Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera ?

Pictures of people

\015 I have a Canon PowerShot A560. Whenever I take pictures of people, that seem to be squashed. I'm sure it is a setting but I can't figure out how to correct the problem. Any ides?\015

Answers :

If you see black margins above and below your pictures, you may have the camera set in Widescreen mode. Press the Func/Set button and see what icon is in the lower left corner of the LCD screen. If you see a "W" there, scroll down to it and you will see the other size options available. You should have L, M1, M2, M3, S, and Postcard as other options. Selecting any of these will make your pictures look 'normal' again.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

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 :

Sony cyber-shot DSC-W210. On/off button does not work, but I can turn it on using the play button. Press the play button again to get to picture taking mode, but it will not take pictures. Then I get the E:91:01 error message that so many people seem to be talking about. I can remove this message by 'initialising' through the menu, but can't take pictures. I've also tried removing the battery, leaving for a while, then replacing, but to no avail. People seem to think this is a software prob


... Digital Cameras

Just had my Canon Powershot s1 is flash explode in my face at a meeting with over 30 people attending. I took a picture, the flash went up and suddenly it popped so loud that people ducked. There was also a fire/smoke smell coming from the flash area. Very scary. Those witnessing said they would back me up if suit filed. Checked the batteries and they work fine. The camera will take pictures still but without a flash. Hear of anything like this before? Recall issue?


Lawsuit?? ... lol\015\012\015\012I had a similar experience (no fire, only a loud explosion and lot of smoke). Canon was kind enough to fix the camera for free!!\015\012I called Canon after the incident and spoke to a representativ ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

Blurry pictures I've had this camera for almost a year and everytime I want good pictures (vacation, birthdays, xmas) I'm disappointed with the quality of my pictures. So many of my pictures turn out blurry. And sometimes they'll look fine when reviewing on the camera, but when downloaded to my computer, the quality is poor. Some people say they keep their's on the auto setting, I find I need to keep mine on the nighttime setting to get decent pictures. Any sugggestions with settings, etc to hel


Try turning of the stabilizer if you have one it will be in the settings menu ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

Card error Pictures from Christmas and Nieces one year birthday party... Put the memory card in the reader on my brother's computer and it shows error. We formatted card... sadly thinking I lost pictures, Took pictures on a great vacation shared with 6 people and I being responsible for the pics... came home and plugged card into reader and into computer...again card error. So now are pictures lost? My son went to some kind of site and downloaded something that said there are over 1000 pictures


Sorry for my bad english. If the card is not damaged, you can recovery your foto's with computer. You need some software for example PC-Inspector (Freeware) : ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera

I like the camera but I see other people taking pictures with their camera in a very lightly lit room and you can see the faces on screen to take the picture but with the c813 you can't see hardly anything and you have to guess about the person and if the picture will come out right. You only know after you take the picture.


Try Different SCN. If you're experiencing this problem with your night pictures try and use SCN night, the logo shows a moon and a star, with or without Flash.\015\012Also try to adjust the ISO.\015\012\015\012For more picture impro ... Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera

I have a sony Super Steady shot DSC-T200, worked great until after the warranty was over. Now it intermittently shakes and the picture in the viewfinder shakes. When i take a picture it is very blurry. This comes and goes although many times in a day it won't work. Just when my child waits 30 minutes in a line to get a picture with mickey mouse or mini the camera won't work. 10 minutes later its fine for a few unimportant pictures. Very annoying, i see a lot of people have this i


If you alsow get vibrationOn Sony T100 and similar, its the vibration canceling unit, i had the same problem.if you have good hads you can fix it.( on your ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera

Deleted pictures We purchased a Pentax OptoM40 camera and when we got home we found that all of the pictures that we had take on our vacation were deleted. Can you tell us how we can get them back. We had an older model camera and we wanted to update to the newer one that also takes movies, but we never ever had a problem of pictures being deleted. It seems that a lot of other people also had the same problem. PLEASE HELP US. WE LOST ALL OF OUR VACATION PICTURES. Thank you


Hi,     You can easily get back your data.First install any recovery software on your computer.Then attach your camera with your pc.And run the recovery software.And get your precious data back. ... Pentax Optio M40 Digital Camera

When I take a picture there is such a long delay, that when the picture shows up, it is not what I was trying to take a picture of, espcially when taking pictures of people


Hi,\015\012\015\012Probably you are using the slowest memorycard. If it is a Olympus you have an XD card. Buy the fastest card it's more expensive but worth! You can buy the high speed from Olympus.\015\012\015\012\015\0 ... Sanyo VPC-S880 Digital Camera

I just bought the nikon coolpix p90 camera about a week ago. i have been taking a lot of pictures with very few turning out. on the camera, it looks good but when i download the images onto the camera, the pictures are not turning out. the colors are often off. the picture almost looks like it is carrying over to the opposite side. edge of the right side of the image is showning up on the edge of the left side. wish i could attach some pictures for people to understand a little bit better. hope


Image fomation is not good,problem is with theC.C.D,replace with a new one ... Nikon COOLPIX P90 Digital Camera

Canon sd900 I seldom use my canon sd900 and I usually take pictures without using the flash. But I recently noticed that my hands should be very very steady, just a slight movement will cause the picture to be blurry or unclear. I usually don?t use the flash because it gives a darker background with your face too white from the flash. And my problem arises when I would request other people to take my picture because 90% don?t have a steady hand thus giving me a blurry picture.


