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Lens Problem While i turn on my camera, i can hear some noise of the movement of the lens and it cant turn on to shoot picture.

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The lens mechanics need to be repaired by a qualified professional,
possibly just lubricated. Get an estimate first to make sure its worth it.


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Nikon collpix l810 lens shake automatically


The Nikon Coolpix L810 is a great camera capable of taking very good and sharp pictures, even in bad light conditions. It has a Vibration reduction, that makes it even possible to shoot pictures without tripod when you zoom in very far. If normally with the same lens length you should need 1/200 of a second your camera should still be capable of taking that picture with only the same blur from shake, with 1/50 of a second. But if you ever should use a tripod. make sure you switch off that feature. Because the Vibration reduction, works with a staking lens element. that should compensate the movement of the camera, by shaking in the correct direction opposite to the movement of the camera. The element will still shake and so blur a picture, when the camera is placed on a tripod.
Don't try to shoot pictures with the zoom on full extension, in bad light conditions. That also won't work. Lots of things can be done with the camera, but to everything is a limit. Most of the time that limit comes sooner when there is less light.

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I did not get any instructions with my Opteka. Have tried to take photos with it. But they came out all blank. I used a tripod. Would like to know where I can down load instructions. Certainly not as good...


You did not provide enough information to determine what your problem is. For example, were the pictures all light or all dark. Knowing this lens, I will assume that they were all dark. So...

1) This is a very, very slow manual-focus lens. It will not auto focus. It must be manually focused very precisely because it has virtually no depth of field.
2) Depending on your camera, your internal light meter may not work. On my camera (Nikon D-90), it does. If it does not on yours and I suspect that may be your problem, you're going to have to shoot everything manually, i.e. setting the shutter speed and lens opening yourself. You can use your internal light meter to help you get started by taking your light reading before you install the lens...preferably using the aperture only setting where you set the aperture at f8 which I think is the speed of the Opteka and let the camera set the shutter speed. Make a note of the shutter speed then attach the Opteka to the camera and mount the lens on a tripod with the camera attached.
Then set your camera mode to manual and set the aperture to match the lens (f8, I think). Set the shutter speed at the speed you noted earlier. Shoot a picture using a remote shutter release or the self timer. This lens is so slow that unless you're in exceptionally bright conditions you will get fuzzy pictures due to camera movement at full zoom of 1200m and above if you're using the 2X doubler. I would start shooting at minimum zoom of 650 without the 2X doubler. Shoot a picture. and check the result.

You should have an image but it may be too light or too dark.

If its too light you'll need to increase the shutter speed or stop down the aperture to, say, f11...or both. Make the adjustment and shoot another picture. Remember that if you increase the aperture, you increase your depth of field, making focus less critical. If you increase the shutter speed you make camera or subject movement less critical.

If it's too dark, you can only increase the shutter speed because you can't open the lens any wider than f8. Make the adjustment and shoot the picture.

Keep doing this until the pictures are the way you want them.

This is a decent lens for the price and worth the little money they cost if you can't afford $10,000 plus for a high quality telephoto lens of this size. I would forget about the 2X doubler because as others have said, it further reduces the speed of an already very slow lens with such a high rate of magnification that a knat landing on the lens could cause the picture to blur from movement.

Jun 26, 2011 | Opteka 650-2600mm High Definition...

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Whenever its time to take photos, the camera makes a wierd noise and the focus lens do not shoot out as normal,what should i do???


When a camera makes a noise that isn't normal, usually it's a mechanical failure of the lens.
Remove the battery for a few minutes and turn the camera on and attempt to take a picture again.
If it doesn't work, I can venture to guess that the camera's lens mechanism is defective.

Mar 05, 2011 | Samsung S760 Digital Camera

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Lens will not go back into camera, just makes a sharp noise but will not move.


Hi Thanks for your question.

The problem usually happens because dirt or sand get into the lens mechanism. But it seems that more and more people are showing, who took great care of their camera, and still started having trouble.


Here is how to fix it.
Before trying any of the suggestions, make sure your Camera has fresh batteries in it.

1) Remove the batteries from the camera, wait for a couple of minutes, then put them back in and turn the camera on.

2) Try compressed air. With a fine tip blow off gun and dry compressed air (20 lbs) set the tip between the lens turret and the camera body and turn on the air while moving the tip around the lens. It should remove all dust and sand. Turn the camera on and it should function fine.

3) Another method is to tap the padded USB cover part on a hard surface, for example, a desk. It sounds so simple, but very often in works.

4) Try forcing the camera lens:

Turn off the camera. Place it on the back with the lens facing up and take a look at the spacing between the lens and the lens housing. If you notice that the gap is not even all the way around the lens, the problem should be easy to fix. This type of a problem usually occurs if the camera was dropped while the lens was extended.

Simply - VERY GENTLY - press down the lens on the side where the gap is the biggest. You should hear a "click" as it pops back into place. Try powering the camera back on.

If the lens doesn't extend at all or it extends, and then retracts again, do the following. Turn the camera off. Take the camera in one hand and with the other gently take one part of the lens and gently move it round in a circular movement. Do so with both sections of the lens. You will hear a "click" as it pops back in place. Power the camera on.

Another version of this fix would be to pull and twist on the largest ring of the lens while turning the camera on. Listen for a "click". If at first the focus seems to be off, turn the camera on and off and take lots of pictures, close ups and distance. Focus should slowly start improving.

I hope this helped you. Thank You for using FixYa

Jan 16, 2011 | Olympus FE-200 Digital Camera

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I have nikon d80 the lens makes a funny noise and won't focus for a picture


Not sure this will help you: In AF-S mode, the camera will not shoot until it acquires focus. Look on page 29 of the D80 manual. Now, does another lens make the same noise of only this lens. Can you try the lens on another camera? What this is attempting to do is eliminate the camera or, the lens, that way you know where to go next.

Apr 25, 2010 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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My camera makes noise when it's turned on, but not while reviewing pictures.


hi!
What you describe sounds perfectly normal! While powering on the camera, it takes out the lens and perhaps doing some mechanical self-tests. All this means moving parts using little servos inside the camera. Same happens when taking pictures - the lens moved, the shutter closes (and reopen), etc...
While watching the pictures you've taken, you're only reading digital info. from the memory cards - no moving parts, no mechanical movements - hence, no noise!

Take care,
Pelu.

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Lens won't open


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 bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.

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Nikon D50 While shooting pictures the shutter button stopped work


TURN ON CAMERA. SEE IF THERE IS A MESSAGE. NOW, TURN OFF CAMERA. TAKE OFF LENS. REPLACE LENS- MAKE SURE YOU HEAR A "CLICK" TURN ON CAMERA AND TRY AGAIN. OK?

Mar 03, 2009 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Casio camera does not focus and now the lens moves out but the screen no longer comes on, and reads lens error


Hey shelldawg,
This is a common problem with point and shoot digital cameras caused by something obstructing the movement of the lens. The first thing I would try is blowing some compressed air into the side of the lens to try and dislodge whatever might be obstructing the movement of the lens. If this doesn't work you could try putting the camera on a flat surface with the lens pointed up while holding the shutter button in, and while doing this turn on the power. What this sometimes does is force the lens to move which sometimes will force the lens back into alignment. If neither of these options work I would have the camera looked at by an authorized service technician. I hope this helps!

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Lens Movement (Retraction)


Sounds like you might have bumped the lens. In for repair is your best bet

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