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Hand signal coming up when trying to take picture

I get a hand alert when I press the button for a picture, the camera beeps and doesn't take the photo

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The hand icon means you don't have enough light to take a hand-held photo. You need to either increase the light (take the photo in brighter light, such as outdoors in the sun), use flash, or a tripod.

Some cameras have a mode that will let you shoot anyway, but most people are not happy with the blurry photos they get when shooting when the camera warned them with the hand icon so you are better off not using that over-ride mode.

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sigswr50,

The vibration alert flashes when the lighting conditions are poor and the flash is turned off. You can still take pictures in this mode and if teh camera is well stable, the pictures will be sharp. In low light conditions like indoors, turn on the flash or set the camera to Auto mode.

sigswr50 and xenolette
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