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10 secs to store pictures

I don't know what I changed but it takes 10 seconds to store the picture b4 I can take another one. It didn't use to do this.

day time pictures are grainy with lots of noise when light is not bright but still good.

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Sounds like a weak battery or a card that is nearly full.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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How do I set the self-timer on to take a picture with me in it?


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I wanna take a picture but i dont know how to make the camara wait 10 sec before it takes the picture


Hi,

Self-timer shooting:

This function lets you take pictures using the self-timer.
Fix the camera securely on a tripod for self-timer shooting. This function is useful for taking
pictures when you want to be included in the photograph.

1 Select [ON], and press Z.
2 Press the shutter button fully to
take the picture.
• Pressing the shutter button halfway
locks the focus and exposure.
• The self-timer lamp lights for
approximately 10 seconds, then starts
blinking. After blinking for approximately
2 seconds, the picture is taken.
• To stop shooting while in n mode,
press the shutter button fully again.
• To cancel the self-timer, press Z.
• The self-timer mode is automatically canceled after one shot.

Note:
• If sequential shooting is attempted in self-timer mode, the camera shoots 5
frames at most regardless of the setting.


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There is a long delay taking pictures


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SELF TIMER Z760


Here's how it works.

Press the Menu button. (Some settings are unavailable in some modes.)
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Press the OK button.
Press the Menu button to exit the menu.
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  • Jump in the shot! =)
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