Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20 Digital Camera ?

Takes a long time for the shutter to work .thats why its difficult to take pictures.i have to press the shutter so many times.


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This is not your standard shutter lag. This is a fault with the T20, which I'm having right now also.

The autofocus does lock in the focus as you press the button, but the shutter doesn't fire at all. It takes a few tries before the shutter fires. And every single one of those tries causes the camera to refocus. It does this with or without flash, with or without macro, and in or out of burst mode.

I suspect it's an issue with the shutter release mechanism or the shutter button. Very annoying, and I've missed many shots already due to this. Also taken the brunt of some impatient people waiting for their photo to be taken while I repeatedly mash on the shutter button as the camera fails miserably until after the tenth try, it fires.

The solutions are either to send it in to get the offending part replaced, or throw it off a cliff.
A shutter lag of a few seconds is normal for point&shoot digital cameras. One of the benefits of a higher-end (and higher-cost) camera is the response speed.

You can eliminate some of the lag by getting into the habit of pressing the shutter button halfway before the peak of the action to let the camera focus and set the exposure, then pressing the shutter button as the action peaks.
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