Have been using the GS1022C in my Canon 20D SLR in a week without any problems. Suddenly the camera reported an error, and since then I haven't been able to read the drive on my computer. Is there any way I can save my holiday pictures?
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Prior to models made in 2007 or later, no SLR camera (film or digital) was able to let you compose the picture before shooting it other than through the optical viewfinder. SLRs are different in this respect from compact digital cameras. You will only be able to review your pictures on the LCD after they are taken.
The sensor in most digital SLR cameras has an aspect ratio of 2 to 3. This is based on the aspect ratio of the film used in 35mm film SLRs, which was 24 x 36 mm. This works fine when you print on 4 x 6 paper (a 2 to 3 ratio), but not on 8 x 10 (which is a 4 to 5 ratio). Something has to be cropped in order to fit. You can't change the physical size of the sensor in the camera, so you will have to allow for some cropping if you are going to have your images printed on 8 x 10 paper.
For information, the 8 x 10 size became popular when many portrait photographers used large format 4 x 5 cameras. This obviously can fit perfectly on 8 x 10 paper without cropping.
take out battery for a few mins and that resets the
error, well it worked. or Before I reset it, take off the lens and
put it back on. i heard that some have problems with the lexar cards. http://www.lexar.com/support/cust_advisory.html in short, format the card every so offten in the camera and see if that fixes it. also try a firmware upgrade if your 20D has highest version get this at canon website
check your firmware version and update if necessary. Usually you get the "busy" message when your camera is writing to the card and it's possible the card isn't quite right - a format should fix it. Alternatately you might try a different CF card to see if the problem goes away. Good luck!