Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Digital Camera ?

Pincushion distortion I've actually had this camera for about 2.5 years now, so presume well out of warranty, but I realise by looking back at my photos that the problem may have been there from the start. When taking photos on the default camera position I get a reasonably severe distortion of the picture, such that a person standing off centre will have his head elongated somewhat toward the corners, and straight lines along the edge will bend toward the corners. I suspect from the web



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Pincushion distortion I've actually had this camera for about 2.5 years now, so presume well out of warranty, but I realise by looking back at my photos that the problem may have been there from the start. When taking photos on the default camera position I get a reasonably severe distortion of the picture, such that a person standing off centre will have his head elongated somewhat toward the corners, and straight lines along the edge will bend toward the corners. I suspect from the web


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LCD Screen Hi i'm having a problem with the LCD screen on my camera. Today i used the tripod to take a few timer photo's and when i was done i took the camera off the stand and was viewing them when the screen started to flicker and went gray i have not had this problem before when using the tripod and the camera was secured the same way, i can view the photo's through the eye view finder but not the lcd screen. I there a solution or do i need to send the camera back as this is the second camera


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No power I purchased a Canon 400D about a year ago and shortly afterwards the camera suddenly gave up on me. I took a couple of photos and then nothing. The battery was fully charged and the power light came on when the camera was switched on and remained on even when the camera was switched off. I was going to take the camera in to a service centre a few weeks later for repairs but when I switched the cameraon again, the problem seemed to have disappeared. Since then I have been taking photos w


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That operation is usually accessed by the function button. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2 Digital Camera

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Make sure your White Balance is set to Auto! ... Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera

Horizontal lines in my photos. Nothing on lense: the photo looks fine on the LCD until I look at the history. When I put them on the computer to view-the lines are still there. I have a bran new Kodak Z series easy share camera (2 weeks) has not been dropped or water damaged: all of a sudden the lines appeared (with in one photo- and maybe one minute between the two) I must have set something wrong but the web site had nothing> I took the battery out (didn't work either). A long, but unusefull


The symptoms you are describing are indicative of failure of the camera's CCD image sensor. In other words, the camera is defective. This is something you cannot fix yourself. As the camera is only 2 weeks old, you really don't need to be contacti ... Digital Cameras

When playing back recent photos on my Olympus Stylus 810, the photos are distorted with horizontal lines. Older photos which are stored in the camera, playback perfectly. The most prominent horizontal line is in the center of the screen.


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Hi, I need to position my camera upside down so I can take photos, numerous photos. Can you recommend a stand that will allow a Nikon D80, so be positioned exactly.


Check with any decent photo shop for a tripod with a column which you can insert upside down. The Velbon Sherpa 200R tripod has such a column. They are available worldwide, or you can check their website for a picture of it, so it might be easier to ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

My Canon A95 camera which, up to now, has given beautiful color rendition, suddenly shows distorted colors. Greens have become intense veridian and there is a purplish haze on some photos. The distortion shows up on the LCD screen as well as when viewed on a computer screen. I can, to some extent, correct this in photoshop - but not entirely.


The problem could be a defective CCD (Charged Coupled Device) Imager. You need to contact Canon and have it fixed for free.Please check the link below and you might get more information that would help you ... Digital Cameras

Hi, I seem to have a problem with my Finepix Z1 digital camera. When I take a shot it seems to work ok, and the initial review image seems fine as well. But when I go back and review the image on the camera, or off the memory card via my computer the image is distorted. The best way I can describe it is as if the image appears that I took a photo off something on the tv, with a series of horizontal lines running across the image. The video capture seems to work fine though. Can you offer any sug


The clue is with the video.\015\012The video function does not use the shutter. Lines on photo's or over exposure is due to the shutter not closing completely over the lens when you take a picture.\015\012It will require cleaning which me ... Fuji FinePix Z1 Digital Camera

I have a Canon PowerShot A95 that has provided very good service for four years. But recently, the color and images are very distorted in some photos - faded purple in color with the image blurred or melted, sometimes icicle-like or stalactite-like in appearance. This occurs in both outdoor and indoor shots. These distortions do not occur in every shot, but have increased in frequency. This is the only problem I have ever had with this camera.


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. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera sa


Where are you located? it won't be a cheap fix. ... Digital Cameras

I have just turned my camera on and it is showing a very distorted picture. The pictures I took previously show fine but any new display or photo are very badly distorted.


Hi,This kind of problem occurs when ccd imager chip got bad in camera. Let me know model number of your Sony camera to provide you more info to solve its issue.Thanks. ... Sony Digital Cameras

Turn the camera on to photo mode and black screen no screen display, also on video mode the camera has distorted colours a bit like looking at negatives. please help as we are a bit lost on how to fix this


Basically it is a Japanese Model from where u bought it u can get it free of charge replacement just tell me which region u belong there is a known issue of CCD failure u will get free of charge repairs for that from sony service centre ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

I have an older canon 20d camera that i love and started taking a photo classes with it. the other night i was replacing my battery and the flash popped open and now it won't close. the hook things that should hold it are standing up but don't moved back and forth. any ideas? Don't have alot of money or time for a camera store. I;m to the point whete i'm considering electrical taping it shut since i alsays use and indepentant flash anyway. any op0tions?


Sorry to tell you that this is a common problem. You may be lucky in that the usual case is that the flash gets stuck in the down position and is unusable. It is possible to dissamble this part , but the risk would not seem to outweigh the reward. I ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens

Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera salvageable? T


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I own an S3 IS. I have just loaded Windows 7 on my PC and installed the Canon Digital Camera Solutions Disc. I have tried running Camera window and it doesn't run. Both Canon and Microsoft web sites states that S3 IS is compatible with Windows 7. How do I download my photos?


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I turn on the camera in take photo mode and the viewfinder is all distorted, when i take a picture the picture is also distorted, please can you help!


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Camera monitor jumping - distorts photo with purple


Manufacturing defect.Get it repaired by Canon free of cost.I had the same and they repaired it free although it was beyond warrabty period. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Accidently submerged and immidietly took out. 1-2 seconds under water. fuji finepix a500 drained water blow dried and placed in car on dash panel to dry in the heat for 8 hours. it works but after taking picture it is distorted, and many horizontal lines are visible on the screen, in order to see photo it has to be enlarged to largest size on computer screen, cannot see picture in good quality on camera screen. Please help


Your digital camera is an electronic device, they will not tolerate moisture, it gets into the circuits and you are looking at what results. A damaged camera. ... Digital Cameras

My fe220 camera, will not take photographs outside, they are over exposed. But a couple of months ago it did hte same whilst taking photos inside it would be black or distorted how do i fix


Since you seem to have tried almost everything... it does seem like ur CCD is going bad it is the normal line of action it follows , first\015\012overexposed sun light pics , then discolored blurred pics inside and\015\012outside then complete blank ... Olympus Digital Cameras

I have a Nikon S200 digital camera. I took some pictures last night, using the flash. When I flicked back through them, I found a problem. I would look at a picture as it was focusing, and after a few seconds when it was focused, it would distort in all different colors. Also, when I try to import those photos into iPhoto on my Macbook Pro, it says that the files are unrecognizable.


I have seen this problem on a few cameras, not limited exclusively to Nikon. Try replacing the memory card with another one, and make sure the camera is set to use the memory card vs. internal memory. It sounds as if the memory card is ... Digital Cameras

Icannot download my photos from the camera to my computer as i have lost the software disc can i down load it from a web site help


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