Having problems with your Canon Rebel XS / Eos 1000D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f& EF 75-300mm f Lens ?
The shutter button isn't working...when i go to press it half way the flash pops up but when i go to take the picture...nothing
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Rebel XS / Eos 1000D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f& EF 75-300mm f Lens
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 :
The shutter button isn't working...when i go to press it half way the flash pops up but when i go to take the picture...nothing
... Canon Rebel XS / Eos 1000D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f& EF 75-300mm f Lens
Flash Problem Rebel XT flash icon shows next to "busy" in the view finder when I press the shutter button. If I attempt to take the photo the flash does not work. If I continue to hold the shutter half way down, then release it I get Err 99. I am using genuine Canon lens' and have tried all three. I also connected my 420EX external flash and it also does not flash. Any suggestions are deeply appreciated. Thanks
Hey tombston,\015\012 An error code of 99 is Canons general error code for this camera, and they suggest cleaning the lens contacts and/or removing the battery and then reinserting it. If this doesn’t work I wou ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Left hand buttons don't work. They act like a half-pressed shutter button. IE: they focus and usually pop the flash. The camera takes pics fine, the two button reset and the tiny pinhole reset on the side don't see to fix anything.
You did what I would suggest to do the resets. I realize this is an old question, 1 year ago, but, if you have not found a solution my suggestion is to contact Nikon. The D80 is a fine camera. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens
My Cannon Rebel XTi's flash won't pop up and I get an error message. The button on the side that pops it up manually doesn't work either. Is there any way for me to fix this or do I have to take in to have it professionally fixed?
... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
Overexposed photos?? when i hit my shutter release button, sometimes the flash doesn't pop up and the view finder goes black. (it's like the camera is taking a picture but when I release my finger from the shutter release button it doesn't release) The only way to "get out of it" is to turn the camera off then back on. when i go to playback...it is a white picture. are my settings messed up and how do i avoid this in the future. Many picture moments are missed because of this!
The view finder "going black" on an SLR is caused by the mirror being up, which is also when the camera is actually taking the picture! The mirror sends the light from the lens to either the viewfinder or the sensor. When it's down, the light goes ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
When i turn my camera on, it seems fine, all buttons functional. When i take a photo, it flashes, but no photo will pop up in my screen. Instead the screen stays black, and then the battery starts to get really warm. then i cant turn it on or off, the only way to get the batter to stop heating up, is to take it out of the camera. i can put the battery back in, turn it on again, but it will say no pictures had been taken, and the problem continues every time i try and use it. There is no history
FREE INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR CAMERA FIRST \012\012The Stylus Tough-3000 can be submerged up to 10 feet underwater and incorporates four preset underwater scene modes as well as the ability to capture HD movies underwater. It can also w ... Olympus TOUGH3000 Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel K2 3000v... bought used. After each shot the battery icon flashes on the LCD screen (the manual says this means the pop up flash mechanism is blocked, it's not) I press the shutter button down half way(as instructed and camera returns to shooting mode) but this happens all over again after each shot. I got to the end of the first roll and it came back completely blank. ?? I'm new to photography so, user error is possible, any ideas on what's wrong? Can I fix it or should I send t
... Digital Cameras
Black image Just bought a used Canon PowerShot A60 digital camera. Menus work fine but LCD is black. When shutter button is pushed half way down the lower light blinks. I even tried to aim it at a lamp to see if it was too dark. Acts like it wants to take pictures. Lights blink, camera focuses, flash deploys, then nothing.
OK,Its problem of bad ccd imager in Canon A60 camera and this part need to be replaced to get correct live view to take snap.Canon will repair this camera free of cost as per announced scheme.Click ... Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera
I bought a second hand d70s. it seems to have a problem. the shutter release button does not seem to do anything when pressed half way (like auto focus). I can only get autofocus to work if i program AE-L/AF-L button to AF-ON. I press the AE-L/AF-L button on the back, then press the shutter to take the shot. And if i set the AE Lock On, pressing the shutter button half way does not lock the exposure setting. so there seems to be an issue with the shutter button itself...is there an easy fi
You need to press the button half-way first to allow an exposure reading to lock on to. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera
Camera takes photos without actually "focusing" on the object. Seems their is no "prefocus" with the button. As soon as you touch the focus button, the camera automatically takes the photo. When the camera was working correctly, you'd push the focus button half way down and then it would do it's job. Now it just takes the shot if you barely even touch the button. Not good...........
\015\012keep on pressing the focus button,then switch it on and try to focus\015\012or change the battery ... Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera
Button-be-dead Ok, so this might sound kind of stupid but my camera was in my purse and I didn't drop it or anything, but when I went to take it out to take pictures, the button you push to take the picture was already half down so it won't stop auto-focusing. I can't zoom in or out, look through my pictures, turn the flash off, delete pictures, or change picture styles. I know it's because of the button already being down halfway but I really need to know how to fix it and get the button back
Thanks for posting this article as I had no idea of the cause and was suspecting a firmware/software fault.\015\012\015\012I had the same problem a few days ago. As my camera was out of warranty and the advice from a salesperson in a well known chain ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Last night was taking photos indoors with flash on auto setting. All appeared fine except thre was a vertical line on the viewfinder, not quite half way across. After about 4 flash photos, the flash turned itself off and it wouldn't allow me to adjust the settings back to flash again. I checked the setting and it was still on auto and there was plenty of battery left. Tried a couple of shots and they took, but no flash, so useless. Turned camera off for half an hour then tried again and it was f
I have similar issues. flash won't fire but pops up normally. cannot adjust flash setting that remains in always off position.\015\012\015\012help. ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera
I bought my new canon eos 60D..i put on external flsah to use..then after i take off the external flash, my camera's built in flash cannot pop up to take flash even i had press the flash button. How?
