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I own Canon S3 IS digital PowerShot camera. I have taken many pictures, but wanted to make some adjustments to some of the manual settings, as I am getting more comfortable with the camera, and would like to try pictures without using the AUTO mode. I made some adjustments to the picture size (compresion) and pixels.I do not remember making any more changing, but I read the User Guide a lot, and learned where adjustments can be made in the maual mode. I decided to look at some of my latest pictu


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Did you "format" as part of changing your settings? Format reformats the disk - it has nothing to do with the format of the image files. If you formatted the disk, you will have to use image recovery software to restore the files. If this is the case, DO NOT do anything more with the disk until you try the image recovery software, as anything you do (take more photos, or make any more changes on the camera) reduce the chance of recovering your missing photos.

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I own Canon S3 IS digital PowerShot camera. I have taken many pictures, but wanted to make some adjustments to some of the manual settings, as I am getting more comfortable with the camera, and would like to try pictures without using the AUTO mode. I made some adjustments to the picture size (compresion) and pixels.I do not remember making any more changing, but I read the User Guide a lot, and learned where adjustments can be made in the maual mode. I decided to look at some of my latest pictu


Did you "format" as part of changing your settings? Format reformats the disk - it has nothing to do with the format of the image files. If you formatted the disk, you will have to use image recovery software to restore the files. If this is the c ... Digital Cameras

Camera will not take pictures in auto mode but will take pictures on hand held, how do I change this. I went through all of the modes and made sure that all of the modes were set to the owners manual.


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My camera won't take a picture, just it flashes, and the display says busy. When I press the different adjustment buttons the display says "this function is not selectable in the current shooting mode". However, changing shooting modes does not make any difference.


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I have 2 Sony cameras with problems..one is a DSC-T1..there is no picture when in the camera mode..will display pictures made earlier..lcd is blank in camera mode. The other camera is DSC-F717..Camera has hardly been used..in camera mode the lcd only shows a smeared image..the image is not recgonizable. Strange conicidence, but both failed nerly at the same time.


Hi kd4kdp,\015\012Both of your camera have bad CCD Imagers and must be replaced. Good news for you is that Sony will replaced these parts free of cost. Check more details on following Sony web link. Have nice day.\015\0121= ... Digital Cameras

The mode dial doesn't seem to work. The camera is stuck on the high speed sequential setting. When we select iauto, it takes one picture and then freezes. When we select the camera option on the mode dial, it takes 13-15 pictures in succession and then freezes. The pictures are taken without the button being pressed. We need to power off to change modes. The camera did work for a little while.


Base from the description of your problem what we can do here first to correct the problem is to reset or restore the camera settings to its default from the camera MENU. Then once you done that check if its working fine now. ... Olympus Digital Cameras

Why is my olympus e420 taking green tinted photos? I bought a new camera which I received yesterday, and it was until earlier, but has suddenly started taking yellowy/greeny tinted images. I've tried changing the settings, I've changed the camera modes, I reset the settings altogether and even changed lenses and yet the camera still takes tinted pictures, inside and outside. Also, when I switch the camera to live-view mode (shows exactly what the lens sees) it shows pretty much an entire green s


Im having this same problem. I have yet gotten it solved.. have you fixed it yet? ... Olympus E-420 Digital Camera

My video recording function works fine, but when on camera mode , the pictures turn out white or with a bunch of lines through them. I've tried changing all adjustments as far as color , etc. Still same result. It's a Nokon coolpix S210.


