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When I try to make a picture the camera wont releae the shutter. This is a new Problem and I cant figure out why its happening because the camera is well maintained.

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  • Marvo2 May 11, 2010

    Hi, Is the camera set on one of the manual functions? There are a couple that can lock the shutter open for long exposure.. If so set it back to auto and try that..

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The shutter button features a two-stage action. shutter_button.gif Pressing Halfway Pressing halfway automatically sets the exposure, focus and white balance.
The indicators light or blink as follows.
Upper Indicator
" Green: Metering complete (two beeps sound)
" Orange: Flash will fire
" Blinking Orange: Camera shake warning / Insufficient exposure
Lower Indicator
" Yellow: Macro Mode / Manual Focus
" Blinking Yellow: Focusing difficulty* (single beep sounds)
* When the indicator blinks yellow, lock the focus before shooting.

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I have the same problem - it wont take pictures in auto focus mode but will in manual focus?? Help!!

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Upper Indicator
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* When the indicator blinks yellow, lock the focus before shooting.

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