Having problems with your Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera ?
I have an ist D L. I would like not to use the viewfinder to take pictures , rather the LCD monitor, but the images I focus on does not appear on the monitor.
Is there a setting I can change to enable me to do this?
(Playback working perfectly)
Sorry, that is not possible with this camera as it sies nit have "live view"
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Pentax *ist DL 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 :
I have an ist D L. I would like not to use the viewfinder to take pictures , rather the LCD monitor, but the images I focus on does not appear on the monitor. Is there a setting I can change to enable me to do this? (Playback working perfectly)
Sorry, that is not possible with this camera as it sies nit have "live view" ... Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera
Dark Images At some point, the images from the camera became very dark in automatic mode. Previous to that, the images were perfect. I have checked all settings many times and changed back to default settings. Nothing has seemed to work other than to change mode to "P" and set for extra exposure. Thanks.
Even in automatic mode, camera still lets you pick what ISO to use. If ISO-Auto is OFF in camera menus, this can give some dark images. Press and hold ISO button and rotate command dial to give a higher ISO, or turn ISO-Auto on in camera menu with cr ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Flash is not working in my DSC-S930 steady shot camera. if i try to change flash settings. message appears on screen: Flash settings cannot be changed
... Sony DSC-S930 Digital Camera
White Screen Upon startup lens emerges but when screen appears it is white whereas it normally displays whatever the lens sees. When the shutter button is pressed the camera will focus and take a white picture which can be deleted. The camera does not flash although flash is set to automatic and photo taken in a dark room. Camera flashes (weakly) with flash set to manual on. Lens is unobstructed and appears to be perfectly normal. Camera was not dropped. Batteries have been changed.
\015\012Upon startup lens emerges but when screen appears it is white whereas it normally displays whatever the lens sees. When the shutter button is pressed the camera will focus and take a white pictur ... Pentax Optio E10 Digital Camera
When I shoot on Apeture Priority my pictures appear washed out. I have tried changing the F-stop from 2.8, going lower, but nothing seems to work. I have also adjusted my ISO. When I change the setting to Auto the color is clear again. I have a nice Nikor 80-200 2.8 lense that I want to use for Volleyball action shots, but I can't figure this problem out.
Having gone over a month without a response, I assume this is no longer a response. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
Powershot SD1000 Cannot get an image on the LCD Monitor while in camera mode but previous pictures can be viewed normally. Other functions of the camera appear to work properly. I replaced battery--no change. I feel it may be a setting issue but I really don't know. Is there a way to default the settings?
HI there when you go for click the image that time on your LCD screen. Right now its off and its in viewfinder mode. So press the switch for LCD on so , you can see the image in LCD in camera mode. Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
Blurry Pictures When we first bought this camera it worked perfectly almost everytime. However lately, there are so many blurry pictures, even when I'm taking still object and with tripod. We have set the Stabilizer to Mode 2 , is there any other setting that we have to change ?
I had the same problem with blurry pictures, and unable to focus. then i discvered i had accidentally switched to manual focus. I switched back to auto, and no more blur. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera
I have a panasonic lumix G2. Im only a beginner with a SLR camera so im a bit stuck. I have the Camera set on A but for some reason the screen & photo's are very dark. I have tried changing the apature & shutter speeds & also tried restring settings but nothing works. However if you return to the intelegent auto button it's perfect but defeats the whole reason that I brought the SLR in the first place. Please please help. Thanks. Julie Leach
Julie, you're asking for a course in DSLR photography. We don't have the space here for that. Where is your owner's manual? If you follow it carefully, it can answer all your questions. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera
Pretty much constant but sometimes intermittant problem of the camera fe-210 screen goes black. all functions appear to be normal but it does not see through the lens. So everything is black on the pictures taken. It's like the opening is shut. Sometimes it will work when first turned on for one or maybe two exposures. then it goes black and may stay that way even if turned on and off or changing any of the settings.
Hi,Would you be able to View Recorded images / Video's ?If\015\012\015\012\015\012 yes, this is a Faulty CCD Sensor. This is a Common Problem on almost \015\012all the Brands like Sony, Kodak, Canon. There were Certain Recalls ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera
I have a sony HDR-HC1e camcorder. It works perfectly until I change the battery or switch between mains and battery, it then refuses to start. Not even a hard reset will start it. Leaving it with no power for a hour results in it restarting correctly when battery reinserted although sometimes loses clock setting. I've checked the internal cell and it reads about 3V.
Hi,\015\012\015\012First try with new batteries as power received will be less as the batteries gets older and so camcorder might not be working well. Clean the metal contacts of the battery holder properly with dry cloth and then insert ... Digital Cameras
Help No image in the viewfinder or on the lcd screen when in shooting mode. Have amber light rather than green. In playback mode images appear on lcd screen. Was working fine the last time I used it and have changed the batteries to newly charged. Have also reset to default settings.
This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
When I Have The Memory Card Inserted My Camera Will Not Turn On But Once I Take It Out Again It Works Perfectly. Do I Need To Change The Settings?
