Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens ?

I have a Nikon D80 with an 18-135mmNikkor lens.  It's about two months old.   Yesterday I was outside, on a snowy day,and a couple of times, I pressed the shutter release button and it would not take a picture.  I turned it on and off a couple of times, and my son looked at it and "pressed a couple of buttons", and then it worked.  This happened about three times.  I  wondered if it was because the camera was cold.  However, it was a beautiful wintery day - about 30 degrees.     Tonight, my nie


Answers :

I suggest pointing the camera to an image which has more contrast as opposed to pointing it into a clear blue sky which has no clouds at all. the AF might have some trouble looking for cue to focus. go manual focusing and see the difference.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm 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 :

I have a Nikon D80 with an 18-135mmNikkor lens.  It's about two months old.   Yesterday I was outside, on a snowy day,and a couple of times, I pressed the shutter release button and it would not take a picture.  I turned it on and off a couple of times, and my son looked at it and "pressed a couple of buttons", and then it worked.  This happened about three times.  I  wondered if it was because the camera was cold.  However, it was a beautiful wintery day - about 30 degrees.     Tonight, my nie


I suggest pointing the camera to an image which has more contrast as opposed to pointing it into a clear blue sky which has no clouds at all. the AF might have some trouble looking for cue to focus. go manual focusing and see the difference. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Problematic Camera I have a EasyShare DX4530 which has suddenly started acting funny. Here's the sequence of events: - power up works fine - lens comes out ok - green light glows steady, ready for a picture - picture takes fine - green light doesn't turn on again - no amount of pressing the shutter button will bring the green ready light back - pressing the SHARE button a couple times (sometimes 2, 3, even 4 times) will move thru the share sequence and then finally exit that function, turning


I just discovered that the real problem is a STICKY SHUTTER BUTTON, staying down after taking a picture. This prevents the green ready light from coming on until I jiggle the shutter button. It has actually started to be hard to press, making a defin ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

DSC-W200 Frozen My W200 has the lens open (extended) and will not close. Additionally, when I press the power button or the play button on the back, the LCD lights up and says Sony, but nothing else happens. I've tried connecting it to my macbook, using a fully charged battery, memory card vs no card, etc. Nothing seems to work. If I press the power button a seond time, the green power light goes off, but the LCD still says Sony. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Not too eager to send it


Try this it works for lens problems like you describe ]]] OK you are probably going to think I am loony giving you this advise But No I am completely sane!Get a can of compressed air OR acces to a compressor at your local gara ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera

Shutter button on my digital rebel xt stopped working. I can press down far enough (halfway) to get it to focus but then it won't click all the way down and release. For several months before this final calamity, it would frequently happen that when I went to take a photo the button wouldn't engage at all and I'd have to try several times and miss the shot I wanted before I could get the shutter button to engage. Now that it's not working at all, I sent it to Canon for repair and have just rec


I know it sounds expensive but at least you know Canon will fix it properly with a limited warranty on the repair. Remember, they have to take the camera completely apart to reach that part. If you're interested in seeing how complicated it is, googl ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Help please last time i used my vivicam 5340 digital camera it worked fine. i have been trying to turn it on for the last couple of days and wierd stuff has been happening.the welcome screen comes on when i press the power button.I see the battery symbol comes on and then it goes off.i have been trying it now for a while and the same thing happens each time. i recharged the batery and tried again to put it on. that didn't work. I placed it on external power, that didn't work either(i took out th


See if keeping the power button pressed continuously without\015\012releasing keeps the camera on ... Vivitar ViviCam 5340s Digital Camera

My sony DSC-H50 looks like crazy. I was taking some photos and videos, suddenly the camera was not able to make videos, it was only in standby mode. I pressed some times the button to start record but the camera did not work. I restarted the camera a lot of times and it start to work, but a I lost the old photos and videos. When I try to download the photos appears some strange folders in the camera, like ▀∙╥∙2.+6π. How can I recover my old photos and videos? Thanks


Google on "free picture recovery software" - sounds like your card got corrupted. There are quite a few programs out there that work as well or better than the you pay for it ones do. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

I have a Canon EOS 1000D and uptil this morning I was taking perfect pictures then suddenly it seems to have jammed on me .... nothing is working .... when I switch on the camera nothing happens... when I press the shutter button to take a picture and inside the viewfinder a green spot on the right side and a busy sign on the left flash whilst pressing down the shutter button !!!! I have removed the battery and gave it a full charge; at the same time I also removed the card and viewed all my


