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My powershot A630 will not take a picture. When I press the button a lightning bolt appears? Any idea what is up?
The lightning bolt indicates that the scene needs flash. Turn on the flast and try again or try taking picture in P, Av, Tv or M modes.
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My powershot A630 will not take a picture. When I press the button a lightning bolt appears? Any idea what is up?
The lightning bolt indicates that the scene needs flash. Turn on the flast and try again or try taking picture in P, Av, Tv or M modes. ... Canon Digital Cameras
Canon PowerShot A480 won't take photo. Pressing on button camera on then pressing silver button to take photo when pressed down screen turns black no picture taken. Batteries new. This is the story; camera was working fine then showed low battery bought new batteries took couple of photo's showed low battery again. Replaced battery same thing again but now when pressing button to take photo screen goes black. Camera bought 30/9/2009. Any idea's????
Its just a matter of batteries...some are not powerful enough to operate the camera ....Try to change them and buy some real good ones..like Duracell or Tatra...do not make any compromises when buy the batteries...get the best cause these kinda camer ... Canon Powershot A480 - Silver Digital Camera
This is a recently purchased camera that was working beautifully until recently. It just stopped taking pictures; when the shutter release is pressed, nothing happens. The only clue I have to what is happening came when I pressed the Quick View button and got a No Card message. I changed the CF card to one I took from my Canon Rebel XT and that I knew was working fine - again the message No Card when the QV button was pressed. Does that help at all in defining the problem? Any ideas what the pro
Hi!! :\015\012You can try this, start the camera without the CF in SETUP mode, once you're in... insert the card and format it!!!. It worked for me..... ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7 Digital Camera
Hi My s1600 wont take a picture. The button will press half way and frame the picture as it should but does not do anything when I fully depress the button. Do you have any ideas or do I need to take it back to the shop.
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My camera ,power shot A580 will not take pictures ,sometimes the button won't press down to take the picture and sometimes it might take 1 or 2 pictures,then stops .What am I doing wrong? It's on auto and when I turn it on, there is a lightening bolt at the top of screen for flash
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I don't have an instruction manual for this toy and seem to be unable to take a photo. Each time I press the snap shot button a screen appears with a 3 digit number in the middle and a couple of other options but it won't take the picture. Any one got any ideas?
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Flash Problem i have an A630 which i assume is quite similar. a couple of weeks ago the flash stopped working, i thought it might've been the batteries but i have since changed the batteries with no improvement. wat happens is when i go to take a photo with the flash on or auto the lightning bolt symbol on the screen just flashes and wont take a photo until i turn the flash off. i took it back to where i got it from but they were no help
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Hi - My Olympus E500 has suddenly stopped taking pictures. Upon pressing the button, it focuses; flash also turns up but does not take the picture. Any ideas what has gone wrong with it? I thought resetting it to factory defaults, but couldn't get any such option available in the menu.
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I have a Canon EOS Rebel XT, the shutter release button is not jammed, it clicks when you press it but it will not take a picture, it seems as if something is stuck when it goes to focus when on automatic and manual, therefore it will not take a photo. Do you have any idea what the problem can be?
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Hello sir!!\015\012\015\012first try to give it a soft reset.\015\012\015\012to perform it use the settings/restore/ok\015\012\015\012if its not solving ur prob tell me so i can help u further i am a professional ... Digital Cameras
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Error Message When I take a photo with Nikon D60 it's as though the shutter gets stuck and it gives an error message on the screen (Error! Press shutter release button again.) The top half of the photos are completely black. Also, there have been a couple of times during this problem that the shutter clicks and when looking through the viewfinder everything appears tinted. Weird, I know! Any ideas or suggestions?
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Error Message Hello! Every time I turn My Sony camera on it starts beeping and and giving me the error message "Turn the power off and on again." I've tried turning it off and back on, along with taking the battery out and putting it back in and even pressing the reset button and I'm still continuing to get the same error message. Any ideas on what I can try next?
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My Canon Powershot A630's flash won't work. Basically, you press down the shutter button and the little red light goes off, but no flash, and it won't take the picture unless you turn the flash off.
I was having the same problem... \015\012\015\0121. I took off the two screws on side closest to flash\015\0122. Removed side cover\015\0123. Gently wiggled the round silver capacitor at the top that is wrapped with a black fi ... Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera
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Hi. I have a finepix jx250 digital camera. The camera lense keeps going in and out and there is a messege that says to turn the camera off and on again.. I did that but it still did the same thing. I tried pressing the shutter and power button at the same time. I tried pressing the power button and the menu/OK button at the same time. I tried taking the battery out and putting it back in. I tried taking the battery and the memory card out putting the battery back in and leaving the memory card o
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