Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera ?

Flash seems like flash works when i take a pictures, but pictures are dark, as if flash didn't work at all. it looks like hte flash deploys too early. it still takes pretty good quality pictures outside when i don't need flash. thanks for any help


Answers :

I gave the lense part of the camara a moderate slap, and the camara has worked fine since. looks like a lot of people have the same problem. Most of the people call it black screen problem. the shutter gets stuck. Tap it a few times on the side of the lense part of the camara moving it from bright to dark objects back and forth.
\015\012good luck.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon Coolpix S4 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 :

Flash seems like flash works when i take a pictures, but pictures are dark, as if flash didn't work at all. it looks like hte flash deploys too early. it still takes pretty good quality pictures outside when i don't need flash. thanks for any help


I gave the lense part of the camara a moderate slap, and the camara has worked fine since. looks like a lot of people have the same problem. Most of the people call it black screen problem. the shutter gets stuck. Tap it a few times on the side of th ... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Rebel XS that I just purchased a month ago. I have taken very good care of it. I took several pictures yesterday, but when I turned it in this morning it wouldn't take a picture. It flashes rapidly, but won't focus. The only setting I ever use is the auto focus setting, and I've checked to make sure it was still set, but still it won't take a picture. I am out of town and I don't have my manual, so I can't troubleshot on my own. :( Can you help?


Clear all camera and custom function settinf from menu option four and click clear setting and clear both setting and try out ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

The flash on my finepix s5000 is firing too hot or something like that. all pictures taken are washed out and you can't even see who or what is in the photo. if i cover the flash with my hand this helps but is not taking the best quality picture. is there a way to fix this? i can't find my instruction manual.


You could turn down the ISO to a lower setting. ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

Flash Followed all instructions word for word and the flash will not work. I reset the camera to the default setting and flash still will not work. If I look at the camera and take a picture it looks like it try's to flash but just can't pull it off. What is the problem? Help me please


Well tO qet tha flaSh dere iszx an buttOn \015\0120n the CaMera \015\012u just k33p prEssiinqq it untiill yuqh qet tha tiinqqq\015\012with the flaSh tiinqq and an eye neXt 2 it\015\012=] ... Polaroid I533P Digital Camera

My flash has stopped working for some reason - I tried to use it yesterday and all of a sudden the camera takes pictures without the flah. I went on the flash settings and made sure it was set on Auto and then tried to take the picture again but no flash still. I then set the flash to go off on every picture but still the flash did not go off I would like to know how to get the flash working again Thanks


Either your batteries are weak or your flash is dead. ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

My sony camera dsc-t5 was working great i used it one day and the next day it was flashing e:61:10 and wont take any good pictures please help me my camera was always working really good till now i havent used it in like 2 months


I sent a premium offer to solve camera issue but got no response so far, not sure why.\012I'm Sony tech and can be helpful to resolve this problem. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T5 Digital Camera

I have a Canon 5D and a 430EX flash. When shooting pictures my flash will delay way to long before I can shoot another picture with flash. One picture is good and 3 are dark. My flash card is a CompactFlash 4GB Hi-speed 40 so I dont understand why it take so long for the flash to go off between shots. Giving an example of time, during a wedding the bride and grooms walks out "good shot" then the rest of the party with about 5 pews between them and I cannot get the whole wedding because the flash


The 430ex flash is E-TTL, that means it adapts is power to the scene. If you shoot a scene at 10 meters, the flash will choose to flash at the max power, and will take time to recharg. Try to get closer to your subject, and remember that the flash ca ... Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera

Canon 5d I have a Canon 5D and a 430EX flash. When shooting pictures my flash will delay way to long before I can shoot another picture with flash. One picture is good and 3 are dark. My flash card is a CompactFlash 4GB Hi-speed 40 so I dont understand why it take so long for the flash to go off between shots. Giving an example of time, during a wedding the bride and grooms walks out "good shot" then the rest of the party with about 5 pews between them and I cannot get the whole wedding because


Make sure you have your flash & timing set where it is supposed to be, usually between 120 & 180. This is the shutter timing and flash duration. It is the syncronizing speed setting. If possible, turn off the automatic review, this slows ... Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera

White Result When I take a picture, result is subject taken is white in color, it's like over expose, I turn off flash, still same result. Please help


Its over exposure. lens error.. ... Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z700 Digital Camera

Help well my sister-in-law bought a vivitar vivicam35 digital camera from a friend, but she didnt get anything else with it...no software,manuel,nothing....and she gave it to me but i dont know anything about it. I would like to know how to get the pictures i take on my computer,but i have no idea how....and i was wondering if it can also be used as a webcam....please hepl me.... reloaded software 4 times still will work


Well ok 1 you must connect the cam with a USB cable to your pc windows xp wil install it automactic!!! ... Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera

Blurry Images i have recently purchased an Olympus C-700 Ultra Zoom, and i love it...but i need some help. when i'm taking pictures outside, at night, like...let's say at the moon, it's blurry. and when i take pictures, like at a concert, where flash is not allowed, it's also blurry. is there something i can do to change the shutter speed to where it will take crisper, cleaner pictures, or what needs to be done??? also, i just ordered a telephoto lens and a wide angle lens. what are these goo


If there's not enough light your camera can't invent any. Well, normally it can, which is what a flash does, but as you've said, no flash allowed.\015\012\015\012Your photos are blury because you're not mounting the camera on a tripod or you are usin ... Olympus Camedia C-700 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

Flash issues My camera is brand new, I just bought it yesterday and it will only take pictures without flash. When I put the flash on, it will not take any pictures and it has a little red arrow, like the flash arrow, but its red and its flashing. Does this mean that the camera is no good.


