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THE TURNER IS ON GREEN ICON. I SWITCH CAMERA ON. I PUSH THE SHUTTER BUTTON TO TAKE A PICTURE. THE FLASH RELEASE UPWARDS CORRECTLY IN FULL. HOWEVER. ON THE DIGITAL DISPLAY, IT NOW REFLECTS ERROR 05. IF YOU NOW PUSH THE SHUTTER BUTTON AGAIN, IT CLICKS THREE TIMES, REFLECTING THE SAME ERROR CODE 05 WITHOUT TAKING ANY PICTURE. IF YOU NOW PUSH THE SHUTTER BUTTON AGAIN, IT DOES NOTHING. PLEASE ASSIST WITH ADVICE TO FIX THIS PROBLEM

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Error 05 is not uncommon with the Canon Digital Rebel XT camera.

On front on the right hand side under the flash there is a small prong which is connected to a switch that monitors if the flash is released. This switch often is sticking slightly, i.e not fully popping out on flash release. Try working this little switch manually & blowing it with compressed air perhaps, to see if you can free its movement up.

I hope that helps.

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I turn on the camera but all I get is the photo I took need to know how to take a picture


Just press the button.
Just kidding.
With most digital cameras is should be easy. Look if you can find a dail with logo's. When you find one, and there is a little green logo that looks like a photo camera you are half way. Put the dail on the green camera logo. This is where the camera works automatic. you don't need to know anything about focus, aperture shutter time. nothing of that all. 99% of all the pictures you take will be ok. If there is no green loge, try if you can find a menu after you switched on the camera. Try to find a mode and in mode automatic.
Then is the camera is on, and you can see anything that is in front of the camera on the screen or in a view finder, try to push the shutter release button half. (most camera's do have a button on the top right of the housing) With some luck you can see the camera work to get the picture is focus. When the picture is in focus, you can push the shutter release button down complete. keep it there till the camera gives a noise.
That should be enough to make a picture. If you know how to make a picture you can start to concentrate on what you want in the picture. Then you can try to test if you can zoom and frame a picture before you press the button.
Perhaps I could have given more correct answers if I had known what type of camera you have.
Brand and type would be fine. And then what you already knew.

Who knows can I help you to become the next winner of the foto reward of the century?

Nov 15, 2013 | Sony Cameras

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I have a Panasonic DMC FZ 28 which is about 2 years old. The issue I am facing is that when I used to click a picture I had to push the button down slightly and when a green icon appeared on the screen the...


Most likely the button needs servicing. It happens often with many cameras. Of course you could try RESET from the setup menu, but I doubt that will help. I have repaired and replaced a lot of shutter release buttons on cameras - they really use to brake this way.

Jan 24, 2011 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

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Don't know what buttons on back of camera are for.


Besides the auto-flash mode, you can select fill flash, flash off, self-timer, and nighttime-view with or without flash.
Press the MODE-SELECTOR BUTTON until the desired indicator appears on the LCD PANEL.
c3015.gif Fill flash and flash off modes remain selected after you take the picture. To cancel the selection, press the mode-selection button or close and reopen the lens cover/flash to return to the auto-flash mode.
Fill flash
c3014.gif When bright light indoors or outdoors comes from behind the subject (backlighting), dark shadows (especially on faces) may occur. Use fill flash to lighten these shadows.
  1. Open the LENS COVER/FLASH to raise the flash and to turn the camera ON.
  2. Press the MODE-SELECTOR BUTTON repeatedly until the FILL-FLASH INDICATOR appears on the LCD PANEL.
  3. Frame your subject within the VIEWFINDER EYEPIECE.
  4. Partially depress the SHUTTER BUTTON. When the FLASH/CAMERA-READY LAMP turns off and the fill-flash indicator on the LCD panel stops blinking, fully depress the shutter button to take the picture.
Flash off
c3013.gif When you do not want to use the flash, especially indoors where flash is prohibited, such as in theaters and museums, or when you want to take twilight scenes or distant subjects that are beyond the flash range, or capture the ambiance of existing light, use the flash-off feature. Use a tripod or place the camera on another firm support, and use high-speed film because the shutter speed in these situations will most likely be slow.
  1. Open the LENS COVER/FLASH to raise the flash and to turn the camera ON.
  2. Press the MODE-SELECTOR BUTTON repeatedly until the FLASH-OFF INDICATOR appears on the LCD PANEL.
  3. Frame your subject within the VIEWFINDER EYEPIECE.
  4. Press the SHUTTER BUTTON to take the picture.
Self-timer with auto flash
c3016.gif Use this feature to include yourself in pictures.
  1. Use the TRIPOD SOCKET to attach the camera to a tripod or place it on another firm support.
  2. Open the LENS COVER/FLASH to raise the flash and to turn the camera ON.
  3. Press the MODE-SELECTOR BUTTON repeatedly until the SELF-TIMER INDICATOR appears on the LCD PANEL.
  4. Frame your subject within the VIEWFINDER EYEPIECE.
  5. Press the SHUTTER BUTTON. The SELF-TIMER LAMP will glow and then blink during the last three seconds of countdown.
    • To cancel the self-timer selection before the shutter releases, close the flash.
    • The self-timer automatically turns off after the shutter releases.
Night-view with flash
c3012.gif In this mode, the camera balances the flash and existing light exposure so you can take beautiful pictures of people at sunset or at night. Use a tripod or place the camera on another firm support, and use high-speed film because the shutter speed at night will most likely be slow.
  1. Open the LENS COVER/FLASH to raise the flash and to turn the camera ON.
  2. Press the MODE-SELECTOR BUTTON repeatedly until the NIGHTTIME-VIEW INDICATOR with flash appears on the LCD PANEL.
  3. Frame your picture in the VIEWFINDER EYEPIECE.
  4. Press and hold the SHUTTER BUTTON for 12 seconds without lifting your finger. Note: If you remove your finger from the shutter button before 12 seconds, the shutter will time out immediately.
  5. After 12 seconds, release the shutter button to take the picture.
Night-view without flas
c3011.gif In this mode, you can capture the natural existing light of city-night scenes or fireworks at night. Use a tripod or place the camera on another firm support, and use high-speed film because the shutter speed at night will most likely be slow.
  1. Open the LENS COVER/FLASH to raise the flash and to turn the camera ON.
  2. Press the MODE-SELECTOR BUTTON repeatedly until the NIGHTTIME-VIEW INDICATOR without flash appears on the LCD PANEL.
  3. Frame your picture in the VIEWFINDER EYEPIECE.
  4. Press and hold the SHUTTER BUTTON for 12 seconds without lifting your finger. Note: If you remove your finger from the shutter button before 12 seconds, the shutter will time out immediately.
  5. After 12 seconds, release the shutter button to take the picture.

