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My kodak ezshare z740

When taking a picture the timing is off i press the button and 2 sec later it takes the picture and i miss my shot

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Press the shutter button halfway to focus, then when the subject is in a pose you like press it fully to take the picture.  If you just press the button without stopping halfway, the camera needs to focus, that is most likely causing the delay.
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I just purchased a Kodak Eastshare c182 and I would like to know how to take time delayed pictures.


Manual:
http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/manuals/urg01041/C182_xUG_GLB_en.pdf

Page 11

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 | Cameras

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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On...


Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix


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Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On Then Turns Off right away?
Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Itself Off with new AA batteries in it?

Many of these Kodak EasyShare Z740 cameras that shuts off right away and will not stay on, will actually stay on if you select FAVORITES to view pictures, but just flash back and turn off if set to auto or camera mode. Try this.

If the lens cannot extend, the camera will turn itself off. You can try giving the camera a thump with the heel of your hand, but I would recommend servicing the camera rather than smashing a delicate digital instrument. After trying the steps below, a last chance alternative that works for some people is to grab and actually PULL the lens out as it tries to extend itself. Again, its delicate; if you can afford it, maybe pay for servicing before hitting and pulling on your camera.

However, before servicing your Kodak Z740 try this fix:

  1. Hold down the Time/Ascending Folder button (the button under OK on the circular panel)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.

If this doesn't work for your try this:

  1. Hold down the '>' button (the one that brings you to picture review)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.
If that doesn' t work, try again with the 'Trashcan' button, and ON/OFF button.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

on May 01, 2010 | Cameras

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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On...


Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix


473017b.jpg

Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On Then Turns Off right away?
Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Itself Off with new AA batteries in it?

Many of these Kodak EasyShare Z740 cameras that shuts off right away and will not stay on, will actually stay on if you select FAVORITES to view pictures, but just flash back and turn off if set to auto or camera mode. Try this.

If the lens cannot extend, the camera will turn itself off. You can try giving the camera a thump with the heel of your hand, but I would recommend servicing the camera rather than smashing a delicate digital instrument. After trying the steps below, a last chance alternative that works for some people is to grab and actually PULL the lens out as it tries to extend itself. Again, its delicate; if you can afford it, maybe pay for servicing before hitting and pulling on your camera.

However, before servicing your Kodak Z740 try this fix:

  1. Hold down the Time/Ascending Folder button (the button under OK on the circular panel)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.

If this doesn't work for your try this:

  1. Hold down the '>' button (the one that brings you to picture review)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.
If that doesn' t work, try again with the 'Trashcan' button, and ON/OFF button.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

on May 01, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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When I hit the take picture button, there is a delay before the actual picture takes. Is there a setting that I can adjust to take the picture instantly?


It's called "shutter lag". To overcome it press the shutter half-way and lock in the focus before pressing the rest of the way.

Dec 18, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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How do i got it on timer to take a pic


There is a function that looks like a clock.
Once selected the option press the picture button and you have x amount of time to get into the shot

Contact KODAK:
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=14563&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=3490

Nov 02, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare C913 Digital Camera

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Sony dsc-w55 takes at least 3.5 - 4 seconds to take a shot. I'm missing way too many shots. I have a 2 GB mem card in that's virtually empty. Ideas?


you should have turned on the timer!!!
at the back side of your cam near the lcd screen, you should be able to see a small button with the clock symbol on it.
press it when you are ready to take a shot.you will be able to see the time delay in taking the shots varying from 2 sec to 5 sec etc.
press it continuously until it comes to zero!!!

Oct 23, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

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Using timer


Kodak EasyShare C613

Changing picture-taking settings
You can change settings to get the best results from your camera.
1Press the Menu button.
2Press to highlight a setting, then press OK.
3Choose an option, then press OK.
■Press the Menu button to exit the menu.
NOTE: To better understand each menu option, use camera Help. Highlight a menu choice, then press the button. Some settings remain until you change them; others, until you change modes or turn off the camera. Some modes offer limited settings.Press Menu, , and OK to access settings
Options
Self-timer
10 seconds (default)—
so you have time to get into the scene.
2 seconds—
for a steady, auto-shutter release on a tripod.
2-shot—
one picture is taken after a 10-second delay. A second picture is taken 8 seconds later.
Exposure Compensation
Increase or decrease brightness before taking a picture. (Also see page 27.)
0.0, -0.5, -1.0, -1.5, -2.0, +0.5, +1.0, +1.5, +2.0



From: http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/manuals/urg00711/C613_UG_GLB_en.pdf

If this helps, please post a rating for me. Thanks!

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Apr 19, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

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Kodak Z740


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix
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Jan 03, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Dropped camera, SD card came out. Took 2 more pictures, camera turned off. Replaced batteries, camera turns on and then back off.


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

It may be a 'lens extending' problem, or it might be fixed with a combination of button presses to reset it while turning it on.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

Jan 03, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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