If we take a picture using the view finder and then check for the image, nothing is displayed. We just checked the memory card, and it doesn't even take a photo. All we got was black. Any suggestions?

Check the SD card, they have sliders on them which lets you "lock" the card so nothing can be put on or taken off of it. Make sure that is off. Then go through the menu on the camera and try to format the card again. If the card is bad it should give ... Canon Powershot A1000IS 10MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom

My Dimage A1 camera has been fuctioning perfectly. Recently, I changed from JPEG to RAW and took several images. I now am attempting to return to JPEG without success. I believe I am following instructions correctly on pages 80, 81, & 82 of the Instruction Manual, but I apparently am missing a step or two somewhere. When I click on "Image Size" and "Quality" in the Menu Section, either nothing happens or it pops back to the previous selection. When I right click on the Size and Quality, aga

Have you tried the reset on the 1st menu page? Are you clicking the right button on the 4 way directional pad? use left and right to highlight and up and down to change. Hope this helps.Thank you,Lee ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera
  • 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: 0.2835 seconds