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Camera settings are wrong - takes too long to take pix
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Camera settings are wrong - takes too long to take pix
Hi, Please provide the Model No. so that i can help you.Thanks ... Sony Digital Cameras
We have Nikon Cool Pix 8800 - we have struggled with the camera from day 1 having a long delay between pushing shutter buttom and photo being taken. It seems recently that the problem has gotten so bad that anything other than a still picture is a frustrating moment. We believe we are shooting on automatic. If there isn't a setting that is wrong we are clearly on our way to selling the camera but we don't even feel good about that the way it currently works. Thanks Lynn
Try using the reset all menu, down load any new firmware from nikon. ... Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera
My Canon SD950 IS camera will take about 30 seconds to take a flash picture. You have to hold down the shutter button for a long time. The flash indicator flashes on the display for quite a while and then the picture is finally taken. This seems to have happened after the battery was run down to nothing. After that, this flash problem appeared. I have got another battery but this still happens. I have reset to default settings as well . Still has problem. What is wrong?
... Canon PowerShot SD950 IS Digital Camera
Have a DMC-LX3K camera and it takes great pix in the "dark" but most times I find that when set on Automatic the flash seems to overexpose pictures. Am I doing something wrong??
Nop!\015\012Nothing wrong. \015\012Try putting a white paper or a handkerchief to diffuse the light coming out of flash.\015\012\015\012you are all set. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX36 Digital Camera
What do I set my camera on to take great shots of a reunion and what do I set it on so there is not such a time delay between shots...it seems it takes too long for my camera to get ready for the next shot and I am missing out. I have a Canon power shot A720IS
Why it takes long between the shots is because of the size of the file to be saved. So, to take pics faster reduce the size by reducing the resolution. Which you dont want as you want great pics. Choice is yours. ... Digital Cameras
My old camera was an Olympus Camedia c-765 digital. My new one is an Olypmus SP-800UZ 14 megapixel. The more I use the SP-8OOuz the more disappointed with the pictures I take. None of them seem sharply in focus like they were with the Camedia camera. Am I doing something wrong or is it a failing in the camera? I have tried most of the multiple settings but I am just not satisified. I thought with having more megapixels I would get a better picture. Am I wrong? Thank you
No, you are not wrong. When there are more pixels, the picture must be more clearly and you can zoom it more. Because you have experience with another Olympus camera, I'm inclined to believe that\012\012\012something is wrong with your new came ... Olympus SP800UZ Digital Camera
Nikkon DS1 I have to go to an event this evening, New Year's Eve, at the Rio. I haven't had my Nikkon very long and I have had nothing but trouble with it. I'm sure its not the camera, I'm sure its me not knowing how to use it properly. I did not receive a user's manual when I purchased this camera and I can't seem to get one. I have the camera set on automatic and most of the time, it does okay. However, my shutter when I hold it down seems to take a long time and then I'm getting a blurry pict
Hi Amy,If you don't know how to use the camera, then I would suggest you spend some time visiting the various photography forums, sign up to one that suits you, and ask there. You can download manuals from the Nikon web sites. ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera
I have a Nikon D80. Whilst at Yosemite National Park a few weeks ago, where it was extremely cold I noticed that my camera would not take photo. After a few tries, it started working fine again. However, yesterday the shutter started sticking, and the ERR message showed on the screen. Then I can take one photo, and same thing happens again. Is there something I can do with settings, or do you think there may be something wrong with the camera body? I took to a camera shop and they say the
Changes in temperature should not affect it unless its about 15 below or at above 55-60C Then there is some delay in taking the picture due to shrinkage in metal part causing lt to be sluggish or in heat to expand the metal and cause some slight ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
I just bought a canon rebel xt and I have been playing around with settings I am very new to photography. As of right now when I try to take the shot the flash keeps blinking and its says busy and it wont take the shot. If I keep trying eventually it will. What am I doing wrong. Please help I really hope its me and nothing wrong with the camera
It sounds like you might be too close to whatever it is you're trying to take a picture of. Each camera lens has a minimum focus distance listed on it that determines how close you can get to something and still take a picture. Page 45 of ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
Hi. I have a Nikkon D3000, a Sigma 105mm lens, and a round flash ring. I have the settings as: ISO: 200, Shutter Speed: 1/200, F25 for close teeth photos and F8 for face shots. Now I am a dentist and first time user of this camera got the settings from a dental photography website. The proble is: When I take pictures with the flash ring on they turn up black, without the flash ring on and the camera flash on, the pictures turn out clear buy very dark. What am I doing wrong? Thanks.
How does the camera do when you try to shoot completely on "auto"? ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
Continuous shooting I'm new to this so bare with me. I just got my Nikon D60 and I want to shoot pictures in continuous mode. I set it on manual, go into the menu and change it to continuous. I rotate the dial so it changes the shutter speed but when I take pictures it's just a black screen. As a matter of fact any time I try to take a picture in M it's just black. I'm hoping that there is just a setting I need to change and there's not something wrong with my camera. Thanks.
Hey man. Im not sure how new you are but basically i think your problem is you need to decrease the shutter speed to around 1/200-1/250 of a second and increase the apeture to around f10/12 and see if that works. If your operating at a high shutter s ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens
Flash problem So, I set the camera to 'Flash On'. I take a picture and the flash goes off for about a quick second. I look at the picture and it's nothing but a black background, sometimes white where I can only slightly see the object I took the picture of. What's wrong with my camera? This only happens sometimes, by the way. Sometimes I take a picture and everything's normal.
