Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera ?
Focusing When using the optical zoom, is there any way to focus on an object that is not in the center of the frame?
On most digital cameras you can point at an object centred in the lens and hold the shutter control in slightly, them move the camera to another area with the focus/exposure set. If your camera gets it's focus as an average of multiple points this may be a little tougher.
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Focusing When using the optical zoom, is there any way to focus on an object that is not in the center of the frame?
On most digital cameras you can point at an object centred in the lens and hold the shutter control in slightly, them move the camera to another area with the focus/exposure set. If your camera gets it's focus as an average of multiple points this ma ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera
I can't get my camera to automatically focus on upclose objects. It always used to work but it now doesn't. A small frame used to come on the screen to give me a chance to auto focus without the zoom.
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Telephoto lens I have added a telephoto lens to my pro 1. I have 2 lens adaptor tubes and a merkury 2x 58 mm lens. When I try to photograph at any distance the object is blurry, out of focus.I have tried only using optical zoom and it still won't focus properly.Every other aspect of the camera is great.Macro works great with the merkury wide angle macro lens & adaptor, it's just the tele lens. HELP, I can't get as close to the deer as I would like without the tele lens.
Hi, the adoptor tube are not compatible to the camera try to consult nearest lense seller they can recommend the exact adoptor lenses to your camera. ... Canon PowerShot Pro1 Digital Camera
Viewfinder focus I am unable to properly focus using the viewfinder and see a clear focused picture even with trying to use the opitcal zoom. However, I have no problem using the lcd and adjusting the optical zoom to get a clear picture. is there something wrong with the lense or have i inadvertently set a function on the camera.
Mickykay, Have you tried focusing the diopter? The focus wheel is just left of the viewer. If you know all this then consider one more thing. There is a plus and minus setting for your eye so roll the wheel slowly to not miss the sweet spot ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50K Digital Camera
My Sony W120 Cyber-shot will not focus properly when I zoom in all the way. Even when I unzoom back, it still cannot focus properly. I have to turn it off and on again, and not use the zoom feature.
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Camera won't focus when using optical zoom
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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
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* Get AF off the shutter release and onto the * button using the custom function.\015\012\015\012* Use the center focus point only. Force yourself to pick what you want in focus, AF, then recompose and shoot, a habit far more effective than computer ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens
Focusing 2 i have taken two snaps 1.By using auto focus and the other manual when i've taken a pic in af mode am not able to focus small objects manually.Is there a way??? if so kindly suggest...
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Ok so i am turning on my camera (an Fe-340) and the lens go in two or three times then when the screen finally does come on it is blurry and way out of focus, also when i attempt to adjust the zoom the camera turns itself off, if i attempt to turn the camera off using the power button it goes off but the lens does not retract.All other functions on the camera are operating correctly to my knowledge i can even take a blurry out of focus picture, view it in display mode or even transfer it to my c
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W1 metering I am fairly new to this camera and I was wondering which settings most of you use. The multipoint AF or the Center AF for focus ? The multi-pattern metering or the spot metering ? Most common ISO rating ? The image size 5M or 3.2M ? Also I found that you can't have the camera set one way for the M mode and another way for the P mode. Sorryto ask so much. Richard
Put your camera in auto mode and look at the menu. You don't have much choice of anything. Essentially, I believe Program is like auto, except you have so many more choices to make. Naturally if you change the ISO, for example, in Program mode, you w ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera
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Olympus SP800uz. The camera makes sound when I focus on any object, like some motor is moving inside even if I am not using zoom. The sound increases gradually when used for some time.
You are possibly using an Fulltime AF mode for focussing.See user manual page 34 or the AF mode is set to AF Tracking. If these modi are set, the camera continuously tries to focus on the subject, hence the sound. ... Olympus SP800UZ Digital Camera
No focus It does not get focused on object. Looks like there is something on lenses inside the camera because when I do wide zoom directed on white paper there are few gray dots visible on the picture. I tried to open it but did not get to the lenses. Is it posible to open it with some instruction from you. Minolta does not support digital cameras anymore and there is not local repair stores. I like it but can not use. Thank you in advance
Get Sony to repair it; they bought the dig.cam. division from Konica-Minolta. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X60 Digital Camera
I lent my camera to a friend and it has returned all changed. Every photo I take, I have to use the tiny roller on the left side of the viewfinder, to focus. Is there a way I can just go back to the factory settings ~ I suspect he changed something to do with the zoom?
Press and hold the menu button for more than 5 seconds. A message will appear asking if you want to reset....choose yes and press the set button. ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
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Hi,This has to be taken care by a Technician as this is a tricky Fix.If you could tell me your Location, i could try to Find, if some reputed shop that might charge you less amount.Let me know, so that we could proceed. ... Digital Cameras
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Hi,\015\012Camera symptoms shows bad CCD Imager in camera and this part needs to be replaced.\015\012Sony has announced free of cost repair scheme for such problem in DSC-T1 models. Please click ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera
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Does the barrel fully retract when the camera is shut down?\015\012I suspect a mechanical problem... If you're not very technical, I do not recommend opening it up...\015\012Try whapping the objective a little. I'm not kidding; the problem may be cau ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5 Digital Camera
Not focusing I'm in the process of attempting to help my friend fix his DMC-FX9 camera. The problem is that it doesn't tend to focus on ANYTHING. It will focus if you zoom in [about halfway)or use macro, but it won't focus if it's not zoomed in. I tried changing the focusing modes, the photo modes. I don't know what else to do, has anyone else run into this problem? He's had the camera for to long to return it, so I'm hoping that I can help him make it usable again. [This problem happens indoor
The focus motor is either stuck or broken, i would check this first ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 Digital Camera
Canon Sx120 IS camera will not zoom closeup from a tripod at 19" set at macro!!! Instructions say the camera cannot focus in the range of the yellow bar, well how do you get away from the yellow bar? Which will also result in removal of the macro setting! Any zooming to get closeup blurs out of focus no matter what I do and that's when still within the optical zoom range. Taking pics of coins and need to zoom in and get really close, as advertised. Tripod is set at shortest distance, 19
Take it to a repair shop. ... Digital Cameras
Focus failure Hi. I hope you can help. I've a canon 40D and am using it remotely with the EOS utility v 2.3. I am only able to take an image when the live view mode is active. When inactive and I use either the shoot button or the timer, an error flashes up "focus failure". The camera focuses fine in live mode. Have dragged my way through the instruction manual and cannot find a troubleshooting section covering this problem. Hope you can help. Thanks Joe
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Shutter frame rate drops to about 1 per sec on CH with MB D10 while using any auto focus lens. 14-24,24-70 or 70-200 and an older 20mm auto focus. With no lens or a manual focus, very old 55mm Micro, lens attached frame rate is normal.
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Try resetting unless seek help of local techician.\015\012\015\012 you would not be able to troubleshoot issue, that's a fact.\015\012\015\012Thanks. ... Digital Cameras