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Usually means that either the film has not been exposed, or has been so grossly underexposed that the images do not register. Try firing the camera without film, but with the back open, and see if a) the shutter works, and b) the lens aperture opens and closes as it should. May need a service, which can be expensive.

Photography | Answered on Apr 17, 2019


Samsonite... | Answered on Apr 15, 2019

I would try ebay. Check for sellers who sell serviced and reconditioned cameras. They will often have spares salvaged from cameras broken beyond repair.

Avoid cameras sold for spares or repair. This is often used as an excuse to sell junk, but not always.

A reputable seller who sells for spares sholud be able to tell you if a particular part is functional or not, and will refund if they turn out to be mistaken.

Photography | Answered on Apr 14, 2019

I'm sure you think you know what you mean - care to give the rest of us a clue ? Make and model of camera, at the very least, please.

Photography | Answered on Apr 11, 2019

get any tripod head thats about the same size as the 1 you are replacing, they mostly have same thread screw, 1/4" being most common.

Slik U-212DX... | Answered on Apr 10, 2019

its a type of battery, 3v li-ion

Photography | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

The shutter wont fire till the film fully wound on to next frame. check for corrosion in battery compartment.

Photography | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

mirror box has been knocked out of square.

Nikon N55 35mm... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

turn on/off switch to off.

Photography | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

Tripod heads have standard thread sizes, 1/4" or 3/8" so you will have to check size. You can get an adapter if its different.
Same brand should be same thread so you should be ok to change.
You just have to try it to see.

Velbon... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

if its a pan and tilt tripod the rotate the arm sticking out to lock the tilt.

Photography | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

time to buy a new tripod, the repair will cost more than its worth.

Sachtler Video... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

look on ebay for your model number and brand.

Photography | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

Check for corrosion in battery area, contacts, etc.
If you like using the camera then it will be easier to get a replacement body rather than getting it fixed. 1 hour of a camera tech time is worth more than the camera. Have a look on ebay.
You could also just sell it to a collector or for spares as 'non working' on ebay.
The lenses might be worth something but wont fit modern EOS camera.

Canon T70 35mm... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

Check in the manual to see if a) that size card is compatible, and b) if the images are in the correct format.

Kodak Digital... | Answered on Apr 04, 2019

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