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Did my Nikon FM2n let me advance through the end of the roll of film?

I hope the wording of this makes sense because the whole situation is a bit confusing to me. I had a roll of Ilford HP5 in my camera which gave me a total of 36 exposures. I had shot ~10 a few weeks ...
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Canon 40D ERR 01 lens error on manual only- is hope for the lens lost?

I am a high school teacher working with a donated canon 40D to loan to students for projects. A student wants to shoot manual mode on the camera, but the lens (Canon Ultrasonic EFS 17-85 mm) won't ...
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Potential causes to bad quality of this 35mm film results

today I got the scans of my Lomography 400 roll, as you can see the quality of these is quite terrible. While I think it's not a lab error but it's how I handled this roll, I'm not quite sure about ...
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Why is my 3rd party lens giving a Canon Error 01 (camera/lens communication fault)?

I'm using a Canon 1100D body with a Tamron 70-300mm lens, and I've recently been getting the Err 01 message. This happens on full zoom with the camera set to anything other than aperture priority. I'...
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Error message on Canon Sureshot

I’ve just gone to use my Canon Sureshot zoom 70 for the first time, the film loaded ok and the flash seemed to be working but when I pressed the shutter button the picture didn’t take and an E came ...
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Battery is not communicating?

Main problem is that no battery percentage is showing on display? How to solve this problem?
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Err 01 and no manual focus (Canon lens)

my Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM just stopped communicating with my DSLR (Canon EOS 77D). Furthermore, I can't even use manual focus anymore. Right before this happened, I tested some extension ...
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Canon 18-55mm lens giving err01 after it fell down

Sometime back I accidentally dropped my canon EFS 18-55mm lens (open caps); I cleaned the contact areas and any kind of dirt I could see on it. After that it was a bit jittery whenever I zoomed, but ...
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Canon Powershot SX260 HS problem

The camera was in my handbag along with a bottle of water that I THOUGHT was tightly closed, but instead was dripping. Now the camera will not start without removing and re-inserting the rechargeable ...
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How do I fix a Fuji "Turn off the camera and turn on again" error?

I own a Fujifilm 16 megapixel camera. One day, out of nowhere, I tried taking a photo. But once I turned the camera on, an error message appeared: "Turn off the camera and turn on again." No ...
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Even after formatting SD card it shows This memory card cannot be used error in the camera screen

My nikon d3400 shows This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged. Insert another card. The error shows after taking one or two photos. I formatted in the camera but still the error shows. I ...
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Canon 80D - mirror lockup problem

I have a Canon 80. Bought last August, still in warranty. Never dropped it, was never exposed to high humidity / cold / heat / dust. I always treated it with great care. Yesterday I used it for quite ...
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Nikon D610 error after each shot

I have a Nikon D610 which worked just fine for many years. It has only 15K clicks. When I turn the camera on there is no problem until I take a shot. The picture comes out just fine but after I took a ...
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Use Nikon D5600 as webcam

I'm trying to use my Nikon D5600 as a PC webcam, but when I connect the camera to the PC (Windows 10) with a Micro USB cable (to be clear, the same I usually use to transfer photos from the camera to ...
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Lens keeps on zooming a tad bit and lens error

So my family got a Canon Powershot sx220 HS 9 years ago. It was a great camera and had lived that full 9 years. When we got a new camera and left the camera in its place my dad decided to give it to ...
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Why am I getting weird curved lines on photos taken in light on my sony cybershot?

The photos I take on my Cybershot have these horizontal lines all over the place. These lines are curved at some points and as you zoom in it acts really weird and changes. The thing is, this happens ...
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Canon EOS 70D - Err 01 - Communications between the camera and lens is faulty [duplicate]

I have the Canon EOS 70D with the standard 18-135 lens on it. The camera was working fine and I dropped the aperture down when taking a photo and the camera froze. I turned it off and when I turned it ...
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Strange behavior editing photos in photoshop and back in lightroom

When I want to edit in Photoshop a photo I search it in my Lightroom Library and then I make right click -> Edit in -> Photoshop I edit the photo in Photoshop and then I save it with Command+S. The ...
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Transferred files from Canon camera, now files are corrupted (?)