Hi, What external flash did you use on your Canon 60D? The internal flash will not automatically pop up if in the "Creative Zone" it will pop up with the button in the creative zones (M, AV, TV and P) it will not pop up with the button if you are in ... Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera
Why won't the flash on my e500 pop up when the correct button is pressed or when I try to take a picture that requires a flash?
When you take pictures in AUTO, Portrait, Macro or Night scene mode, the built-in flash will automatically pop up in low-light or backlit conditions. If you want to control the flash pop-up, set this function to OFF.\015\0121 Menu ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera
I was taking photos over the weekend with my Olympus E-500 and the eyepiece viewfinder got darker than usual. I was using a promaster 5750DX flash. Even without the flash, the eyepiece viewfinder has remained dark. Also, I reset all settings to the default settings and now when the built in flash pops up, there are a series of three "beeps" and the camera tries to focus. I cannot get it to take a photo however. I also pushed the button for the sensor cleaning today. Could this have screwed u
Hi,\015\012Before doing sensor cleaning did you keep camera on bulb setting. This allows the cameras mirror to stay up until you choose to close it\015\012When you press the shutter release button it will lock the mirror up out of the way ... Digital Cameras
Shutter too slow and pics of people blurry. I have the camera on auto setting, push button half way down, focus, then all the way, take the pic. If the subject is moving AT ALL, the pic comes out blurry. There are other settings, but the one I want is the one that will take pics of my kids and not be blurry.
If your camera has a sport or action mode that would be your best option if your pics keep coming out blurry. These modes are made for action shots. Its worth a try! ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera
My EOS 400D flash sometimes pops up in bright daylight in full auto mode. I sent it back to Cannon who returned it saying no fault found. I then began to think that the problem was the way I held the camera and that I may be obscuring the (light?) sensor near the grip with my hand. After not using the camera for a while I am now taking shots again and the flash pop up problem has re-appeared. I am now sure I am not blocking the sensor. Any ideas?
In full auto mode, the camera tries to use fill flash, when it detects a backlit scene (e.g. a person in front of a window). So this is not a bug, it's a feature!If you don't want the flash to fire, you can push it down and still take the shot. ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
My D80 suddenly stopped taking photos while I was in Auto mode. I noticed the flash stopped releasing. I've changed lenses, reset the camera's green buttons, switched out the card, reset the clock. It will occasionally take a photo, not necessarily in focus,and the flash will on occasion pop, but I can't figure out what the correct triggers are. Can anyone help? Lens is 18-135mm. Set Lens in in "A" and camera is in "AF"mode. Thanks much.
Hi, Also, try a factory reset found on page 129 of the manual. On the left side of the camera is the terminal cover, inside below the USB connector is the reset switch. If that does not work call Nikon digital 1-800-645-6689. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
I have a Nikon D80 camera that is about 1 year old. I has worked fine until about 6 months ago. Sometimes when I turn it on and press the button to take the picture nothing happens. I have to wait awhile and keep playing with the button and then it will finally take the picture and act normal. This happens inside and out. Sometimes the flash will pop up outside in direct sunlight. Do I have some settings wrong or why is it acting like this?
Are you getting a Err message? If so The ERR message is not a good thing. Read page 132 of the D80 Manual. Also, try a factory reset found on page 129 of the manual. On the left side of the camera is the terminal cover, inside below the USB connector ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
Hi My s1600 wont take a picture. The button will press half way and frame the picture as it should but does not do anything when I fully depress the button. Do you have any ideas or do I need to take it back to the shop.
Remove the battery and keep aside .Check the terminals of the batterycover.Remove your memory card and check for any errors by inserting it to your card reader, scan or format the card.\015\012Now replace the camera battery, replace the card se ... FUJIFILM FinePix S1600 Digital Camera
After I take a picture sometimes it takes quite a while until I can take another picture. I hold the button about half way down but that doesn't work.
1) clean the main switch for dirty, corrosion, with c. cleaner2) test the switch for defective, use VOM for continuity and replace if necessary3) use batteries for same type alkaline Ultra Heavy duty,4) see if are the o.k direction.5) ... Kodak Easyshare Max Z990 12mp 30x Optical/5x Digital Zoom Hd Camera
My flash no longer works. When I press half-way down, the image on my screen looks as if the subject is lit up, but when I take the picture the flash does not work. Could the flash bulb be burned out? What can I do to fix this problem?
The bulb is most likely the problem, but it could be the high voltage capacitor that triggers the flash bulb, or possibly the transformer that charges the capacitor. I would bring it to a camera shop to see if the bulb replacement will do the trick. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera
Samsung s730 Hey, my samsung is doing the same thing, it wont take pictures with a flash, only without...now i remember once my finger got in the way in the flash but nothing really happened...the last time i took a picture w/the flash, it made a popping sound. Did you ever figure out how this issue could be solved, or if it can be solved at all??
You may have blown the bulb. Im not sure how to get that fixed. It would probably just be cheaper to buy a new one. ... Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera
I have a samsung digital camera the one where the flash pops up at the top....yesterday the flash only opened half way and now the flash wont work at all no matter what mode i use
Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold\015\012the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should\015\012hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera.\015\012Select Yes... ... Samsung NV20 Digital Camera
The camera turns on and everything functions (menu,set-up, download etc) it will atuo focus when button is pushed half way but won't take a picture when button is fully depressed. This is a sudden problem, camera worked beautifuly until this.
Hello Steve. Turn it on, go into the menu and find the reset function. Reset it, which will put it back at the factory settings. This should fix it. IF not, you will have to send it into Nikon for a repair. J. ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera