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How do I change lens orientation on my F828?

It does'nt explain how in the manual. Is there a button or some kind of release? Or do you just man handle it? I dont want to just try and twist it and damage my camera.

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Just move it. I assume you're talking about the swivel? It's just a friction joint. Hold the body and rotate the lens up or down.

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How do I change the lens opening when the samera is on the manual mode. I swtch to manual and can change the shutter speed, but not the lens opening. Can you mail me a user manual to desccribe these...


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Lens error 12 & 25 at first, now the unit won't power on unless it's set to playback mode


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I need to replace the lens hood for my Sony dsc f828 . What size should I be looking for ? 55 mm ? Thanks


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After having the f828 in my luggage the lens and the body are not tight together anymore. when i hold the lens with my left hand the body joggles left an right? can i unscrew the camera and tighten a screw...


I fixed that problem by tightening up screws but they were inside the lens turret swivel mechanism. This required some fairly major surgery to get to them and it was a bit intimidating. I carefully noted all the steps, took plenty of photos on the way using the Nikon macro, and consulted the service manual. The outcome was a fully restored and serviceable F828 which, despite its age is going on holiday with me again soon to the South Pacific. All the detail for the surgery is on http://howtheheckdididothat.blogspot.com/ I hope that helps you and the many others I know have had the same problem. Good luck - I hope you have it fixed after all this time. The F828 is still hard to beat in many respects.

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Tamron 90mm 2.5 adaptall man focus lens


You probably have to set the aperture manually on the lens, because it might not have CPU contacts. I think changing the aperture on the camera will probably have no effect, so just try twisting the aperture ring to wide open.

You usually have to set the aperture at the minimum setting (highest number) so that if the camera is choosing the aperture, it can stop down to the required value.

No good having it set at f2.8 if the shot needs f11.

If the lens is very old, it might have a manual iris that you have to set yourself on the lens. The lenses that stop down automatically will have a tiny peg on the mount that a suitable camera can operate. Gentle pushing of this peg while looking through the lens will tell if it is stopping down - set it wide open first.

If you have a depth of field preview button, this will also have the same effect with the lens on the camera if the body matches up with the lens.

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Hi, i have provided some disassembly and reassembly detail on my blogsite to deal with a loose lens problem. The site has a link to the service manuals which might help, otherwise my detail might be all you need. See: http://howtheheckdididothat.blogspot.com/2010_10_01_archive.html There are lots of pictures and step by step instructions. Hopefully this will fix your problem.

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What functions i can control with remote in f828?


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F828 and ISO question


because you are (a) opening the lens aperture to let in the maximum light and (b) making the sensor more sensitive so that it requires less light, so the camera must do what it can to counter your settings - to reduce the light by minimizing the time of the exposure. I presume this is a hypothetical question, as you don't normally want to use ISO this high with the F828 if it can be avoided.

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