Try a higher ISO speed (suggest 400). Look in your camera's instruction book to find out how to do this. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Kodak Z740 camera with a total lost instruction booklet. I need a new instruction book if possible. An easy answer from you "Experts" might be if you can answer this: I have 24 pictures saved on our camera, but somehow we lost to place a memory card in the camera. We can "review" the camera and see all the pictures still there. If nothing else, can you people just explain how I can transfer these pictures onto a memory "card" so then I can then transfer to our computer and end up


Here is a link to the manual\015\012\015\012http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/publications/urg00330toc.jhtml?pq-pa ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

What should do ,my LCD are all black, ill try to take a pictures and there is a a pictures which is clear! only the problem is my LCD turn to black and i dont see people when i taking pictures?? pls helpp


You need to replace the lcd, has a look here. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

My Fuji s2000 always shoots picture that are blured. I have tried many settings and different exposures however I keep getting the same result. What can I do ? The worst mode on this camera is the auto mode, I can never get a clear indoor picture. This camera takes beautiful pictures of flowers/nature and all outdoor photo's turn out beautiful it is the indoor photo's I have even tried the sports mode for when people move but I still get a very blured image


Found the same thing and I think the answer is the opposite of previous suggestions. The s2000 is truly awful at anything above about 400ASA The degree of pixel binning it uses just makes the pictures look terrible. Force the camera to use 400 or s ... Fuji FinePix S2000hd Digital Camera

When I take a picture of a group of people, 5 or 6 meters, the picture has bad focus, but if I take a picture like portrait, focus is OK.


You need to change the camera from manual to program. you need to setup the camera rather than using auto settings. ... Pentax Optio E60 Digital Camera

Blurry pictures a drunk hit the top of my nikon d40 while the flash was still up with their hand, they hit it really hard, now all the pictures are blurry and most of the people that you take a picture of come out really white and overexposed, my guess is its just broken now?


THE IMAGE SENSOR OF YOUR CAM ARE HAVE A BURN SPOT ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Polaroid 10-Inch Digital Picture Frame enlarges pictures beyond screen size so when viewing slide show the pictures appear cropped, like people's heads missing, etc. Can this be cntroled via some setting? Thank you!


... Polaroid Digital Cameras

Blurry pictures Hello: Wondering if anyone has any problems with taking blurry pictures. It doesn't matter what I do, i.e., adjust the setting, exposure, etc., 9 out of 10 pictures come out all blurry. Is it just not a good camera, or is there any other suggestions from people out there that may be of help to me. Thank you for all that respond.


YES to the lens focus ring ... check it often.\015\012Also, low light is a no-no unless close up with the flash (like 10 ft. max). Try test photos on the tripod with focus ring set to the little mountain outside to verify camers is OK.\0 ... Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera

Harsh shadows we are trying to take pictures for a friend's small wedding - at the rehearsal today we practiced picture taking with both a Canon Rebel XSI (using both the regular lense and adding a telephoto lense) and a Canon PowerShot S5-IS. The problem is that we are getting a lot of pictures that have a 'hard' shadow on the people in them. It doesn't appear to be a regular shadow because it doesn't 'land' on the different surfaces behind them, but is more like a shadow attached to them. Any


It's your flash.  If you diffuse the light from your flash, you will reduce this problem, but not eliminate it entirely.  You can diffuse it by putting some moist (so it sticks, and also to make it translucent) thin paper across the flash. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Pics deleted. Is there anyway to retrieve pictures from the camera itself if they have been deleted. Some how all of my pictures were erased and I'm not even sure how to delete them all at once. & multiple people were playing with the camera. So is there anyway to retrieve the pictures after they are deleted?


Yes, it is possible to recover deleted pictures from digital camera. Take a look at this digital camera picture recovery guide ... Samsung Digimax 4010 Digital Camera

When I attempt at taking photos with my camera, I notice that most of them don't turn out. Instead all I can see in the screen & the picture is this purple-ish screen. It responds to light, but I can't see any figures (people). It does this with, not only pictures, but videos also. Once in a great while, it will work fine, but lately I've taken 3 pictures without any weird, purple, fuzzy lines on them. I've had my camera for only 6 months, and I may have dropped it a few times, but probably not


I do not know what the problem is. I have the same camera, mine works fine. However, i have the same problem with my cell phone camera. I do not know what happened to it. It was working fine. Now my pictures turn out multi colored. If you happen to f ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera

I AM LOOKING FOR SOFTWARE TO EDIT PICTURE I TO BE ABLE CROP PICTURE PLACE ANY PART OFTHE DOUBLE..EXAMPLE;;;TWO PEOPLE ON ONE PHOTO I WANT TO PLACE MY HEAD ON MY DOGS HEAD OR MY HEAD ON MY WIFE HEAD OR TWO OF THE SAME PERSON ON THE SAME PAGE AND MIRROW THE PICTURE THANK YOU


I suggest use adobe Photoshop i think that is the software u are looking. ... 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

Blurry pics The last time I used this camera, most of the pictures came out very blurry. I had to try to hold the camera completely still to keep them reasonably clear. These were just pictures of people, no sports, etc. It was on the usual auto setting. Even the ones that weren't too blurry were very grainy. It has worked fine in the past and I have never dropped it or gotten it more than rained-on wet. What could be the problem?


Go into the setup menu and scroll to "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions. Sometimes that will restore your camera to original specs. ... Olympus Stylus 790SW Digital Camera

Some times people in my pictures have black lips. No other colors in the pictures are altered.


1. Go into the menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions.\015\0122. Remove the card and battery...press all the buttons...leave it alone for 20 minutes...insert the card and then the battery...turn it on. ... Kodak EasyShare P850 Digital Camera

Pictures missing camara sat on top the microwave and now some pictures are missing people told me its do to the microwave


Could be true... microwave uses a small magnatron, it not important what it does, whats important is that a magnatron creates a strong magnetic field. this is something that the memory card in your camera would be susceptible to. since the memory c ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 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: 0.1682 seconds