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Canon EOS Rebel G - The picture is cut in half

When I take the picture the output of the film is cut in half. Half of the portion is black and the other half has clear picture.

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Re: Canon EOS Rebel G - The picture is cut in half

I'm afraid this is almost certainly a shutter fault - the second curtain of the focal-plane shutter is getting stuck half-way across the film and therefore not shutting properly. The fact that the other half of each frame is OK makes me think that the second curtain is not sticking totally but just moving very slowly for half of its run, thus seriously overexposing that half of the film. This is a repair shop job - unless you want to try it yourself: it may be just some dirt stuck in the track the shutter curtain runs in, but a fair bit of skill is needed to get to it & clean it without damaging anything!

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If the camera still takes pictures that are readable on the memory card, but not visible on the screen then you may just have a LCD issue. If your pictures turn out black, then you have an optics issue. The LCD would be worth a repair - if it's an optics problem, you can still get a quote but it will likely run more than half the value of the camera.

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When taking a picture the film does not advance. It must be shut off and turned back on again. After developing those pictures, the top half of the picture is black indicating that the film is not...

if the film drive cogs are all ok then its the film advance drive gears on the motor drive striped or slipping,,you could test this by opening the camera and genteelly holding the film advance cogs with your finger and pressing the shutter if the film advance cogs stop turning then the drive gears are slipping or striped? this could be caused by the after load censer in the camera not censing the end of film roll and trying to get another frame out of it? like it read a 24ex as a 36ex but the censor faled to stop the motor drive winding on and that striped the gears

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Half of the picture is black on every picture.

If the affected photos were taken using a flash then you simply had the shutter speed set too high. The fastest shutter speed you may use when using flash is 1/90th of a second; with anything faster the second shutter curtain starts to travel across the film plane before the first one has fully crossed so only part of the negative is exposed.

If they were taken without flash then your camera has a faulty shutter assembly which must be replaced. It's not a DIY job, it's not cheap, and on a consumer grade 35mm SLR like any of the Rebel/EOS triple digit models it's usually not cost effective. Especially when there are millions of them lying unused and regularly available for next to nothing on auction websites and for absolutely nothing on FreeCycle/Freegle.

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How do you delete multiple pictures on my camera

I think you've listed this under the wrong category.

You cannot delete multiple pictures on a Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR unless you do it the same way as on ALL film cameras: remove the film and pull it all out of the film canister. But this destroys all images.

If you're asking how to do it on a digital camera the answer will depend upon the exact make and model and I respectfully suggest that you repost your question under the correct subject heading with the necessary details.

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After develop the pictures i found that some images are completely blank and the images are cut into half. Half develop and half not. what the cause of it?? thanks

Might be film coming loose when inserting in loading spool and skipping when winding forward after making a shot. Could try bending first 1/2" of film tongue before inserting in slot in windup spool so that it won't slip out and be sure film sprocket holes are engaged with film transport sprockets and a bit under tension when loading film before closing camera cover. Your 'half-frame' problem might be that you are shooting at a 'flash' shutter setting of 1/60 when not using flash.

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My Canon EOS Rebel 35mm SLR camera seems to be giving random pictures which are black half way down from the top. What can cause this?

One of the shutter blades is faulty or is being obstructed. Either that or you're using flash to take pictures but using too fast a shutter speed, most SLR's have a flash synch speed of 1/60 or 1/125 of a second.

The first problem will need a professional repair, but it may be a fairly straightforward one. The second problem would require that you read the user manual for both the camera and flashgun.

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Shutter problems?

You set the shutter speed at 90 when you are using with flash.If you set 125, then half frame would come

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