Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?

No image The LCD screen flickers, nothing is visible, no shooting of image. However, on shutter click in Auto mode the flash operates but does not record any image. In view mode, the already recorded images are displayed.


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No image in shooting mode on Canon S500. Flash operates and shutter clicks. Whats wrong?
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