The issue here is with the CCD sensor inside witch gave out on you, what you might want to do is have a shop replace it due to the delicate eletronics inside would be your best bet.\012\012please do leave feedback and ratings for your fre ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera. I bought a new memory Card. This camera is new to me and this is the first memory card I have purchased. I do not have a manual for the camera. I am having a problem getting the camera to read the card. I insert the card, turn on camera & the window says "no picture". I changed the batteries also. I can get a oval ring which says "Info on the left, picture of cards at the top, "Mode Menu" on right, & bars at the bottom.It appears the "Mode Menu"


Choose YES for the Format option. Allow it to finish. Should work fine then.\015\012Possible defective card if does not work after full format. Do not use any "quick format" option.\015\012First time must be FULL format. ... Digital Cameras

The camera, in camera mode, periodically displays a muddled picture on the screen. If I take a picture the picture is muddled. I can view previous pictures taken when changed over to view mode.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Purple Pictures When in the camera mode my mvc-fd73 appears all purple, the pictures also turn out this way. I was outside taking pictures and noticed the screen color go nutz a couple of times. Came inside to take a few pictures and found the camera in this purple almost a solorized effect. The Screen looks fine in the play mode. I've tried a freshly charged battery and a fresh disk, but it made no difference.


This is a CCD sensor problem and should be replaced. Try to have it done free of charge by Sony even though your camera is an old model because CCD sensor should last 10 years +. ... Sony Mavica MVC-FD73 Digital Camera

My Canon SI/IS Power Shot digital camera is not able to bring up image on normal operating picture modes. It does however still show stored pictures when I change back to images already stored in camera. In picture mode all I get is a dark screen and lines. What's up?


Definitely sounds like you have a bad CCD. The good news is, this camera is under recall for that exact issue. Canon will repair your camera OR possibly replace it with an S5IS even! Free of charge of course.From Canon website: " ... Digital Cameras

Camera lights are on and I can change to review pictures taken and see them but I can only see the black screen with white figures while in take picture mode. the camera clicks but nothing happens. I changed all the batteries even though the low battery light was not on, and it worked for a little while but the next day, I could only see the black screen again.


Your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove th ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

I changed the batteries in my Power Shot A720 IS recently when the low battery warning flashed, and had taken only two photos when the warning flashed again. I moved the mode switch to playback and the screen went dark "Change batteries now" appeared. I turned off the camera, set the mode switch to shooting, turned the camera back on and was able to take two more photos before the low battery warning returned and prevented any more picture taking. I purchased and installed new batteries and f


Hi, 1st you must use alkline bat or minimum 800 mhp bat....and if problem is not solved then cheak the bat cap and connection clean with aomthing,,,,If any thing else contact [email protected] ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera

Same as one that's been posted... When I change to picture mode on my Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P73 it automatically powers off. By changing back to view mode it's possible to power on again. Not the batteries. MY REAL camera is a Canon EOS so this is my pocket camera - it's been looked after very carefully.cheers.


RESET your camera. Refer to your camera manual for reset instructions. It may require to push a reset button or check this link (copy and paste in your browser windows IE or Firefox):http://esupport.sony.com/perl/tutorial-display.pl?tut_id=374 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P73 Digital Camera

Continuous shooting I'm new to this so bare with me. I just got my Nikon D60 and I want to shoot pictures in continuous mode. I set it on manual, go into the menu and change it to continuous. I rotate the dial so it changes the shutter speed but when I take pictures it's just a black screen. As a matter of fact any time I try to take a picture in M it's just black. I'm hoping that there is just a setting I need to change and there's not something wrong with my camera. Thanks.


Hey man. Im not sure how new you are but basically i think your problem is you need to decrease the shutter speed to around 1/200-1/250 of a second and increase the apeture to around f10/12 and see if that works. If your operating at a high shutter s ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

I was taking a picture of a moose at Yellowstone and changed lens. I forgot to turn off the camera before switching and the camera just shut down. It won't take a picture or focus the lens in AF mode? I can view my previous shots and downloaded them, but I can't take a picture!!!! And I am at Yellowstone and nowhere near a camera shop!!! PLEASE HELP!!!