It means that the battery is charging the flash! Wait a while and it should stop. Then take your photo.\015\012\015\012Do make sure your battery is fully charged. ... Olympus FE-220 Digital Camera

My canon powershot s3 IS is taking really dark pictures. The only decent pictures I can take with it are outside in sunlight. Pics indoors come out dark and grainy. I flip up the flash, but most of the time the flash doesn't go off, like there is enough light. And then when it does go off, the picture is way too bright. Help please!!


This is not an answer. The S3 normally does not produce dark pictures, and I have seen this issue before. It has to do with a setting somewhere on that camera that needs to be adjusted. I wish I knew what that setting was/is as my wife's camer ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

I have a Pentax K200D and I dropped it from less than a foot high on a rock (archaeological site) and now it won't take any new pictures. I can see the old pictures, I can see the menu and info but when I chose an option (like manual or sports) the information does appear on the screen. Also, when I take a picture, it seems to focus right, take the picture, but when I visualize it, it is completely dark... Finally, the flash won't come out if I press the button. Please help me!! :S Thx


Any kind of impact can damage any digital camera. The internal components can be damaged beyond repair, the lens system can also be damaged to the point the camera will not even turn on, except for an error of some sort. Cables can be shaken loose, o ... Pentax K200D Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

I would like to find a video camera that will allow me to freeze frames and get a single image from the video. I take animal pictures and using a regular camera is frustrating. If I could get 10 seconds of video, then take out a single image for a picture, it would help. I do not need more than 1 megaPixel quality. Thanks for the help


Sounds like you just mostly have problems with the camera not taking the picture as soon as you push the button. There are some ways to get a single frame from a camera video file, but I think the best way to get what you really need is to have a ca ... Digital Cameras

I was taking a picture with my nixon camera L18 and i heard a huge pop and when i tried to take another picture it came out dark, and no matter if the flash is on or off the light will still not flash what does this mean? please help??


... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

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

Close-up picture Hi! I purchased my camera to take up close-up pictures of handmade greeting cards. The cards are 4" x 5 1/2" with lots of little details. I'd like to show as much detail as possble. I'm not sure what the best setting are? I've tried using the flash, but the whole picture just glares out, the light bounces off of the card and makes a big glare in the center. Without the flash, the picture is too dark. Can you help me figure out the best setting to use? Or, what kind of lighting


Take photo under diffused light from sun inside the room or outdoor. Do not use flash. Try to use macro mode else adjust using manual focus(MF) mode. You will sure get a fantastic exposure.-G.Ganesh, Boisar ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera

Just had my Canon Powershot s1 is flash explode in my face at a meeting with over 30 people attending. I took a picture, the flash went up and suddenly it popped so loud that people ducked. There was also a fire/smoke smell coming from the flash area. Very scary. Those witnessing said they would back me up if suit filed. Checked the batteries and they work fine. The camera will take pictures still but without a flash. Hear of anything like this before? Recall issue?


Lawsuit?? ... lol\015\012\015\012I had a similar experience (no fire, only a loud explosion and lot of smoke). Canon was kind enough to fix the camera for free!!\015\012I called Canon after the incident and spoke to a representativ ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS 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

My R707 will not take outdoor pictures but will take indoor pictures. Outdoors the pictures are very dark, even using the flash. Some aredistorted in the color. Inside pic appear to be of good quality.


It seems that CCD sensor in your camera is not working. It was widespread problem for the digital cameras made before 2005. Contact HP and verify whether they would be willing to repair it for free. ... HP Photosmart R707 Digital Camera

Olympus 7010...2 days old wont focus pictures properly, very grainy and poor lightening. The first few pictures I took were good quality but suddenly its like the flash is not doing its job, the pictures are dull and the colours flat, it kind of looks like theres a film oveer the lens, which of couse there isnt!


HelloThank you for using FixYa for your problemAlways check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty. It should be taken to an auth ... Digital Cameras

Flash I am having a problem with the flash on my camera. When I got to take a shot it will flash like 5 times before taking the picture. By this time it has blinded my subject. Help Please


This is the AF Assist feature. If you don't have a hot-shoe flash mounted, but you do have the pop-up flash raised, the camera will strobe the pop-up flash in low-light situations to provide illumination for the auto-focus to work. You can disable it ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera

I can't take a picture in my camera..the screen is all black when i'm taking a picture though there's a flash..but still i can see all my saved picture..how can i fix this problem? please help me..


Look at the menu in your digital camera and see if you can spot a reset. If there is a reset push it and it will take you back to the factory settings. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

DC-3185 Frozen A really odd problem is my son's DC3185 is frozen with a live LCD and the Flash in auto mode except the flash icon "flashes" I see a good LCD image of what I am looking at but can not take a picture. The led light is also red. I have installed new batteries and it didn't help. I inserted a flash card and the screen indicated the Flash icon but the flash keeps flashing on and off and the red led light stays on. When I plug it in to a USB port I get the computer to see it as a e


... Argus DC-3185 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: 0.4160 seconds