Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

Goto take a pic, no flash wanted. Touch the button and the lense retracts and the camera powers off. Using tripod for low light shots.

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Be sure you have new, fully powered batteries and see if this happens. Some "new" batteries still do not have enough power to do the job. Even one bad battery out of 4 can derail your efforts.
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