The CCD element has been a great problem in this camera along with a faulty iris in the lens. I would return the camera to the Sony facility in Laredo, TX and let them know the exact symptom you are having. I see many of these cameras being repaired ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
Now when I take a photo under any setting (auto P M etc) with my old faithful Cannon Powershot A70 it just gives me a white picture. However I can still take perfectly good and well coloured videos with it. What might be happening? Is there setting that is wrong or is part of the camera kaput do you think?
Are you check ISO settings? When a picture is taken, the CCD is struck by light \012coming through the camera's lens. Each of the thousands or millions of \012tiny pixels that make up the CCD convert this lig ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera
Blurry pictures i have a protax dc500t camera and even by playing around with different settings i find the pictures blurry.Would like to know what i am doing wrong or is it something wrong with the camera.Also they provide a cd for the camcorder but nothing happens when i plug the camera into my pc.I have to download pictures by taking out the memory card and using a usb key to transfer pictures.
Auto focus operates on a light emitter that's just out of the human eye spectrum and the emitter where ever it is cannot be blocked and has to point at your object of focus. Often you can see this light in twilight by pressing halfway down on the shu ... Oregon Scientific DS6618 Digital Camera
The screen stays on and the camera will not function at all. it powers on and off. that's it. i can't view pix, take pix, change settings, clear screen...nothing. i need this camera for a huge event - TONIGHT!
Have you tried removing the battery from the camera? If not, remove the battery and leave it out for 5 minutes. Then see if the camera will soft reset itself. ... Olympus EVOLT E-410 Digital Camera
My Sony Alpha 200 digital camera takes lovely pictures, but as I am a beginner and don't really know much about apertures and shutter speeds and how complex they are, I'm having great difficulty in getting it to focus properly in the manual setting. All other settings are fine, but the image in my viewfinder is very blurry when I look through before taking the shot. I have altered the diopter for my eyes as I wear glasses, so that isn't the problem. Is there something I'm either doing wrong, or
Having gone over a month without a response, I assume this is no longer a problem. ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Digital Camera
No pixs I bought a Fujifilm Digital Camera, Charged the battery, set the Date, Time & Year.............took some Pix's. Then took my memory card to Walgreen's & they said, tHERE IS NO pIX's on your card. What is wrong?
Make sure the camera is saving to the SDMMC memory stick and not just to the camera itself. Might be best to try it out on your own computer or a friends to make sure it is saving the pictures correctly or not just to the cameras internal memory. As ... Digital Cameras
Long Photo-Taking Hello, I have an S400 with a pretty fast memory card... It seems like its taking a longer time to take a photo than it used to? I dont know If i changed any settings that may be slowing this down. Basicly I turnt he camera on and sometimes I have to hold the capture button down for 3-5seconds before it will actualy snap the photo, Any suggestions??? I'm prety sure it hasnt always been this slow.. I got a new battery etc.. Thanks!
Most cameras take a little longer to capture the photo in darker conditions, with a moving subject, things like that, though if the photos you're taking now are under the same conditions as the ones you used to that shouldn't be the issue. Have you f ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
I purchased the Moultrie D444 camera. I set it up according to instructions and did the "AIM' to see the range. Problem is, the camera does not detect anything smaller than a person. It will pick up a person, but not the birds or squirrels, etc. I took photos standing behind the camera of birds and squirrels. Took the card out of the Moultrie and the only thing on it was a photo of me taking the card out. What am I doing wrong?
... Digital Cameras
My sandisk sd card isn't working in my camera. My camera is a vivitar 5024 camera, everytime I try to take a picture it says memory card is not ready, it says switch to internel ram. This memory card is brand new so what is the problem? No it is not locked i've tried that already, i've tried to figure out what's wrong for a long time now. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? Additional information: The sd card is only 2GB.
Have you tried to format the card.\015\012\015\0121. \015\012Start up a computer with Windows XP, Vista, windows 7or Insert the SD card into an external memory card reader or into the computer's built in card reader. If i ... Vivitar ViviCam 5024 Digital Camera
I purchased a Nikon Cool Pix Camera in December 2009. In April, I was unable to take pictures for some unexplained reason. I took the camera into Best Buy to have the Geek Squad look at it. They told me it was a problem that needed to be addressed by Nikon. They said that it was obviously not a case of damage or abuse. Long story short, I sent the camera back to Nikon in May with a letter, receipt and warranty. I need to ask why, 6 months later, I still have heard absolutely nothing from yo
You have not heard anything from FixYa because Nikon does not tell us who has sent in cameras for service. Please contact Nikon directly. FixYa has no better pipeline to Nikon than have you.\012\012\012http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answ ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Whenever i try to take a picture i have to hold down the button for a long time before it'll take the picture. what is the best settings for the camera to be on to take good pictures
... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera
Lcd panel I've just bought a new canon eos 350d and the lcd panel will not show the image of what I am taking a picture of. I can take a picture, and display it back on the lcd panel but just not display what is in the viewfinder when I want to take a photo. Have I got a setting wrong somewhere or is the camera faulty? thank you!
SLR's don't show what your seeing through the view finder on the LCD. That is a function on point and shoot cameras, not on SLR's. ... Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera
Fuzzy pictures Sometimes the camera takes great shots, a lot of the time I get very fuzzy pictures. Do I have the settings wrong. I definitely bought more camera then I need, but too late now!
If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email [email protected] He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z850 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