Having problems with your Nikon D50 Digital Camera ?
Not focusing or shooting on anything after 5 feet
\015 I can take photos of the floor and close furnatur or people. As soon as I try to shoot a photo acrross room, It dosn;t work. This is while in Autofocus / Auto Exposure\015
Clean the contacts between camera body and lens, if it worked before. If it has never worked, then try a different lens, to determine if lens or camera.
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Not focusing or shooting on anything after 5 feet
Clean the contacts between camera body and lens, if it worked before. If it has never worked, then try a different lens, to determine if lens or camera. ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera
My d40 when set on auto at the lens side and i press the shoot button it will not auto focus or click for photo. if I put it in manual at the lens i can shoot photos but they are out of focus. can u suggest anything?
Oops, your d40 sounds like it's broken. Did you just buy it?\015\012If so, I would return for a new one.\015\012 ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
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... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm and 55-200mm Lenses
Been shooting with my Pentax *IST DL on “AUTO PICT” and “AF” for the last few weeks with no problem. (with and without the flash.) As of yesterday however, anything I shoot is coming out dark. Even with the use of the flash on a subject 3 or 4 feet away (still in auto mode) photos are still dark. Please Help! Is my camera dying? Thank You :)
I am having the same problem after I got my CCD cleaned by someone. Can someone tell me where the factory restore setting is? I have looked but to no avail. Thanks. ... Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera
Won't focus I was out shooting some sports the other day and all of a sudden my camera (D70 with a 200mm lense) would not focus and started going a little crazy. however, it would still take a shot occasionally. when i tried to change the menu, the menu itself on the monitor was jumping around and wouldnt let me select anything. then suddenly it worked again. then again, just as suddenly, it stopped working. this has never happened before and I'm at a total loss other than to take it to a dealer
There are a number of flexible circuit connectors on the bottom two circuit boards of the D70. Possibly one or more have come loose. The flex connector for the rear LCD panel is also on 1st circuit board (memory compression PCB). You may have a pro ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera
I have a new Olympus E-510 cmera and I don't find much in the usr's manual aout shooting closeups. How do you do this? Also, when I turn the manual focusing ring I don't accomplish anything in doing this. How do you do this?
Try setting your camera to macro mode (setting with the FLOWER) for close up photography, or portrait mode (setting with the PERSON).If you have the manual then try looking up, Single Focus, Continuous Focus, and Single Focus Manual. You' ... Olympus Evolt E510 Digital Camera
I have a canon 40D and it will not shoot in auto focus .. was working fine today and just stopped. will not do anything set on AF but in manuel it will ,,, Help !
A couple of possible reasons:\015\012\015\012You are trying to take the shot with the lens too close to the subject. If you attempt to take a shot with AF on while too close then the camera won't take the photo. Try backing up from the subject ... Canon Digital Cameras
My Nikon D40x won't auto-focus. When I press down the shutter button, it won't do anything at all. If I switch to manual and back to auto, it works for 2-3 shots, and stops working again. If change shooting modes from single to timer and back, it might work for a couple shots. I have not been able to find any other solutions. Any suggestions?
Try cleaning the contacts on the camera body and lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
When i go to shoot an action photo like something that is moving the camera always delays. i focus on the moving target but when the button is pressed the subject moves out of the view and then the shot is missed. my old olympus stylus from a few years ago used to take great moving shots. i could capture the kids doing just about anything like sports and stuff that you need to have the camera fire right away and not lose the moment because of the delay of the camera shutter. what kind of setting
OHH - I can met this problem before , the camera is trying to auto focus and in the time it does the focus the action has passed.\015\012\015\012Take a light & speed setting - then switch to manual mode OR manual focus , this will eliminate the ... Digital Cameras
Olympus zukio 14-45mm lens does not auto focus or zoom not sure if it hit anything after the last shoot
Does not do focus/zoom properly,is due to defective mechanism of the lens unit,so get it serviced. ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera
I just found my husbands old Minolta maxxum 5 AF Zoom lens camera. I don't know how to zoom in. I am trying to take close ups of my infant and it appears that I can only zoom in on objects 4 feet away. Anything closer is out of focus. Can someone please give me a brief "how to" on this camera? Thank you
It's not the fault of the camera itself, it's a lens issue. Zoom lenses can only get so close before the min focus is obtained. Unless you have a macro lens (not suited for portraits, which can focus down to mere inches. Most zooms aren't really desi ... Digital Cameras
Was shooting full length portraits and my Canon D40 seemed to randomly auto focus on various parts of the image...I would like the entire image in focus...do you think I have a setting wrong .. I am shooting on auto ...so I cant understand why only parts of the image are in focus. Please advise !
Hi Judee,It is about adjusting the settings.Click on the link below and watch the video to know more detailed information about your CameraClick here - > ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera
I make photos of my oil paintings - placing the painting on the floor and shooting down. The "auto focus" will not focus on some paintings and the photos are blurry. I have tried all settings tn "Manual" mode plus using the other shooting mode. Some paintings just will not be in focus! Any help will be most gratefully appreciated. Ken B.