No there is no need to change the settings. Your memory card is currupted. Please format the memory card in a computer or laptop and use it in your camera.Hope it helps. Please rate. Thanks. ... Samsung Digimax S800 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Power Shot S2-15 (5.0 mega pixels) My husband was taking pictures in the house and the image stopped showing up on the view finder or the screen. One minute it was working, the next it wasn't. I am hoping he changed a setting or something that can be reset. All of the menu items still appear, but there is no image. What happened? I really don't want to have to buy a new camera before we go on vacation. HELP!!!
Just take out the batteries from the camera take out the memory card too and keep the camera idle for 15 Min replace the battery and try to use it if it works it is a memory card probs if not try to insert the memory card and try it should work ... Digital Cameras
Hi.I have a Canon Powershot S5 IS.When I turn on the camera, the little display seems not to focus and when I open the big display, there appears a black screen.I restored the factory settings and the big display is working fine, but the little display has the same problems.I think that a firmware update would be perfect, but I didn't find any update on Canon website.What can I do?
... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
Lost functionality Camera is about a year old. Suddenly, zoom doesn't work, Set button doesn't work and Display button doesn't work. Other than that, it takes pics and displays them. But without the Set button, I can't change settings. Any ideas?
I have the same problem.. happened after leaving it uncharged for more then a year. I think its a software problem.\015\012someone know how to do hard reset/reboot? ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
Forgets settings My optio s40 worked well until just after the warranty expired. Then it started acting up. It maintains the default settings in auto mode. It allows me to change them, but when I shut it off and power up again, it has returned to the default settings. In Pict mode, it maintains EV +1, AWB as flourescent lighting and image size as one higher than the smallest size. Again, I can change the settings, but when I shut it off and power up again, these are the settings it has. Any idea
I had the same problem. Pentax told me to format the memory inside the camera (take out the memory stick and camera will be set to camera memory). This works! (though i have to do it approx every 200pics, the problem keeps coming back!) ... Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera
Not able to change flash setting - button not working
This worked for me. Thanks. ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera
I have the G9 it's 3 years old. On the weekend for the first time I went to spin the wheel to change my scan setting from flora to mountain and it wouldn't change the setting. I tried to use the mannual appeture by using the wheel and it didn't do anything. So it seems the wheel doesn't work anymore. I use it all the time for underwater settings in the housing. Now I can't use it at all underwater. because I can't get it onto the underwater setting using the wheel. What is wrong can the wheel b
... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
Every picture i take is blurry. I've tried changing all the settings and going back to factory settings but nothing works. I've also tried all the different camera modes in all the proper times and none work properly. I took 25 pics at party with the party setting and night portrait and candle light setting and they all truned out extremely blurry. i dont know what to do except send it back
... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera
Hi I have a Canon PowerShot A460 and normally do notn have any problems at all. For the last few hours I cannot take any photos outside - all I get is a white screen. I can however take photos inside with the Flash. I realise that I have possibly changed some settings by mistake and have tried to set the camera to works settings but nothing has changed - I still cannot take photos. Can someone help me please??
Go into the menu and find "reset"...this will restore the original factory default settings and may solve your problem. ... Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera
Not really sure if this is a problem? I have an Olympus E-500 and E-510. When I changes settings on the E-500 (ISO, White Balance, Auto-Focus Mode etc.) it remembers them when I switch it off. The E-510 doesn't. Is it supposed to work this way or is there an obscure setting I need to change? It remembers the time and date and the quelity settings ok. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.
If you are shooting in the Auto mode and make the changes when power the camera off it will reset back to factory defaults. If you change the dial to P mode, make those same adjustments and power the camera off and then on again it should maintain t ... Olympus Digital Cameras
I have a Sony cybershot DSC-W200 12.1 megapixels. It has been working brilliantly, then i turned it on one day and it will not allow me to change any of its settings, even in the manual setting. In auto i can not use flash or micro settings. What has happened and how can i change it back? I have searched through all of its menues and i cant find anything that helps.
Take out the battery and let sit for 10 minutes. reinstall battery and turn back on. everything should be back to normal ... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera
The shutter release button on my Nikon MB-D10 doesn't appear to be working. The switch on the side is turned to the dot as it should be. Everything in camera is set to use the grip properly and all the other controls on the grip appear to work as they should. Any ideas about the shutter release button not working?
... Digital Cameras
My flash is not working even tho ive got it set on flash mode , ive tried changing the settings but its still not working . can you suggest anything i can do ??
May be you are shoting in burst mode, in burst mode flach is disabled ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77 Digital Camera
The transfer process from my Nikon S8000 to the computer appears to be working normally but the photos are then not on the computer. I have tried changing the destination folder and have tried searching for all recently added files but they are just not appearing. It worked a few weeks ago, but was so easy to use that I didn't even refer to the manual but I'm fairly confident that I'm not doing anything differently. Any thoughts?
It will be better to put the memory card into the PC and straight away load it into the PC without using the transfer cord.\012Insert the memory card to the slot of the PC and transfer.\012You can for sure have this copied to the destin ... Nikon COOLPIX S8000 Digital Camera