Easter Sunday afternoon my camera was heavily used. When I got home, I found that I was not getting a preview image before I pressed the "take picture" button. When I press the button the flash works and the picture is taken, then the "preview" image appears. I need to know how to restore the image preview before the picture is taken.
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Re: Delayed preview image
Sounds like you accidentally pressed the DISP button on the back (it manually turns the LCD screen on and off to save batteries). Turn the camera on and press the DISP button once. Hopefully that should fix it.
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did you save the pictures into the card and not the cameras memory?
If you plug the card into your pc with a card reader you can have a look inside and also there are file recovery programs available if the card has gotten corrupt but the pictures where saved in it so it can be saved. but if no pictures are saved into the card then tehre is noting to recover,
Using the camera:
Your phone has a flash to help you to take pictures in different
lighting environments. The flash is on by default, but you can turn it
off or use the automatic setting. To set the desired mode when using the
camera, select Options > Flash and Flash off, Flash
on or Automatic.
Fast viewing with memory card
To view your images and video clips quicker, use your memory card
as the main memory for storing them.
In the camera application, select Options > Settings
> Image / video storage > Memory card.
Capture and send
You can send the picture immediately after you have taken it when
you are previewing it. To display a picture immediately after you take
it, select Options > Settings > Image preview
time and the preview time. During the preview time, select Back
to take another picture, or Send to send the picture as a
Print your images
Your phone supports Nokia XpressPrint to print images that
are in .jpg format. To print your pictures, connect your phone to a
compatible printer using a data cable or send the image by Bluetooth to a
printer supporting Bluetooth technology. Select the image you want to
print from the Gallery, and when viewing the picture, select Options
This means Exposure Simulation. It gives you an idea of the result you will get with your exposure settings on your preview lcd. More explanation can be found here:
Batch printing all images in camera memory while the camera's album generator feature is enabled, will cause such duplicate printing.
This is because the album generator creates two images in camera memory: the normal image and a preview image. Batch printing all images will result in the camera printing both the normal image and the preview image.
What you should do
- Use the camera's DPOF settings to specify the images you want to print. Using DPOF is very simple, and it eliminates the problem of double prints.
* See the User's Guide for details about DPOF image settings, specifying the number of copies, date stamping, etc.
- The album generation feature also has a delete function for deleting generated album data, so you could also delete the album before batch printing.