Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G3 Digital Camera ?

My LCD for my Canon PowerShot G3 is black even when i turn the camera on. When i press the function and menu bottons every thing showing properly. when i try to take the pictures it wouldn't even do any thing, but the i hear the 'click' and the flash is on.


Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot G3 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 :

My LCD for my Canon PowerShot G3 is black even when i turn the camera on. When i press the function and menu bottons every thing showing properly. when i try to take the pictures it wouldn't even do any thing, but the i hear the 'click' and the flash is on.


... Canon PowerShot G3 Digital Camera

I have a canon eos300 and it will not focus properly and will not take a picture. the only thing that happens is that the flash flickers.i have tried it manually and the shutter clicks but then shows an empty battery picture in the display. if i then press shutter again everything appears in display. but will still not take a picture. can you help? they are new batteries.


I had the same problem then found this. Its a 3 hours job, you better have top quality precision screwdriver, patiente, and bit of a luck... See this: http://users.abo.fi/jskata/300Drepair/ ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

Nikon D40 pictures taken but too dark even in AUTO mode with flash on a bright day. also, some days ago I had the Shutter release error message while taking some photos. After that, the camera is acting weird, pictures sometimes are taken but the picture is always dark, although flash is used and AUTO mode selected. I do not see the error message anymore, but the camera simply do not take pictures properly. I tried formatting, etc with no result.


Make sure flash is on your flash on cam is sticking. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Hi i own a dmc-Lz8, bought it 8 months ago and pretty much never used it, now i suddenly try to take a picture when just about when its about to flash the screen goes black and a little clicking sound can be heard, my camera then takes a fiew minutes to reboot to then again do the same thing. Thank you Happy holidays.


Check the batteries. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ8K Digital Camera

I have a Kodak easyshare M340. I have put the setting as general picture taking and Flash to be Auto, but when I tried to take a picture the flash may or may not flash. Even when I put the flash setting to flash, it may or may not flash. Help.


LinkHello,Try checking browsing your manual. This will be helpful to know more about your c ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

Taking pictures I have loved using my camera until it stopped being able to take pictures. Whenever I try to take a picture, the red light goes on a few times but the camera never flashes, clicks, or takes the picture. I can still look at my pictures but I can't take them. What is wrong and what should I do?


This could be due to a jammed lens element preventing the camera from focusing properly. When you push the button the camera attempts to focus the image before it takes the picture. If the focus component in the lens is not moving properly it cannot ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera

I was taking pictures with my camera the other day, and then it just stopped taking them. When I tried to proceed, it would flash with the eye symbol. I tried taking the batteries out, putting my pictures from sd disk on desktop. It still did the same thing. Also the letter F and numbers popped up.


... Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

PICTURE TAKING Wonder if anyone can help me? Whenever I try to take a picture on my C-350 Zoom there is a long delay, of about 3 seconds, between me pressing the button and the flash operating to take the picture. This means I can never take any action shots and am even struggling to take family snapshots. I've checked this against other cameras and they only seem to take 1 to 1.5 seconds. I've looked through the operating manual and can't seem to find any solution. Any help would be greatly


That camera as great problem, they drain batteries very fast, and that what happen as the batteries are getting lower it takes longer to charge the flash system and to take the picture. ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

I have a sony cybershot DSC-T70 when I try to use the flash it doesn't work. When I touch the screen 4 options are supposed to come up and nothing appears except for the one that says no flash. I was thinking maybe it was in auto mode but how do you take that off because I was recently in vegas and I couldn't get the darn thing to work and in most of the pictures you can barely see the people I was taking a picture of


The flash icon will also be disabled if the camera is in burst or continous shooting mode-if possible restore camera to factory defaults and start from there-check in home menu under shooting and see what the settings are ... Digital Cameras

Flash has stopped working on my Nikon D40. I've tried a factory reset, tried to get to the flash setting but that menu option is no longer available (highlighted) in any mode. I'm thinking it's broken and not a setting thing. Everything else works fine and it still takes pictures just without the flash. The flash pops up when needed but no flash obviously.


There's a common problem in the flash arm. I found this link that shows a simple repair. If you use this and make the repair yourself, understand that you will void your warranty if you have one. Also, do not touch the bulb as you'll get oil on it ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

I have had my camera for not even a year and it recently started having this problem. Whenever I take a picture, the object will look fine in the display, but when I take the picture it gets horizontal lines across the picture. It is much worse if there is any natural light coming into the picture. I have tried adjusting the flash, the white balance, but the pictures are still coming out this way. Also, if there is a good amount of natural light, you can't see the object you at all, it looks


If I understand you correctly, you're saying that the LCD display shows a normal picture when you are composing your shot, but that when you actually snap the shutter to record the shot, the resulting image has nasty lines across it?That ... Casio Exilim EX-S5 Digital Camera

I have a sumsung bl103 and when ever i take a picture the picture come's out very white and blurry and it has lines evenly throught the picture i am very positive that this is a result of finger tips on my lens.I have tried different things to try and clean off my lens but nothin works.


... Samsung BL103 Digital Camera

My Panasonic Lumix DMC ZS5 suddenly stopped taking pictures. All I get is a black screen on the viewfinder and a black picture, even though it goes through the motions of taking a picture (zooming, flashing, clicking, etc.) and the playback feature continues to work fine.


