Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera ?
When I "click", it takes forever to actually take the picture
\015 When I "click" to take a photo, it takes like 3-4 seconds to actually take the picture. This makes it impossible to get any photos unless they are staged. For example, if I want to take a photo of my daughter doing something funny, by the time the picture is taken, I've missed the moment. Anything I can do to change this? FYI, I am typically set on the "auto adjustment" or "program auto" setting. Thanks!\015
You must press the shutter button half-way to allow the camera to lock in the focus and then you can press it the rest of the way for an almost instant picture.
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When I "click", it takes forever to actually take the picture
You must press the shutter button half-way to allow the camera to lock in the focus and then you can press it the rest of the way for an almost instant picture. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
I hav an olypus 500 and I hav bn trying to take shadow pix in the dark. When I press the buton to take the picture it takes while to actually click. Watts the problem? And how can I fix it? Also, my pictures are looking blue
In the dark, it's difficult for the camera to focus on anything. You need to press the shutter button half-way and wait for the "beep" signaling that focus has been locked (you may need to use a flashlight temporarily to assist the camera) and then, ... Olympus Digital Cameras
I purchased this camera months ago and hate it. I guess I dont know how to use it correctly. Any time I try and take pictures it seems like it take forever for the pic to take. By the time it clicks the subject has moved resulting in blurry pic. I have tried moving the dial to different settings and no change. Any suggestions?
You need to learn the "half-press". You press the shutter button half-way and allow the camera to lock in the focus (it will beep). Then, when the moment is right, you finish pressing the rest of the way for an instant picture. ... Olympus EVOLT E-410 Digital Camera
How can you decrease the time for the shutter, when you actually click to take the picture and when it flashes and takes the pic
You can pre-focus by pressing the shutter button half-way and allowing the camera to lock in the focus (it will beep) before pressing the rest of the way. ... Samsung SL502 Digital Camera
FinePix A360 stuck in video mode - moving the slider to "play" or "photo" mode does nothing. I can record videos but can't take pictures. The slider doesn't feel like it's come loose at all; it's actually pretty sturdy and you can feel it clicking when moving to different modes. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
It doesn't run on rechargeable batteries? \015\012\015\012Sometimes if you run it with the USB cord, you can get some power that way. See if that works. ... Fuji FinePix A360 Digital Camera
My Sony Steady Shot DSC-H5 says "recording" when I am taking regular pictures. Uses up the memory stick quite quickly, although it lets me take about 30 pictures...!!! Doesn't actually record, actually takes pictures, just says "recording". Think I must have accidentally programmed something wrong.
There are some multi burst programs etc which show RECORDING, but actually store pictures. You can always do a reset you know (initialize from the camera SETUP menu) - that should help. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
I have a samsung pl70 and the flash wont go off when taking a picture. when taking a picture the flash icon flashes red and takes time to actually take the picture. Once taken picture the flash icon flashes red and takes time to disply picture, when flash is turned off it works fine hope you can help thanks
Does the camera have a reset botton should be a small hole with reset written by it try there first. ... Samsung Digital Cameras
Taking pictures I have loved using my camera until it stopped being able to take pictures. Whenever I try to take a picture, the red light goes on a few times but the camera never flashes, clicks, or takes the picture. I can still look at my pictures but I can't take them. What is wrong and what should I do?
This could be due to a jammed lens element preventing the camera from focusing properly. When you push the button the camera attempts to focus the image before it takes the picture. If the focus component in the lens is not moving properly it cannot ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera
I have a new D40 and I have had the same problem twice already on two separate occasions. I go to click to take a picture, and it does not take. Nothing happens at all. I try again and nothing happens. I try to refocus, but it does not help. I have to turn it off and on again to get it to work and click to take the picture. Thinking of if I should get the D3000 instead. Any thoughts on that and why this happens?
When the problem is happening, does the battery indicator show empty? ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
Disney Pix Micro digital won't take pictures at all. Took one and now won't work. Will take pictures only when connected to computer, but I must click the "Take Picture" button on the computer. The one on the camera does nothing but turn it on and off. The green light on the front blinks, but count of pictures does not reflect a photo being taken.
... Disney Pix Micro Digital Camera
While clicking pictures, the screen went black. If i click a picture, it takes black picture. I am able to see previously clicked pictures and all other functions work. Pls help.
A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
Shutter Speed Why is it that when I take a picture, if Im shaking or shivering just a bit, the picture comes out really blurred. Even when I change the shutter speed to 1/2000, the picture takes forever to snap. I think the shutter speed is so slow. I cant take ant action pictures without the person looking deformed... HELP!!
Two things to try, 1) The release button is a two stage process. Pushing the release button 1/2 way allows the camera to focus on the subject. It needs a few milli-seconds to do this. A full depress releases the shutter, but it you don't allow t ... DXG Technology DXG-608 Digital Camera
Corrupted Pictures? There are times when I'll take a "long" photo (1200X1600 dimensions). The camera will take the picture. I will be able to view it on the camera. I'll download the picture to my computer (Windows XP). The download will work fine. I'll go to the folder where the picture is and I can see the thumbnail of the picture. However, when I double click the thumbnail to view the full image the picture won't open. I've noticed this only happening on "long" photos. I've often t
I suggest you always format the card in your camera every time you release it and use in your pc. card may get infected with virus and may affect the performance. never format card in pc! Better save pictures in hdd or cd than in mem cards. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
My Nikon p100 camera's shutter button has stopped working. I press it to take a picture and it "stops" the image, but doesn't actually take the picture. Sometimes after trying several tries it will take the picture, but not consistantly. I got it in June.
