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No picture is taken when shutter release button is pressed

All other features seem to be working fine, but pressing the shutter release button does not take a picture. Auto focus works on half press of shutter release, but nothing else occurs when fully depressed. New batteries, new photo card, went through set up again, tried all settings. No joy. Any thoughts? Thanks!

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  • Jim Hatch Jun 04, 2006

    Thank you Silly Girl!
    I've tried resetting the camera as well as leaving the
    batteries out and tapping on the lens. I've also opened
    the camera and checked all the ribbon connectors and such.
    I really like the camera but before I spend a lot of money
    on a two year old digital will probably just pick up a new
    Nikon L4. Not quite the same but doesn't break my budget.
    Thanks again.

  • cjwallgren1s Jun 25, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. My LCD works fine, the lens focuses fine, I can review pictures on the card, I just can't take new ones.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    When I take a picture, I am not able to view it when I press the playback button. I may have pushed the wrong buttons whenI was setting the date because it worked fine until I set the date.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    It will let me take one photo at a time without the focus. Empty memory card that worked just fine before... cannot take more than one photo and even then its very iffy.

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Just confirming that taking the battery out and tapping the base of the camera very gently seems to have corrected the problem. I am slightly worried though as I have started glamour photography and a model costs quite a bit. What happens if camera doesn't work. Would really like to know the reason for the glitch.

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Are those NiMH batteries? Have you tried resetting the camera? If no standard way, just take out batteries for a few minutes, the more the merrier, let the tension build, and replace them. Try tapping on the lens area, it might loose something up. Best I can do, know it aint much ;] Good luck!

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