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What does a little red camera flashing in the upper right corner of the viewfinder mean?


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What does the flashing red hand in the upper right


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Flashing icon I have a flashing icon, white hand, palm forward, on a red background, which I am unable to eliminate. I can find no reference to this icon in the guide. The icon appears on the screen in the upper right hand corner, second icon in. please advise.


Go to the menu in the shooting (auto) mode;\015\012Find the BSS (Best Shot Selector) mode and turn it off.\015\012This should work. ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera

My cybershot W50 tells me the internal memory is full when there are only seven pictures on it. Reformatted the disc and it didn't help. there is a flashing symbol on the screen that i can't understand - a little camera with a 0 next to it - in the top right corner. can you help?


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I have a nikon camera and there is a small red hand flashing at the top right hand corner,How can i get this to go away?


HelloOK, the red hand icon \012\011that's flashing indicates that the camera is using a slow shutter \012speed, and \012\011is warning me to be careful to hold it steady.)So, basically you will just need to increase the shutte ... Digital Cameras

On the small viewing screen on the top right corner, and when looking through the view finder bottom middle, I get a capital F with 2 small dashes afterwards flashing, when the camera is switched on, and it will not allow pitcures to be taken. Battery is good and memory has capacity. Any ideas what this means as I do not have a manual ?


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When i turn on my digital camera, in the upper left hand corner, there is a red, flash symbol which i don't know how to turn off??? Thank you in advance for your assistance.


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Within the last few days, suddenly when I take a picture a picture there is a little red eye that is flashing on the left hand of the screen and the little green light at the top is flashing also and there is hesitation of about 15 seconds before a picture is taken and then the picture will have a redish tint to it when it processes. This just started and I have changed batteries out and powered the camera on and off several times and I have checked all of the settings, and still cannot figure


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Power issue Battery is charged, but camera will not power up. Lens is in open position as is flash. Charge light comes on and turns to green after some time charging so power is flowing? Camera is locked in the open position as in flash. Battery is fully charged. When I press the shuter button a little red light flickers for just a second.


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