Hi,\015\012\015\012There is a documented problem with the Canon 1000d and the shutter freezing. In Oct 2009 they released an updated firmware for the camera which should solve the problem. You need to go here to remedy the problem:\ ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

Dear Experts: I got the 850SW over a year ago, I only used it less than 10 times around pool or water park. I never immersed the cemera in water though, I doubt it was really waterproof like they claimed. Three weeks ago, my friend borrowed it for snorkeling in Hawaii for a couple of minutes. then the camera couldn't be turned on: every time I pressed the power button, it kept on beeping a few times then went off. If I pre-set to picture review, the camera is normal, just when I change to shooti


Could be a lens problem. Try some of these:\012\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012Thi ... Olympus Stylus 850SW Digital Camera

White Screen: I turned on my camera shortly after replacing the batteries, but when I looked at my screen, it was completely white. I turned it off, then turned it on again, and the same thing happened. Later, I tried to see if it'll work after I connected it to my computer, but the screen was still white. The camera has been dropped a couple of times, but it wasn't anything severe - just a couple of centimeters from the ground, and I'm pretty sure the screen isn't cracked (I didn't see an


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

My samsung s1070 will not turn on. it was working yesterday and i was able to take pictures with it. now when i turn on the power button the camera beeps three times but nothing is visisble on the lcd display. also the lense is fully out even though the camera will not turn on. why is this happening and can you please advise me how i can turn the camera back on so that the display works aswell?


OK you are probably going to think I am loony giving you this advise But No I am completely sane!Get a can of compressed air OR acces to a compressor at your local garage Get them to fit the triggered air blower tool to it.Blo ... Samsung S1070 Digital Camera

So I just got the Fujifilm Finepix XP60 Series, it's working fine and all but whenever I press the playback button it blacks out. Sometimes it works but most times I have to try over and over again for it to work. For example I take a few pics and I press the playback button. First you see the little pink squares then it blacks out. I press the flash button on top for the screen to go back to taking pictures. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesnt. Another example would be when it's off and I p


If you have just purchased this new camera then it would be under warranty. I suggest you return it to the shop for a replacement or warranty repair. If you try to fix it yourself then you most likely void your warranty. ... Digital Cameras

This is a recently purchased camera that was working beautifully until recently. It just stopped taking pictures; when the shutter release is pressed, nothing happens. The only clue I have to what is happening came when I pressed the Quick View button and got a No Card message. I changed the CF card to one I took from my Canon Rebel XT and that I knew was working fine - again the message No Card when the QV button was pressed. Does that help at all in defining the problem? Any ideas what the pro


Hi!! :\015\012You can try this, start the camera without the CF in SETUP mode, once you're in... insert the card and format it!!!. It worked for me..... ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE 7 Digital Camera

To adjust the focus on the camera you are suppose to press the shutter button halfway down and it will lock your focus in and then press the shutter button again and take the picture. It was working fine and the next time I turned my camera on this option would not work. I try the press the shutter button down halfway the it does nothing. All I can do now it press it all the way to take the picture. I have an Olympus E-420 digital SLR camera.


Hello sir!!\015\012\015\012first try to give it a soft reset.\015\012\015\012to perform it use the settings/restore/ok\015\012\015\012if its not solving ur prob tell me so i can help u further i am a professional ... Digital Cameras

Press power button, lense doesn't expand out but view screen comes on blurry for about 3 seconds then camera beeps 3 times and screen goes blank, blue power light stays on and camera is locked up, won't do anything without taking battery out and trying again. Anyone have any ideas??? Camera worked 1 hour ago then this just happened. Hasn't been dropped.


Very common problem, you have a bad lens. Unless under warranty the camera may be history. ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera

My Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 stopped working. I press the power button and nothing happens. I tried changing batteries, but it shows no sign of life. It was left in the trunk of my car overnight, inside a luggage bag. The temperature was close to freezing, so maybe the cold weather had something to do with the problem. I left it in my closet for about a week, and when I tried to use it, the power would not turn on. Thanks for your time.


... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

My camera was dropped in the sand awhile ago. I blew some air in it, and got it to work. After about 2 weeks I was able to start the camera but then it shut off on its own and now the silver lens part won't go back in. I have tried everything to get it shut again. And still nothing. When I press the power button, it clicks twice and then it beeps three times. Can you help me with this, when I bought the camera, there was no warranty offered. This is the 3 Samsung camera that has broke in the pas


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after the sand particles have jammed it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Samsung BL103 Digital Camera

My new Canon EOS Rebel T3 will not take pictures. The AF is not working at all. I can hold down the button and the flash may come on and flash two or three times, but no pic. Camera isseton automatic. When I look thru the viewfinder, there is a green 9 with a flashing dot beside it when I try to take a picture. What can I do?


... Digital Cameras

Error Message When I take a photo with Nikon D60 it's as though the shutter gets stuck and it gives an error message on the screen (Error! Press shutter release button again.) The top half of the photos are completely black. Also, there have been a couple of times during this problem that the shutter clicks and when looking through the viewfinder everything appears tinted. Weird, I know! Any ideas or suggestions?


Try to take off the battery and reset the camera. You can also try to remove the lens and check the mirror opening..see if there is some thing stuck there. You can try to click the shutter while the lens is removed. If this procedure didn't work I su ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

A640 Lock-up Hi, The camera was working fine up until today when I took it out of the case, it was stuck, locked-up somehow. I haden't used it in a couple of days (had never had a problem with it before), and now, the only sign of life when pressing the ON/OFF button is the small green light underneeth turns on but nothing else powers up or happens. The only way to get the green light off again is to take the batteries out. Also, the lens is stuck open, and the zoom partially out. What should I


Take out the OTHER battery, the one that maintains the date / time and then the camera can 'reboot' cleanly when you put some fresh batteries in it. ... Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera

I have a Jazz HDV178. It was working just fine until recently when it went dead. I thought the battery was dead, but I checked it with a voltmeter and it does show there is about 3.5 volts on the battery. But the darn camera will not come on any more. I have tried recharging it, etc., but with no luck. Any ideas?....such as press three buttons and hold your breath while twirling 3 times and clicking your heals together>


You can try twirling around and clicking your heels together , but other than cheering you up a bit , I don't think it will do you any good. Nevertheless , here are some productive things for you to try :) .If you have another camera with ... Digital Cameras

My camera is a new purple polaroid 1834, I got it for Christmas. I tried to take a picture the other day and it took one, and then shut down with the lens still out. It will not turn on, and everytime I press the power button a green light flashes and it beeps three times, but nothing else happens. I have tried replacing the batteries with brand new ones..still nothing. I've tried to batteries and everything.What is going on and what can I do to fix it? Is it fixable?


It is fixable but best thing to do is take it back to where you got it for a replacement. Or send it in to Polaroid the lens gears are stuck and the zoom motor sounds like it has gone out. If you have no sucess doing that then let me kno ... Digital Cameras

I let my camera fall and now it sais turn the power off and on again,have done this couple of times already,but it doesnt fix.I released the battery and pressed power button for a minute.Still doesnt work,and I need help,emmediately cause my parents will get really mad at me btw its an sony cybershot dsc-w130 Thanks :)


There is probably no user solution, it seems that optical lens block is damaged, the only solution is to replace it. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130 Digital Camera

I have a Vivitar 8025 and I can't get it to work anymore. Every time I turn it on it shows a message msdc. The power button sometimes is dead. I keep pressing it and nothing happens. The battery is fully charged.


MSDC stands for mass storage device. Is it possible that there is no memory card inserted? Or maybe the internal memory is full? Try connecting it to your computer via USB and see what it does... Good luck! ... Vivitar ViviCam 8025 Digital Camera

Menu Problem I can take photo's fine, and i get my normal preview on the LCD but when i push the menu button or try play back my images - nothing happens. In fact every button except the wheel/power on off and the "take photo" button is not working??? Nothing i press will work except to take pictures? help! It is brand new, got it two weeks ago and everything was working fine. And nothing happened to it, and i changed nothing.


Did you try calling Canon tech support or returning to retailer if the camera is really not functioning properly this soon after purchase, I'd try returning it once all troubleshooting issues have not resolved the issue.\015\012\015\012Ho ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

I just got a Canon Advantix Elph LT260 at a thrift store and it was working fine. I tried to adjust the date and time and now I can't get it to take pictures. I did press a button that i assume rewound the film. Do I need to buy new film or is there a button that I can press to make it work? Also there is a button that has a flag and a pencil pictured above it. What is this button for? Thank you.


I got new film. thanks for your help though. ... Canon Elph LT 260 APS Point and Shoot 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: 0.3514 seconds