Try reverting your EOS Rebel XS to its factory default settings:\015\012\015\012Under the 'wrench with three dots' icon, select 'Clear Settings' and press SET\015\012Select 'Clear all camera sett ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

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 can only turn on my Cybershot DSC-N2 while the camera is in playback mode. I can look at the pictures and videos and change settings with no problem.. but when I try to switch to camera or video record mode the camera turns off by itself. Sometimes the lens will come out and then the camera powers down with the lens stuck out. Other times it just shuts off before the lens even has a chance to come out. The camera has never been dropped or damaged.


First press power button for 15 seconds .Then remove memory card from it may be your memory card has some issue.also press reeset button on camera some camera has reset button.start your camera without memory card. ... Digital Cameras

Hi, I own a Sony Cybershot camera, and it has been giving a few problems as of this week. The lens keep re-adjusting in and out when I turn the camera on to take pictures. It however responds just fine when in picture-view mode. There is a screen prompt that says 'Access' when the camera is turned on, as well as the message 'turn off camera and start again'. I do not think that the camera had fallen at any time, and it is just under a year old. Thanks a lot for your response, Sarah.


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I have bought this camera about one and half years ago. The camera worked for about alittle more than a year and it did work well. I have charged the battery to full a charge. The camera turns on but when you try and change anything with the camera it stays in this one mode. I try and cancel pictures from memory and it will not let me go there. I have tried all different modes and it will not move.


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I have 2 pentax optio m20 cameras purchased at the same time. Both have developed the same problem: hit the on button and it tries to come on, but makes a funny sound, lens moves in and out trying to focus (screen is lit showing focus changing and green mode icon), then the camera shuts off and never gets into picture taking mode. I fixed one of the cameras once by pushing buttons after connecting and disconnecting from the computer (and the camera worked okay for several months), but repeate


Your previous diagnostic definitely\015\012 indicates a mechanical problem, once the possibility that a false \015\012sensor signal to the main board as the cause by resetting all functions.\015\012 It is very likely that ther ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

My Kodak Z712 is changing modes by itself from one mode to another randomly, without turning mode dial button, and can not take picture until camera stop's changing mode by itself.


I would try spinning the selector knob back and forth a few times to see if it cleans up the contacts otherwise i think you will be sending it in for service. I love my 712is. But check on repair costs,, might get the 812 or 1015 cheaper and they use ... Kodak EasyShare Z712 Digital Camera

Canon A510 Powershot camera will not stay powered on when I turn it on in picture-review mode. It comes on for a second --> Canon screen flashes on -- and then shuts off. In picture-taking mode, it seems to be fine. It stays on. But if I switch to review mode, it turns off. I've changed the batteries. It was fine last time I used it, last week. I left it plugged into the PC for a few days, if that makes any difference.


These cameras have capacitors built into the circuitry. A capacitor holds a higher voltage so the camera will operate when in use. Some modes in these cameras do need a higher voltage to work. The capacitor for the review mode is weak and will need t ... Digital Cameras

Have the Nikon D90 camera and it does not allow me to take pictures when ever I want. It is in full auto mode and just does not want to take the picture even in bright day light. The F keeps on blinking in full auto mode and even if I switch to manual mode it does not allow me to change settings. It is very frustrating! what is wrong with this D90??


The blinking F-- means that the camera doesn't think a lens is attached. You can try removing the lens and re-attaching it. Or if you have another lens, try that. There are quite a few reports of this issue with the 18-135 kit lens. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-200mm lens

Hello, I have a problem with my camera (Samsung digimax L60). When it is on movie mode it is ok. The problem is when making pictures. The output (the picture made) has a lot of light and in the picture can be seen even the shadows of the objects within the frame (e.g. the shadow a cable, the person if it is moving etc). the fact that the short movies are fine when I replay them, makes me think that the camera itself it is not broken. And that there might be some mistake with the setup ... Can y


Http://support-us.samsung.com/cyber/popup/pop_troubleshooting.jsp?ia_cd=04010400&model_name=DIGIMAX L60 ... Samsung Digimax L60 Digital Camera
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