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Canon Power shot SD950 IS Digital ELPH camera lents will not extend on back screen it reads lens error restart camera camera was in use the previous night testing a flash unit and was not knocked etc thanks for your help jk mc darby


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Canon Power shot SD950 IS Digital ELPH camera lents will not extend on back screen it reads lens error restart camera camera was in use the previous night testing a flash unit and was not knocked etc thanks for your help jk mc darby


See http://www.fixya.com/support/r13011856-lens_error ... Canon Digital Cameras

I was taking test photos around the house with my new camera and the flash won't fire properly (the flash pops up out of the camera but it makes little sparking sounds and flickering on and off). I've tried various modes including auto night etc but it won't stop flickering (just sparking sounds and a flickering flash like a light bulbs does just before it blows).also I have tried taking images using the basic auto mode in a low lit area and the flash pops up but does not fire.


I think top cover is faulty it s giveing error 05. if poop up and giving err99\015\012then flash pcb faulty other wise need to replace top cover. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Blurry pictures Using a point and shoot digital camera, it was set on night mode by mistake. Pictures turned out blurry. The snapshots were taken inside at night using flash in the camera. Probably because in night mode, camera was setting depth of field wrong. So using flash and set in night mode was the problem. But can anything be done to correct the blurry pictures taken in this situation?? Any software known to correct this problem? Thank's, Angela Sapp


Adobe photoshop might help. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

I have sd850 is digital camera , why when i take a picture at night even i use flash the picture comes out to dark . do i need to use the flash or not. i always put in automatic . if i don't want to use flash what should i do


Go to your ISO settings and set it higher. take several pictures till you seee wnat works. the flash is only good for about 10 fet if it's truly dark. Turn it up all the way and if it's too bright turn it back till you find what you want. the lower ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS 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

Night picture Hello I have Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera.Its my morther law mine is Broking its a A85 its a lot older. I never use it for night time soon we will be going to pittsbugh pa. I alway want take picture of down town. It alway come out Blur. it have what it call night time i use it just test it out here it still Blur. Will any one have any ideal how take picture to helped me out. And this time this my mother law here a newer then mine i had be for it have said night sens. Is ISO


Set it to the highest ISO that you can. Then set it to auto mode, or nite shot, or set the shutter to 60th of a second. ... Digital Cameras

We have a new custom build PC from Data Doctors for personal use with Vista 7 and have a Samsung SyncMaster 191t monitor that was previously used for gaming and had a DVI cable. We bought a VGA cable but the Samsung monitor just says Check Signal Cable. We also tried using a VGA to DVI adapter, but that didn't work either. The monitor didn't even say check the signal cable then; only the green monitor light kept flashing. Is there a setting inside the SyncMaster 191t that would be previously set


You have to check the hertz of the monitor, lower the hertz to 60 hrtz and it will be fine ... Digital Cameras

I have a Pentax K 100 D. I have tried using a Flash Memory card (a Sandisk Ultra 16GB) but without success. The message 'Memory Card Error" is displayed even before I could format it. The card had previously been used to store files from my PC (where it worked perfectly) but the camera could not format it even after I had removed all the files etc by reformatting it in the PC (FAT32). Is there any way I can get to use this flash card in my camera?


Hi Doc.SD cards different in size use different technology. there are design changes introduced at 2GB and 4GB that makes cameras not compatible with all cards.When this camera was introduced, it was compatible with cards up ... Pentax Digital Cameras

I am using an Olympus E-500. and am trying to use the built in flash, set to one eight or to one sixty fourth of normal output, to trigger an external flash unit. The camera is set to "Vivid", manual, auto focus, and iso 100. From the "manual flash" menu I should be able to select either full, 1/4. 1/16 or 1/64 of the output. However, those choices never light up. I keep cycling through the first two lines of the menu and never reach the third line with the light output options I want. P


You should consult a Professional Photographer / Cameraman or contact the Customer Care of the Company. ... Digital Cameras

Blurry pictures Using a point and shoot digital camera it was set on night mode by mistake. Pictures turned out blurry. They were taken inside at night using flash. Any soft ware know to correct this problem?


Yes you can most likely used adobe photoshop to fix this problem. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

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

My flash is not working on my Canon PowerShot SX110 is camera. Help! My boss thinks the flash is turned off, but when I go to flash settings it says that red-eye and sync are both turned on. Basically I tried to use the camera outside the other night and the camera kept telling me to raise the flash even though the flash was up. The pictures were all blurry. I LOVE camera and am hoping for a simple solution.


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What are the normal settings for night shots on oly C3030Z. Shall I use flash when I shot on nights? If I set the aperture on F2.8 and the shutter from 2 to 16 sec. I got a lot of pixels on the picture. I found out that if I have the shutter open for a very long time there are many pixels on the shot. I hope you can tell me,about the settings for night shots. I am new to this digital world,and this is my first digital camera. Is this camera not good to shot in the night?


