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Flash goes off on it own. No viewing possible on screen Auto focus not working or intermittantly Sometimes shutter does not work All of the above happening at the same time. Battery is fully charged

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Your Nikon Coolpix 3200 Digital Camera is equipped with a AF assist illuminator which makes focus easier when shooting in darker situations.

In spite of that, on occasion, it is quite possible that the camera will fail to achieve sharp auto-focus.

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When you press the shutter halfway down the camera attempts to focus, but if it shows red brackets it implies that the focus has not been achieved.
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Release the shutter, press halfway through again and wait for a focus lock.

The sensor on a P&S camera is very small (about 8-9x smaller in surface area compared to DSLRs)
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These are technical limitations which are not specific to your camera but common to all cameras in the same segment across various camera manufacturers.

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