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Camera will not advance to allow to take next pic

A few weeks ago I noticed that after I took a picture, the LCD screen would show black and not allow you to take the next picture. If I turn it off it will come back on and be ready to shoot(I can see the objects in front of me). I fooled around with some of the setting, but can't figure out what's wrong. I am not real good with digital cameras.

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  • trosenvall May 12, 2009

    Camera often turns black after taking a picture. It will sometimes come back after turning the camera on and off, but it is getting worse. Sometimes there are lines in the photo, and when I tried taking a picture outside the other day it was mostly white. I have tried resetting the settings, but that didn't help.

  • rachel23 May 22, 2009

    I had the same problem with my camera for a while, the screen would turn black after taking one picture and any picture i tried to take after that would just be black. I tried messing with my camera a lot and after a while it stopped doing that and i was able to take pictures normally again. Now, however, the camera won't turn on at all anymore even after the battery has been recharged. When i put the battery in, the green light next to the screen does blink but the camera won't do anything after that. Does this indicate a problem with the battery or the camera itself?

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If you don’t find a solution you may want to try fixityourself123@gmail.com. He was able to give me some great advice and he has used parts in good condition and at a good price. It worked for me.

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