I don't know how close you need to be to the paintings, but if it's close enough to need the "macro"setting, then you need to activate it for close focussing. ... Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera
I am trying to shoot my wedding ring in a bouquet of flowers... I am trying to have the ring in focus and the flowers OUT of focus. I am shooting with a 28mm-135mm lens... I am shooting on M (manual) and have my fstop all the way open... it is taking good pics but NO blurriness???? WHAT am I doing wrong???!!!
There are settings on the camera. I.E. a mountain icon is long range while the rose icon means close up. There are limitations though. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Focus Problem Dear folks, I just bought a (new) Canon A75, and it doesn't seem to focus. At all. Even on manual focus, not only can I not get it to focus properly, the focus doesn't change at all. When on AF, it doesn't beep like the manual says it should, and the yellow light blinks, as it's supposed to when there's a focus issue. The focus assist light is working. Can anybody think of anything I should try? The manual is of no help. This is my first digital camera, so I'm not ruling out the po
I'm not sure on the problem, but one thing to check on the front of the A75 it also uses an IR beam to set focus. It's a little circular dot under the flash on the right side. It will light up red when in use to project the IR beam. Make sure you ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My canon Rebel Xt EOs will not fully focus and take the picture when in automatic focus. It's been doing it for a day or so....I didn't do anything..I took the card out but that's really the only thing I've done before it stopped functioning correctly. Anything I can do to troubleshoot this?
There are several possible reasons for it, so let me go through them, one by one.\015\012\015\0121. Dirty or Defective lens. Check your lens, and if you have a way to get other lens to test the camera, please do it. This includes to check ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
I am shooting with a 10mm - 22mm lens - however that should not matter. Frequently my camera cannot find a focal point and therefore i cannot active the shutter release. I am forced to switch to either Manual focus or A (Automatic. I generally have the camera set to either AV or P for standard shooting. I have an EOS Reblel (6.4 pxls) that i've used with the same (10 -22) lens and i have never run into this focusing issue. Also, I am framing pretty standard subjects like doorways etc....N
Hi Janet.If the problem is with auto focus, then it is a factory defect due to the smaller flap. Here an article I wrote regarding this problem: the a ... Digital Cameras
Back focus My D300 looked like it was focusing behind the subject. I set up 8 objects on the lawn, each one 3 feet behind the other. I mounted my camera on a tripod, selected a shallow depth of field, and shot each object. I found that at close range, my camera focused fine. The farther away the object, the more the camera focused behind the object. I returned the camera to Nikon for repair under warrantee. They made some adjustments. The focus has definitely improved, but I don't think it is qu
That's not likely to be the camera but the lens. You can actually set a focussing pre-set for each lens you use on the D300. See your manual for more info. ... Nikon D300 Digital Camera
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The focus motor is either stuck or broken, i would check this first ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 Digital Camera
I cannot get my camera to focus on anything further than about 20metres either on auto focus, infinity or manual focus. Focus seems to be ok on closer distances. For a period of time today I had a Lense Error message onthe monitor screen, this message has now disappeared. Any suggestions will be much appreciated. Regards James Kirk [email protected]
Hi..the focus of the picture depends upon your camera \015\012zoom facility.check that out.what was the error message \015\012it was showing.\015\012thank u.. ... Digital Cameras
Focus malfunction I have been shooting with my D70 for a little over a year now with absolutely no problems. I shot with it last weekend with no problems. However, yesterady when I took my camera out to use it I realized that my autofocus single area option won't let me change from one focus area point to another. It is stuck on the center focus area. Even stranger when I tested the autofocus on the closest subject mode it is capable of locking on each of the five focus points. Does anybody know
THere is a little switch on the back of the camera, just under the area selection Dpad. Make sure it is not in the 'L' setting. This locks the selected autofocus area. ... Nikon D70 Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix S50 has screwey autofocus when I shoot close-up. I select my subject, center it within my frame, depress the shapsot button half-way in order to initiate the autofocus function... The camera then begins to slide between out-of-focus, to in-focus, then keeps on going to out of focus again, and then slides "back" to an out of focus position! I understand that it is "looking" for the sharpest image as it does this--- but what it consistently selects is NOT the sharpest image! Ide
First off what do you mean by screwey autofocus? And how close up is close up? Have you tried changing the AF assist settings? k AutofocusAutofocus may not perform as expected in the following situations:• Subject is very dark ... Nikon Coolpix S50 Digital Camera
Camera won't shoot with lens on Auto Focus
Talked to canon support, they suggested to send lense in for review/repair. They said it could be the motor, I think it was a gear problem based on the noises and jerkiness of the focusing action while in manual focus (manual focus gave out as well). ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
When using my d80 (no matter what lens is on it) it just keeps trying to focus and will not take the picture. It was fine on Sun and then Tue wham!! I can not think of doing anything to it and no one has touched it. You can hear the motor as the lens is trying to focus. If I focus manual no problem except a lot of the photos may still be blurry (that could be me)
Be sure the lens is firmly switched to M/A. For some reason the camera is not acquiring a subject to focus on. Have you tried a simple subject with lots of contrast, like a black something against a white background. Cameras have a tough time when ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
I tried to shoot a subject on the horse and if the subject was in focus, the horse was out of focus or vice versa. How do I keep them both in focus?
If you can handle the manual mode try increasing the shutter speed by one 2 two steps and if possible increase the ISO too by a step or two\015\012\015\012happy clicking ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera