Spring 2012

Spring 2012
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Each camera has a specific folder (and naming convention) for its files. You have to put them exactly there, and with their original names, not anywhere else. Just shoot any picture now, and check where in the file structure on the card it ends up, so you know the proper place (and naming, in case you changed file names).


Try formatting the card in their camera and taking one shot. Then put the card back to the computer and copy the images to the same folder as the one image taken with the camera. Make sure that You copy only unedited pictures shot by that camera and that there are no other extra files.


From what I've read online, Err 30 is almost always a shutter failure, consistent with Canon's documentation for this specific error ("a malfunction with the shutter has been detected"). You should be able to get the camera fixed under warranty; if not, replacing the shutter would cost about $200 to $300—not worth it for a 1200D. While newer Canon EOS Rebel ...


It doesn't really matter whether shutter activations are in burst mode or not. What matters is that they happen. 500 shots per day for 150 days is 75,000 shutter activations! Canon no longer provides shutter ratings for the Rebel series but back when they did the oldest Rebels and later lower priced models had ratings of 50,000 activations while the later ...


If the camera cannot communicate with the lens, it cannot tell the lens to open the aperture to let the right amount of light in, and it probably will meter based on the assumption that the aperture is much wider than it actually is because it can't read the current aperture position from the lens. Bottom line: Try cleaning the contacts. If that doesn't ...

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