... Digital Cameras

Canon Powershot A610 digital camera--LCD screen shows icons, but otherwise is blank--there is no visible movement in the lens when I take a picture without flash--have tried setting it on TV setting and taking a picture, then opening the battery cover for a few seconds after waiting 7 seconds or so, but no images on the LCD except the camera's icons--ideas? probably a stuck shutter, or is it still possibly the CCD sensor even though there's no visible movement in the lens? Ideas? Thanks!


Much more likely that it's a stuck shutter, especially for your model camera. How many tries did you give the fix? Some people stated that it took at least 15 repeated tries before the shutter opened:\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

I bought a camera from a friend, Olympus e-420. but when i started to use it, i always got dark picture even the flash is already switched on. i'm thinking the built-in flash is delayed, do i have way to make it more accurate? i also noticed when i take pictures it always save's as ORF file. how can i change this settings to a different format? i already tried restoring the default settings but why can't i access the Custom Reset option on the menu bar?


There are multiple reazons for the picture to look dark, a very short exposure, or a low flash intensity.\015\012Try changing the flash intensity, this is done by pressing the Exposure compensation and flash button simultaneously.\015\012 ... Olympus E-420 Digital Camera

System error ya my digital camera coolpix 885 was just working fine,with no problems,then suddenly i tried zoom in and zoom out,took a picture,and the next moment i see all the images taken henceforth are blurred,tried everything clicking pictures with and without flash,zoom in and out and other things,it still does'nt work so i thought i ll switch it off n then restart and hell it gives an error message "system error". so as usual i removed my battery and replaced it back still it shows "syste


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a pro ... Nikon Coolpix 885 Digital Camera

When I try to take a picture you hear a clicking noise and the flash is working but it will not take a picture


You may be too close to your subject and the autofocus is not locking in. back up a few inches and the shutter should go off. Try turning off auto-focus. \015\012\015\012If this isn't the case it could be a shutt ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot SD1000 my camera will turn on and do everything else but it will not take pictures. The only thing that has happened is that the red/orange light will still come on even when i try to take a picture.


... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

System error ya my digital camera coolpix 885 was just working fine,with no problems,then suddenly i tried zoom in and zoom out,took a picture,and the next moment i see all the images taken henceforth are blurred,tried everything clicking pictures with and without flash,zoom in and out and other things,it still does'nt work so i thought i ll switch it off n then restart and hell it gives an error message "system error". so as usual i removed my battery and replaced it back still it shows "syste


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:\015\012\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/ ... Nikon Coolpix 3200 Digital Camera

I havea canon rebel 1000d eos and when i try to take a picture it flashes busy and there is no lcd screen..how do i fix this? and it wont even let me take a picture.


Hi,This seems to be a bad news. This is not a common problem on this model. As i cannot diagnose the camera, i could only provide you few possibilities. Look at any saved image / video? Could you see them? If yes, this is more ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

When i try to take a picture natual light appears black. if i take a snap inside with a flash it looks almost ok, but point toward a window the sky is black. all the settings are normal auto ect. ive tried adjusting things but noyhing helps. any ideas ?


There may be the issue with the CCD (image sensor device) of the Camera.Refer this article to confirm this:http: ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

My Pentax K100D has suddenly stopped working. It hasn?t been bumped or dropped or anything. A few days ago I was still taking pictures, and then a day or two later when I tried it, it wouldn?t work. When you press the shutter release button, nothing happens. No autofocus, no picture is taken, nothing. The only thing is that you hear a fairly rapid clicking sound, perhaps like a gear wheel turning or something. I tried various settings, new batteries, a different lens, autofocus, manual focus, ev


Hi there as per your mentioned sound or noise is says that the problem create by your camera lens guide pin. Its damaged or dislocate. So i also suggest you to visit the service center. Thanks.\015\012 ... Pentax K100D Digital Camera

I have a Nikon D90 with a new Extreme III memory card. I can out in bright sun and often it won't click even though it has focused. It gives me a flashing F--- saying that I don't have a lense attached but I have a Tamron 18-270 on. It also gives me a r17 or21 reading in the ISO/ picture count box. If I turn the camera off, take out the battery, or zoom in and out then sometimes it will take one picture and then stall again. I am loosing some great shots. Help.


F--- IS PROBLEM OF LENS AND CAMERA CONNECTION. CLEAN THE CONTACT MIGHT HELP ... Nikon D90 Body Only Digital Camera

Ive had my Camara a while and I really wanted too take pictures today. But when i turned it on it said access, went in and out 3 times, and then said 'turn power off' Ive tried loads of things, such as; Giving it a little tap and pushing the lense, pulling the lense. and i i've even tried initalizing it so many time and that doesnt even work. Soo what am i suppost too do?


Change the batteries....make sure the card is sitting in it right...try these ... Digital Cameras

The flash when i take a picture it doesnt flash, it just happened out of nowhere the flash just stopped working and i've been trying to see if maybe i turned the flash off some how but i dont even see a link for the flash, how do i get the flash back on?


You could try pressing the right button next to the zoom button, but usually when this happens, it is because the flash unit or transformer has died.Bob ... Fuji FinePix A500 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: 0.4108 seconds