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My camera has a delayed response when I push the shutter button down to snap a picture-it takes 3-4 seconds and then the moment is gone! Another problem I have is the pictures moniter are blurry. Also, the battery life in the camera is extremely short. I charge them on a regular basis. (My daughter threw the camera on the floor in a rage)is there any way the camera can be fixed or will it cost just as much to buy a new, better one?

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Re: My camera has a delayed response when I push the...

Well if it stills under warranty u can send to tre repair centre and they will fix for free, but remember it´s pretty normal for that cameras to just eat batteries, the best u can do on that is buy the most powerful recharchable batteries.

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I just purchased a Kodak Eastshare c182 and I would like to know how to take time delayed pictures.


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Using the self-timer
Use the self-timer when you want to be included in a picture, or to ensure a steady
Shutter button press. Place the camera on a tripod or flat surface.
1 In any picture-taking mode, press the Info button to turn on the shortcut icons.
2 Press to highlight the self-timer icon. Press to choose a setting:
10 seconds- A picture is taken after a 10-second delay (so you have time
to get into the scene).
2 seconds- A picture is taken after a 2-second delay (for a steady, shutter
release on a tripod).
2 shot- The first picture is taken after a 10-second delay. A second picture
is taken 8 seconds later.
3 Compose the scene. Press the Shutter button halfway, then completely down.
The camera takes the picture/pictures after the delay.
Use the same procedure to take a 2- or 10-second self-timer video, but press the
Shutter button completely down.

Mar 18, 2011 | Digital Cameras

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Delay of picture taking

This is normal behavior for most compact point&shoot cameras, especially one of such vintage. You can eliminate some (though not all) of the delay by pressing the shutter release button halfway to meter and focus, then press the button all the way at the peak moment.

Jun 03, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

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How do you delay the shutter so you can be in the

Press "Func." button. Scroll up or down to "Drive Mode". Scroll to the right to the icon showing "10" for 10 seconds (the other is 2 seconds). Press "Func" again. Put the camera on a table or chair (best/safest to use a tripod). Press the shutter, and get in the picture!!!

Apr 02, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

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Long delay from the time I push down on the button to take the picture and the actual picture is there anyway to speed that up

Pre-focus by pressing the shutter button half-way until the camera beeps, then press the rest of the way when the moment is right.

Dec 18, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera

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When I push the shutter button down, it takes 3 to 4 seconds before the shutter opens to snap the picture. What's with that ?

You need to press the shutter button half-way and allow the camera to lock in the focus before pressing the rest of the way.

Dec 14, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

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There is a delay from when I push the button to take a pic and the actual pic of a second maybe. How to get pic in the moment?

The delay is caused by the flash charging. Put the camera in Program mode (P on your dial). This is similar to Auto, but you can turn off the flash. Press the button with the lightning bolt by it until you see the same icon but with a slash through it in your LCD screen.

Now keep in mind taking pictures this way will often result in blurry pictures because you're overiding both the Autofocus (by pushing all the way down on the shutter instead of first half way), and the flash (you may need to keep the camera extra steady in low light situations).

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Delayed shutter

Shutter lag is a universal problem with digital cameras...more so with the point-and-shoots than the slr types. To avoid the problem, press the shutter button half-way to lock in the focus then press the rest of the way when the moment is right and you will get no shutter lag.

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Sony DSC H-5 Camera slow response time

There is a diaphram between the shutter button and the shutter that does the focus. Pushing the button half way down pre-focuses and then the picture is instantanious. If the diaphram is broken it take a while before the shutter takes the picture. One of the AA batteries may be defective so try another set and see if that is better. There is also a slight possibility that the secondary battery (hidden within the camera) has gone bad.

May 27, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5 Digital Camera

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Delay in taking pictures

Shutter release button has two positions. Auto focus function activate first when u press butten halfway(u can see a focus indicator icon with beep sound).Now if u press it some more, camera will take snap at earliest .So pl confirm the subject to be focused by keeping the button half way pressed then press it some more at the right moment.Also cancel the red eye reduction function when u r using flash because it creates more delay .

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Miss all the action shots with this camera

The longest part of the shutter delay is caused by the autofocus mechanism. Most cameras will let you press the button half-way down and wait until the autofocus is locked. Then wait for the action to occur. When you press the button the remaining distance, there will be a shutter delay of about 0.2 seconds before the picture is taken. Using that technique will let you capture action shots. There is no way to improve shutter delay on any particular camera. The newer digital cameras are showing improvement in this area. Some are achieving autofocus lock in 0.4 seconds and shutter delay of an additional 0.1 seconds.

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