When i turn on my camera, impossible to take any picture, i think its some lens inside don't want to be open and i can't take anymore pictures, ican see all of the information on the lcd but about the picture to take, its all black and when i take some picture its also black, like something wrong with the lens but it don'tgive me any error information, i tried to bang it slowly on the left like i read on internet, apparently it works for some but not for me and my camera is not on warranty now. I also try to refresh the camera with driver update..... nothing again.... i try to make a camera test from my computer, test success but no result... Please help me.....
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Re: big problem with a95
This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
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hi.if you are telling both viewfinder and lcd are blank or black the problem is in the shutter that you found inside of the lens are not open.sometimes the cuase of this are humidity or moist goin inside of the shutter thats why it will not work properly or stuck up.if your camera still under warranty its better bring to service free and for sure this will cover and free of chargebut if not and you have knowdledge repairing electronics you can open your camera and adjust the shutter from lens unit.by the way try also to reset your camera to default setting maybe it will help you.
A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help:
It's impossible to turn the camera off. Only way is take out the battery.
No button warks, but I can change the shooting mode and turn playback, but I can't change the image in playback mode.
Please, help me to solve this problem.
I think, the camera needs to be restarted, but how to do that?
Thanks a lot.
If the lens is buzzing and followed by an "E18" or "lens error" message then the lens will need to be replaced. If no message appears you may just have flat batteries or even a single bad battery can cause this. Try getting some good quality disposable batteries specifically for digital cameras. If all is well with the new ones, invest in a new set of rechargeables.
As simple as this may sound, have you cleaned the lens lately? A lot of image quality deterioration comes from a finger print or other smudge on the lens. Digital cameras are succeptable to even the smallest gunk on the lens. Because the lens element is very tiny, use a cotton swab with a drop of lens cleaner (or isopropyl alcohol) to thouroughly clean and dry the lens. If it isn't a dirty lens, check your file-size and flash settings.