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Camera delay After each picture is taken, there is a delay before the hourglass comes on the screen and it saves the image. The screen then goes black before it is finally ready to take another image.

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Thats OK- the processor has to collect the image process it and then write it to memory. How long this takes various from camera to camera depend in the the Magapixel size- the ASA setting and other factors.

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On the easyshare m575 what does the self timer/burst feature do?

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Time to get yourself into the picture. Place camera on a tripod or flat surface.

(2-second delay) it will have a 2 on it

Allows for a steady, auto-shutter release on a tripod.

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Flash forced has like 2 folders in front of the camera

Camera takes up to 8 pictures (2 per second) while the Shutter button is held. The first 8 are saved. (Capture an expected event e.g., baseball swing)

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Flash forced off. it has 2 folders behind the camera

Camera takes up to 30 pictures (2 per second up to 15 seconds) while the Shutter button is held. When the shutter button is released, only the last 8 pictures are saved. (Capture an event when the precise timing is uncertain e.g., a child blowing out birthday candles.)

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My camera switches itself off straight after I have taken a picture, and the picture does not save. Any help would be much appreciated, Kirsty

Sounds like weak batteries. Possibly a bad battery. May look good till called on then voltage drops fast. Cam goes off, before saving image. Replace batteris.

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1. how do I reset to the camera default settings (Coolpix S3000) 2. When taking a picture, there is a 5-7 second delay before the pic is displayed on the camera viewing screen - -why?

The delay time from the instant the pictures is taken to the time it's displayed on your LCD is probably due to the image size/quality. Your camera has been set to make the maximum quality of picture suitable for printing which is not a bad thing. It's giving you the best performance it can. You don't have to wait for the picture to load to the LCD before taking another picture as the camera will temporary store the images in what is called a buffer while it's writing to the memory card. It's possible you could have up to a 5 or 6 image burst from that camera. If you want to default to factory settings. Turn the control dial to set up and
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Dec 28, 2010 | Nikon Cameras

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Blank screen when taking a picture

Yes it is. Press the DISP button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the screen on and off to save batteries.

Jun 12, 2010 | Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

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Using self timer on my digital camera

1 In any Still mode, tap Settings to open the Settings
2 Tap Self-Timer/Burst repeatedly, until the desired
Self-timer icon appears at the bottom of the LCD:
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, auto-shutter release on a
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.

Apr 29, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare V1073 Digital Camera

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Delay when taking picture.

The delay is absolutely normal. When you press the button to take a picture, the camera takes its 1-3 seconds to focus on the image, prepare the flash. Once that's done, the camera "clicks" and the photograph is taken.

Happy shooting!

Jul 22, 2008 | Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

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Delayed preview image

Sounds like you accidentally pressed the DISP button on the back (it manually turns the LCD screen on and off to save batteries). Turn the camera on and press the DISP button once. Hopefully that should fix it.

Mar 24, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera

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Auto reset following each picture shot

Well most digital cameras are not equipped to allow to take a lot of action photos or just snap off various pictures of the same subject in a relatively short time. The models which are ill-equipped require more time between shots to save the image to the memory card. Just imagine the time it takes to save something on a disk. Keep in mind that the burst mode allows temporary storage of images. This way, you could take as many pictures as you can in no time. With the Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera, you can expect to find a shutter speed of 1/1000 to 8 seconds. One more camera feature include a Self-Timer mode, which provides a three- or 10-second delay between the time the Shutter button is pressed and the time the image is actually captured... Good luck!

Oct 23, 2005 | Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

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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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