There are ways to deal with this problem. As others have said, \015\012your camera appears to be normal. \015\012\015\012Consider using "dark frame subtraction" to successfully employ \015\012long shutter speeds. The technique involves capturing two ... Olympus Camedia C-3030 Zoom Digital Camera

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

Hi i have a casio exilim and i am using a 2gb memory card in it, i went out last night and took lots of pictures after each pic was taken i viewed it to make sure it was ok or if i needed to take another one and at the end ot the night i viewed all of them. Today i went to upload the pics onto my laptop and they have gone, every single one of them. The strangest thing is, that pics that were already on there ( taken previously ) were still there, only the pics from last night had vanished. i hav


You problem set your camera to use internal memory only. Set the memory function to memory card only and all pictures will go to the memory card until it is full. You can probably still transfer your pic files from internal memory to your card. ... Digital Cameras

Flash i seem to have lost the flash on my camera - i had it for christmas and all of a suddon the flash stopped working. i loved my camera and now cant use it to take pics on nights out etc!! Does anyone know hoe to fix it?


My solution would be to obtain a faulty Z5 with only a broken screen from eBay. Most sellers are pretty up front with detail. Swapping -out the screen is a 10min DIY job with a steady hand, a small tri-blade and small pozi. Detail can be made availab ... Fuji FinePix Z5fd Digital Camera

The flash suddenly stopped working...I noticed over the weekend when I was using my camera at night or indoors the flash wasn't automatically going off. I checked the settings and the flash was turned on, I even tried re-setting the camera and it still doesn't work?


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We are now on our 3rd 5.0 bushnell night sentry camera and the night pictures are black. With the second camera, we might get the first picture where the flash goes off, but the subsequent ones are black. We have replaced batteries and also have a solar panel. We did use this same model of camera last winter and were getting beautiful night pictures so we decided to get a second one. Day photos are beautiful. Help!


OK, I think that this is a problem with the flash not working correctly, and you are within the warranty period, I'm hoping, so that you can get it replaced.\015\012\015\012Power shouldn't be an issue since you have a solar panel.\ ... Bushnell Trail Sentry 11-9200 Digital Camera

I have an older canon 20d camera that i love and started taking a photo classes with it. the other night i was replacing my battery and the flash popped open and now it won't close. the hook things that should hold it are standing up but don't moved back and forth. any ideas? Don't have alot of money or time for a camera store. I;m to the point whete i'm considering electrical taping it shut since i alsays use and indepentant flash anyway. any op0tions?


Sorry to tell you that this is a common problem. You may be lucky in that the usual case is that the flash gets stuck in the down position and is unusable. It is possible to dissamble this part , but the risk would not seem to outweigh the reward. I ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens

I have a Kodak Easyshare model dx5430 digital camera (5mp). It has worked like a champ for years. Last night I was at an event when the image display went dark at picture 31. All preceding photos were able to be reviewed. The camera flash works fine. The camera displays all the other characteristics of a working unit. It turns on and off; the flash works, the menu is accessible - everything. It just doesn't register any photos. Even in close-up mode, there is nothing. It's as if the lens cap is


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 ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Hi, I got a new ProSpec 4gb flash card and used it last night in my canon 40d. I forgot to format before I initially used it. Shot lots of great images that I could see on the camera back, but now I am getting the messages - can not create a folder, tried to shoot another image and is says cf card is full, and now I can't review on camera, it says there are no images. Tried Digital Photo recovery software and got nothing. Anything at all I can do? I'm tempted to format now and then see if I can


I do not have a solution, but I do have same problem, or a variation of it: filled my ProSpec 2GB, removed it from my Canon G10 to insert a fresh card, then later reinserted the ProSpec to transfer photos to computer. Several tries, and no go. First ... Canon Digital Cameras

I just got a vivitar camera and have tried ALL the setting its a x327 and It takes terrible pictures because it makes people like gost. I thought it was just the flash when I took pictures last night but I used it with no flash today and it still makes everyone look so pale. Im verry dissappointed. Is there something im overlooking, with the settings?


Go into the menu of the camera and see if you have the back light on..or the over exposure setting on high. it has something to do with the settings. have you found the setting awb or oev... try different setting in the camera...or look thru the man ... Vivitar ViviCam 35 Digital Camera

No Power Recharged batteries night before. Test Camera for batterie power, everything was working. Next day I went to use camera, and it is totally dead! I even went and bought brand new DBL A batteries to see if camera would boot, and it don't. I tested both boughten batteries and rechargable batteries with a tester, both type of batteries have plenty of power.


Did you make sure you have a memory card in the camera, i know with mine it wont power up unless there is a card in it. ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

I was somehow roped into shooting a friend's night wedding this weekend, even though my photography "expertise" is entirely limited to shooting in natural light. I am a total amateur (and my friend knows this - I have told her over and over she's taking a big risk). So anyway, I've rented a flash and bracket and am looking for any/all the cram-style tips you can give me for programming the flash (it's a Nikon speedlight SB-800 on a D70) and the camera for best use. Thanks :)


First, you MUST practice with the flash before you shoot the wedding. If at all possible arrive 2-3 hours before the ceremony with a friend/model to pose for you so you can practice with the settings until you understand what will and will not work. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Please could you recommend a flash I could get that will work with my Nikon D70? My late father was a photographer, and he used Metz flash units, but they've all gone now, and I'd like to get one for myself- preferably soon! Thank you. Tim (By the way, I've just encountered your site for the first time, and have just taken a look at the 'Recent Metz Solutions' section at the end of the screen. Congratulations on anticipating what is needed, and providing a means of making the process of finding


A local Walmart would have a variety of flash units....get one dedicated for Nikon digital SLRs. Ritz Camera is another good source of non-name brand flashes. Please leave feedback if this helps. ... Digital Cameras
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