Possible that the trigger switch is faulty, the control circuit is fautly or the battery is weak.\015\012In all these possible facts the camera must be opened to confirm on the fault.\015\012So it will be good to check up with Nikon servi ... Nikon COOLPIX P100 Digital Camera
When I hit the take picture button, there is a delay before the actual picture takes. Is there a setting that I can adjust to take the picture instantly?
It's called "shutter lag". To overcome it press the shutter half-way and lock in the focus before pressing the rest of the way. ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera
Screen problem?? Hello can anyone help? My camera turns on just fine and takes pics fine. Tonight while turning on my camera the screen is all white with some black lines through it.. and a leaf looking thing which is black. I see NO PICTURE at all. But when i take pictures and upload them to the computer the pics still work. But when i take the actual pictures or try to view any all i have is the white screen what can i do to fix this?
This sounds like a cracked screen.. a leaf you say? is the leaf a graphic, perhaps an icon.. is it centered on the screen at all?hmm.... I would take it to a certified repair center to see if they can replace the LCD panel. So ... Digital Cameras
Slow Shutter My sister-in-law has an 8400. Everytime she takes a picture; She hits the button then just has to wait. The camera takes FOREVER to actualy take the picture. Naturally this means that she misses the picture and it makes her extremely mad...like need Doctor Phil mad. I have made all the adjustments that extremely not smart self knows to make. Any ideas?
Hi dustin\015\012\015\012this camera isn't particullairy fast the only thing your sister inlaw needs is a fast sd card, like sandisc ultra II and even then i gues it still won't win the race.\015\012\015\012important with thi ... Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Digital Camera
Shuts off when I click to take a picture
I've solved this many times for my customers by recommending the use of Energizer Lithium AA batteries. Many happy customers, they thnk I'm a genius! ... Fuji FinePix E500 Digital Camera
Why do i have to click my shutter button twice before it takes the picture?
First click is to show focus and 2nd click is to capture. its common in most camera's. Nothing to worry about. ... FUJIFILM S3300 S3350 Digital Camera
I can turn the camera on to look at pictures, but when I try to take a picture the lens is stuck and does not extend all the way. If I slide it over to view pictures, the lens extends fully and then retracts. It just will not extend to actually take a picture.
If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that\015\012is preventing it from powering up. If it hasn't been dropped your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera
Hi, I have a Canon IXUS 95IS camera.. For some reason, when I attempt to take a photo, the LCD screen isn't displaying what is actually in view? In movie mode it comes up on the screen but when i flick it to Auto or camera mode, the screen goes black and only shows the little icons... Weirdly enough, it still takes the picture but the really annoying thing is it doesn't show up on the screen what you're taking a photo of so it makes it really hard for the person taking the actually photo... can
Ah yes! you have pressed the display button. Turn the camera on and you see the icons in the display, look for the Disp button and press it, the display will cycle through its modes icons, black, image and icons. ... Digital Cameras
Blurry LCD Well, I have recently got a SD400 camera from dell.com. The first thing I noticed was the inaccurate LCD. The picture in the LCD seemed blurry(bad resolutoin, weird coloring) and inaccurate. But, after actually taking the pictures, the picture seemed perfect. (In the review mode and the display right after you take a picture.) Is this a problem? This is my first digital camera, thus I had no previous experience with camera LCD. Or is this normal, without flash, everything is suppose
Hey i found this site that is great on how to change a LCD for the camera\015\012\015\012http://digitalcamerarepair.googlepages.com ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
Error I jusht bought a FujiFilm FinePix S2 Pro and it has been working great. But I just recently put it on my tripod and turned on the auto-timer and i clicked the shutter and waited for the picture to be taken. When I went back over, the info screen on the top read "Err" and the picture was not recorded and now that happens everytime I try to take a picture and so.. I can't take pictures with that camera anymore. Any suggestions?
Agreed... Before anybody talks you into having a heartattack I would first check the following: Batteries, Lens settings (Aperture) and last but not least... The manual. Descriptions for all S2 error messages are in back. ... Fuji FinePix S2 Pro Digital Camera
Focus problems Hi, my camera is not focusing clearly. We just used it recently and can look at clear pictures on the display screen but now when we go to actually take a picture it's blury (on the display screen and if a picture is taken). I also notice that all these different setting menu's come up on the display screen when we are in take picture mode. I took it in today and they said the lens could have been bumped or that their is something wrong with the focusing inside. So they would hav
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 SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera
When using flash, my sony cyber-shot dsc-t10 takes forever to take pictures!
Have you tried Hi-Speed memory cards, as writing speed of the card affects the response time of camera, I am using Sony MSX-M2GN 2GB and it's gives me quite good response.Other thing you might try is format the memory card usi ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10 Digital Camera