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Re: Canon powershot sd900 elph To achieve a photo with the subject in focus and the background blurred what settings do I use?

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I recently bought a Canon powershot SX200is and I was using it to photograph my 4 year old grandson's birthday party, however a lot of the shots were blurred, these were mainly taken indoor, when I checked the camera settings I found the speed settings were ranging from 1/60sec to 1/6sec. I was shooting in P and AV, however I then switched back to automatic (auto) and took shots with the full range of options and still found some shots blurred, I think the problem is, the camera is trying to foc

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I was taking photos over the weekend with my Olympus E-500 and the eyepiece viewfinder got darker than usual. I was using a promaster 5750DX flash. Even without the flash, the eyepiece viewfinder has remained dark. Also, I reset all settings to the default settings and now when the built in flash pops up, there are a series of three "beeps" and the camera tries to focus. I cannot get it to take a photo however. I also pushed the button for the sensor cleaning today. Could this have screwed u

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I accidently deleted some photos off my canon powershot sd630 and I just found out that it is possible to retrieve the photos using software, I downloaded the software but I can not get the computer to read my camera as a removable drive it just goes to it's own setting and will not let me actually use the software please help me

Try www.recuva.com the software is free and should help you recover the pics.\015\012You should be able to select the camera as a drive letter\015\012\015\012Robert ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera


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I can take digital photos that are on the sd card but I am not able to get my pc to download or reconise the Canon Powershot. I can not download photos! It used to go into download mode as soon as I plugged the camera inot the pc by using the digital port on back of camera and usb port on pc. What can I do. I have reset the camera setting back to factory with no success. I have Windows xp.

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Faint lines running through the lcd and out of focus pictures with drawn out images. The camara was working normally. I transferred the photos to my computer using a usb cable. I used it once after that, and the pictures were fine. Now on swithing the camera on, the LCD screen has very faint lines running through it and when you take a pic, they come out very blurred and out of focus. Please help. [email protected]

Hi, The "CCD IMAGER" of your camera is in state of malfunction, and the good thing is that SONY provide CCD IMAGER free of cost,For more information ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

Ive got the nikon d40. when i take photos close up they are blurred. there r 2 settings on the focus lense one is letter a one letter m. you have to move switch to indicate one or other. camara wont take photos on letter a it makes a squeeky clicking noise it takes on letter m but they are blurred. this is a recent problem and i cant find manual.

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Focus problem I have had my nikon d-60 for one year. I have always had problems with the focus. At first I thought it was user error but after a few prof. photographers have used it, they have come to the same conclusions. I will want to focus on people and it will focus on the tree behind them. I have tried focus locking on my subject and slightly moving the camera, I have tried not moving the camera focusing the camera, I have tried multiple settings. I have not been able to resolve this on my

There are calibrations that are done on autofocus systems to make them work accurately, and it's possible that yours was just never calibrated correctly. \015\012\015\012Calibrating the autofocus is beyond anything we can describe here, b ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera
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