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Flashing viewscreen Having issues with my viewscreen, screen is flashing and I get a red light when I try to take pictures, and record movied

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When trying to take a picture or record a movie, the screen is a solid light pink.

try an sd card from another source. the format function of the camera should be used to prepare the sd card for the camera before you take pics with it. this may be a format issue with nintendo. format will erase all images on card, so save them first somewhere else.

Jun 14, 2013 | Digital Cameras

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How do i turn the flash off

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The FORCED OFF mode is the setting where flash is not activated in any recording condition. this mode used when taking pictures in places where the use of the flash is not permitted.

There are other 5 different mode/setting in using photo flash.

1. AUTO - flash automatically activated according to the recording condition.

2. AUTO/Red-eye reduction - flash is automatically activated according to the recording condition. It reduces the red-eye phenomenon by triggering the flash before actually recording the picture. After that, the flash is activated for actual recording again.

3. FORCED ON - use the when your subject is back-lit or under fluorescent light.

4. FORCED ON/Red-eye reduction - use this when you set the camera to PARTY MODE

5. Slow sync./Red-eye reduction - use this when you take pictures of people in front of a dark background.

I hope this solution will help you. Just send us you comments or suggestion if this solution was helpful.

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Apr 08, 2011 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8 Digital Camera

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My Sony Camera screen when i turn it on is white & has a pink line going diagonally through the screen

A multicolor vertical line may display on the camera LCD screen if there is glare on the subject being photographed. Avoid photographing very shiny surfaces that reflect excessive amount of light into the camera lens. Follow the procedure below to resolve this issue:
  1. Record the video or click the still pictures in a different lighting environment.
  2. On the camera, move the FOCUS AUTO/MANUAL switch to AUTO .
  3. Set the PLAY/STILL/MOVIE selector to MOVIE or STILL .
  4. Press the WHITE BALANCE button until the white balance is set to AUTO (no indicator).
  5. Record the video to new media.
  6. NOTE: If the issue is still unresolved after completing all of the troubleshooting steps, service may be required.

Aug 13, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

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When I try to record a motion picture there is no sound

audio recording is not available to all lumix. on dmc lz7, audio recording exists. if you don't get any sound when playing movie on your computer, try use a different video player or try install new audio/video codecs, espacially for mov/mp4 format

Jul 07, 2009 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera

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When shutter depressed "AF" and "SB" LED's flash

My camera's shutter will not depress all the way due to a red flash light coming up all the time in the Flash-Ready indicator lamp (refer to pag 28 in the Nikon manual). It can be full sun outside but it will not work due to the red flash light coming on.

A work around is to select a flash mode of 'cancel'.
There is a button toward the front of your camera called the flash mode button. Click that until you see strike mark on the flash icon of your monitor screen (see page 32 in the Nikon manual).

The camera must have a malfunction of determining the lighting so it always thinks you need to have a flash on the picture. Of course this is not 'fixing' the flash/lighting issue but you can take typical day pictures for now with this work around.

Dec 17, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 5400 Digital Camera

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Red light keeps blinking when I try and take a picture

actually the flash ckt is having problem that is the reason the red indicater blinks. you can take photographs with flash off mode,to solve this problem you will have to contact service centre

Dec 08, 2008 | Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera

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Check Mode-Dial of camera. it has set on Movie mode. Select Auto mode to take snaps. this idea is for cysber-shot camera.

May 28, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Picture Problem

Has this camara got Movie mode . If so is it selected to movie and not photo check your manual

May 06, 2007 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P73 Digital Camera

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No pictures recorded/black screen

it seems that shutter blades are stucked and are not working. when you say shutter is fully open i think you are talking about the lense cover, not the internal shutter assembly. the red light is the indication of OUT OF FOCUS SUBJECT OR FLASH NOT READY. if the shutter blades aare not open the camera would not be able to do the focusing and will flash the red light thus you would not get any image. contact the repairer.

Jun 20, 2006 | Kodak EasyShare LS443 Digital Camera

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