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Have you got a formatted memory card in? Some cameras can be set not to shoot unless there is a card in.


There are any number of reasons your camera might be refusing to shoot, but the most common situation with a newb who's gotten their first dSLR is that the camera is in Auto exposure mode, and the lens can't achieve focus--either because the lens is set to manual focus, you're attempting to take a close up image of something that's closer than the lens's ...


With in camera editing Nikon cameras ask if you want to save changes and you need to press "ok" to save the image, did this happen? The other thing that will sometimes happen is a new file is made and you might not be able to access it on your camera. If you connect the camera to your PC go to "Computer" or "My Computer" on your PC, open your camera there ...

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