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Camera takes to long to snap pictures

When you tke picture of action shot does not get it.

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Put the camera on full auto. It will determine the fastest shutter speed and appropriate aperture and adjust the ISO. Take a shot outside on a nice day. It should perform very quickly, almost instantly. Now try a point and shoot at Costco or Best Buy. If yours is really slow donate it and buy one that satisfies you. Years ago I bought the hottest 8 MP camera when it came out and hated it. One graduation shot had my daughter walking off the stage when I had pre-focused the shot before the presentation. Grrr!!! That was too much for me so I suggest giving it away to someone and getting happy with a new one.

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This is a common situation with many compact point&shoot cameras. This is because before the camera can take the picture it must focus, meter the light to set the exposure, and more. Bigger, more expensive cameras have more hardware to help eliminate this "shutter lag."

You can anticipate the action. Press the shutter button halfway to focus and meter. Hold the shutter button there until the peak of the action and then press it the rest of the way. This will eliminate much of the shutter lag.

Posted on Aug 23, 2012

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SOURCE: Casio Exlim--camera

Try resetting your camera. In your picture taking mode press MENU. Go to the SETUP tab and go up until you see RESET. Press your right arrow and make sure reset is highlighted and press set. If that doesn't work the Call the repairs center at 800-706-2534 and then keep choosing option 1.

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SOURCE: no picture display when taking shot. Blank pictures produced when shot taken.

Solution:
Ebay has used cameras (DX4530) for about $75.00 with shipping. Kodak's repair service for these cameras is done by mailing in the camera -- and the baseline starting price is about $140.
I'm planning to go to Ebay and buying from a seller with a good track record and reputation.

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SOURCE: My photos just show up white when I take pictures with my S730

Have you tried reformatting it? That's fixed some problems with mine, you could try that and see if it works

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SOURCE: Have a EOS 450D When I take a picture it says busy for a good 1

Switch to Shutter Prioriy (S) and set the shutter speed to what you want it should be at least 1/60th of a second.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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My s203 camera wont take a picture. every time i try to take a picture, the flash indicator light flashes and the picture won't take


Hi , disable flash and try to tke picture.
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Contact Nikon service station.
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2 problems. I have the Coolpix L100. Sometimes my photos are blurry and also. there is a delay when I snap a photo which isnt good when trying to get action photos.


With autofocus digital cameras, blurred photos are almost always a result of camera shake. You need to hold the camera still even after pressing the button, as there is often a short delay before the shutter fires.

Many digital cameras have a two-stage shutter press- first pressure causes the camera to focus, then the follow through pressure takes the picture. If you are rushing this, you may get unfocussed shots.

If you take lots of action pictures, you will have to work on a technique of partially pressing the shutter to get focus in anticipation of the shot (perhaps focussing on where the action will occur), then holding it part-pressed until the moment you want to capture. This is really no more of a problem than setting an anticipatory focus on a manual focussing film camera use to be. Some more complex digital cameras will allow you to turn off auto focus and focus manually.

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I press the button to take the picture but it takes about 5 or more seconds before the camera snaps the shot


That's about par for a moving subject. After you press the shutter button, the camera has to focus, meter the exposure, estimate the color balance, and more. You can reduce the so-called "shutter lag" by anticipating the action, pressing the shutter button halfway to focus and meter, then pressing the button the rest of the way when the action peaks.

One of the myriad advantages of higher-end (and higher-cost) cameras is the speed with which they respond.

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I CANNOT TAKE PICTURES WITH MY CYBER-SHOT DSC-W35... HELP!!!


Check Mode-Dial of camera. it has set on Movie mode. Select Auto mode to take snaps. this idea is for cysber-shot camera.

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Shutter Speed


Two things to try, 1) The release button is a two stage process. Pushing the release button 1/2 way allows the camera to focus on the subject. It needs a few milli-seconds to do this. A full depress releases the shutter, but it you don't allow the camera to focus, things get messed up.

2) Holding a camera of this type with outstretched arms is a sure way to get poor shots. I use my Fuji S5000 with the viewfinder rather than the LCD display for framing shots just like I was using an SLR/DSLR

Mar 01, 2008 | DXG Technology DXG-608 Digital Camera

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Not able to tke pictures


turn off and turn on the camera. then try to put force on the lens. once you hear a snap do the same with the second lens. then turn it on. if it does not work take it to the store as to which you bought it from

Feb 06, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Canon Powershot A75


I move the control dial on top of the camera from AUTO to the running figure for action shots, but there is still some delay - you need to snap the photo just *before* the shot is perfect

Dec 13, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

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Auto reset following each picture shot


Well most digital cameras are not equipped to allow to take a lot of action photos or just snap off various pictures of the same subject in a relatively short time. The models which are ill-equipped require more time between shots to save the image to the memory card. Just imagine the time it takes to save something on a disk. Keep in mind that the burst mode allows temporary storage of images. This way, you could take as many pictures as you can in no time. With the Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera, you can expect to find a shutter speed of 1/1000 to 8 seconds. One more camera feature include a Self-Timer mode, which provides a three- or 10-second delay between the time the Shutter button is pressed and the time the image is actually captured... Good luck!

Oct 23, 2005 | Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

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Miss all the action shots with this camera


The longest part of the shutter delay is caused by the autofocus mechanism. Most cameras will let you press the button half-way down and wait until the autofocus is locked. Then wait for the action to occur. When you press the button the remaining distance, there will be a shutter delay of about 0.2 seconds before the picture is taken. Using that technique will let you capture action shots. There is no way to improve shutter delay on any particular camera. The newer digital cameras are showing improvement in this area. Some are achieving autofocus lock in 0.4 seconds and shutter delay of an additional 0.1 seconds.

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