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Screen black in all lighting. Icons and menu show and can view photos already on card, but screen black in all modes. Can take picture, but it is also black. Lens cover is open. Nikon Coolpix 4600. Thanks...


Hello, I went and researched a few points in the manual and hope this helps to some extent. If this doesn't help, try resetting your camera by removing the batteries for 30 seconds, then reinstalling them and turning on the camera again.
Monitor is blank:
• Camera is off.
• Batteries are not correctly inserted or battery-chamber
cover is not properly latched.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• EH-62B AC adapter (available separately) is not properly
connected.
• Camera is in sleep mode. Press shutter-release button
halfway.
• Monitor is off.
• USB cable is connected.
• AV/Video cable is connected


No picture is taken when shutter release button is pressed:


• Camera is in playback mode.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• Red (!) lamp flickers: flash is charging.
• Green (AF) lamp flickers: camera unable to focus.
• Message "CARD IS NOT FORMATTED" appears in
monitor: memory card is not formatted for use in your
camera.
• Message "OUT OF MEMORY" appears in monitor:
insufficient memory to record picture at current Image
mode setting.

Dec 02, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

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Screen black in all lighting. Icons and Menu show but screen otherwise black in all modes. Can view photos on card. Can take a picture, but it is also black. Lens cover is open. Nikon Coolpix 4600. Thanks...


Hello, I went and researched a few points in the manual and hope this helps to some extent. If this doesn't help, try resetting your camera by removing the batteries for 30 seconds, then reinstalling them and turning on the camera again. 
Monitor is blank: 
• Camera is off.
• Batteries are not correctly inserted or battery-chamber
cover is not properly latched.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• EH-62B AC adapter (available separately) is not properly
connected.
• Camera is in sleep mode. Press shutter-release button
halfway.
• Monitor is off.
• USB cable is connected.
• AV/Video cable is connected


No picture is taken when shutter release button is pressed:

• Camera is in playback mode.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• Red (!) lamp flickers: flash is charging.
• Green (AF) lamp flickers: camera unable to focus.
• Message "CARD IS NOT FORMATTED" appears in
monitor: memory card is not formatted for use in your
camera.
• Message "OUT OF MEMORY" appears in monitor:
insufficient memory to record picture at current Image Mode selection.

Dec 02, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

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Nikon d40x shutter problem


May be a weak subject to focus or the flash is not ready when you press the button.

Set the camera to auto(green) mode.Try it with a contrast bright subject for as many time as possible.
If the problem persists turn off the camera and reset the camera using the button near usb connection.

Then go to seller for replacement.

Mar 17, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Shutter wont' release


Well either the relase switch has failed or another projection device has stalled it. Check through you menu of the back screen to be sure and then call Pentax technical support on thier web site.

May 27, 2007 | Pentax Optio 30 Digital Camera

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My camera wont click (take pictures)


try replacing the batteries with new ones, and if it persists you should contact casio customer support. hopefully you're still within the warranty period, because they will over charge even on minor repairs(they all do). there is a problem with the shutter mechanism, either electronic in nature, or mechanical. the click you're hoping to hear is the shutter release, and its not releasing. give them a call, get a repair estimate, and if its too high try finding a repair person with good hands that wants to have a go at it. nothing but good luck ;]

Apr 09, 2006 | Casio Exilim EX-Z50 Digital Camera

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