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I have to press the shutter button twice on my t70 to take a picture. The first time the shutter closes and then the second time it opens and then the film winds. It is on manual and program mode. Will my pictures turn out blurry and if so how can i fix this?

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Open the file door and check to see if the shutter blades look uneven, like they might have been pushed out of track. Sometimes it's simple to re-track them - other times it'll have to go to a repair shop. Another cause is the film motor wears out and has to be replaced - a job for the repair shop.

Posted on Nov 19, 2006

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SOURCE: AE-1Problems... Advance lever, Shutter, and more.

This happened to me to both the Canon's I had. I found out it was a dead battery. Once I replaced those it worked fine. The battery is hidden under the hand grip which can be taken off using a coin in the screw slot.

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Posted on Nov 24, 2007

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SOURCE: shutter stuck

not sure about the 'BC', but the shutter problem is most likely due to shutter oil leakage. do you see some shiny black oil on the edges of the shutter blinds? i've had this happen to me once and the repair shop managed to clean it. seems like a problem that bugs Canon EOS cams. Replacing the shutter would most definitely cost more than the value of the camera, so you might want to try this

http://photonotes.org/articles/oily-shutter/

Posted on Apr 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Is our Canon T70 dead?

It sounds like the motor is locked up. The gears under the bottom of the camera may have gotten sluggish from dried out lubrication. You can take the bottom off to see if the gears are able to turn freely or check with a local camera repair shop.

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SOURCE: The shutter on my canon a-1 seems to be stuck.

If you opened the bottom you saw the magnet that holds the shutter /mirror mechanism closed- sometimes it and the lever it holds get dirt or corrosion on them and won't hold the lever when you **** the shutter? it can also be the battery is not dead, but not enough voltage to supply enough power to hold lever.

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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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.
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  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.
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Self-timer with auto flash
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Below image shows Timer Icon in your DSC-T70 camera.

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Canon t70


Honestly, I just got a T70 on ebay for $15. Sounds like it's time to move on. I had an AE-1 for over 10 years but it just wasn't working and one has to weigh the cost of repair, the cost to replace it or upgrade to a modest digital camera.

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Taking a photo of the family, delaying the camera until I can get into the shot.


Sure, follow these steps...
  • Set everyone in an even composition, close together, maybe some standing, some sitting, whatever strikes you as a good picture.
  • Put the camera on a tripod or other tall article
  • Press the Mountain/Macro/Timer button until the (clock/timer) icon is displayed on the viewer. The button to press is just above the MF (Manual Focus letters)
  • Press the shutter button all the way down to activate the timer.
    • Press once for ten-second delay
    • Press twice for three-second delay
    • Press a third time to stop the timer
  • Jump into the shot! =)
The lamp next to the lens will start to blink and continue until one second before the picture is taken. The lamp will then stay solid during the last second to warn about the picture being taken.

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