I recently transferred some photos from the sd card inside my canon camera (by cutting and pasting into a usb file) and for some reason, some files have been cut (like some blocks of the image are ...
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What caused flashing "ERR" after not using Nikon D3000 for several months?

I don't use my camera too often. Sometimes it can be a month or two in between use. Yesterday I decided to use my DSLR instead of my phone. When I turned it on, the battery was low and ERR was ...
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How to resolve error "-.-" and not able to take pictures on an Olympus OM-D E-M10?

I'm getting this error on my Olympus OM-D E-M10 and I can't take any pictures:
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Error:"Press Shutter Release Button Again" on Nikon D5300 [duplicate]

My D5300 with 18-140mm lens is having problem "Press Shutter Release Button Again"...as error message pops ups in AF mode....but in manual focus mode...the error is not there, but images are ...
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Nikon D3300 shutter error but shutter moves freely

My D3300 shows the “shutter error” and will not record any pictures and it will also not show any live feed. When I have it in manual mode, I can see the shutter flip easily with no issues and ...
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My Canon DSLR is showing "Err 01" — should I send my camera for service? [duplicate]

My camera is showing: Err 01 Communications between that camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts. I have been using this camera for a while and when this text first started showing,...
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Nikon only allows single photo in auto mode or if flash is used

Basically what is happening is if I start my Nikon D5300 in AUTO and take a picture it will only allow me to take that one picture and not allow me to take another picture at all. The autofocus stops ...
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Why are my pictures opening but not saving to computer?

I am in a bit of a pickle and am hoping someone can help me find the way out. I took about 600 or so pictures on a 32GB compact flash card on my vacation, but noticed something strange happening. As I ...
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What does it mean when a Nikon camera returns an fEE error with several lenses that do not cause the same error on other Nikon bodies?

Here's a curious situation hopefully someone can shed some light on. I have a D750, an obsolete D100 (metaphorically) gathering dust, and the following lenses: AF Micro Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8 D lens = ...
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help!! Err on Nikon Df while traveling in Ecuador

I see "Err" on top display after turning the camera on. it clicks but no images are stored. i've seen this error before once or twice but it always went away after i switched the camera on/off and ...
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Lens error message and lens stuck open

My Canon SX160 shut down when battery power was out and a lens error was displayed. Now, the lens is stuck open.
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Why am I getting ERR 1 on my 80D when I shoot with a small aperture?

Whenever I try to take a picture with a small aperture, say f/13, the camera won't shoot and displays "Err 1: Faulty Lens Communication, Clean Lens contacts" and upon doing so, it won't change a thing....
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Solid greenish horizontal line is showing on all the pictures captured from canon eos 1100d

How can I get rid of that line? Do I need to send it to service center? Can I use some canon software to manually remove those lines from pictures? This is my first DSLR and it's out of warranty! ...
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What might cause my film SLR to produce partially black/missing frames?

Been shooting on my Pentax ME and been having some problems. Firstly, some pictures are missing off my rolls of films when I get them developed, like around 10 pictures. I guess this could have been ...
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What causes my camera to lose contact with my lens? [duplicate]

In a previous question, I asked about my exposure problems and there I found out that my lens cannot adjust the aperture/aperture blades. Every time I try to adjust the aperture to a higher number my ...
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Got back my film - Nikon FM2 missing shots, blue marks, what happened?

I'm shooting a Nikon FM2 (35mm) with Kodak Vision3 500T (24 exp) repurposed film from The Film Photography Project. I got scans back (26 images). There's some blue lines - I imagine that those are ...
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D750 error when photo not taken at widest aperture [duplicate]

I recently purchased a Nikon D750, and I have two lenses one of them being a second hand 70-200 f2.8 VR, and the other being a 50mm 1.8g. Today I noticed every time I take a photo that is not at the ...
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Why am I getting an "ERR" while using my Nikon 50mm 1.4G lens?

I'm using a Nikon D610. In the middle of shooting a wedding I switched from my Nikon 50mm 1.4G to my Nikon 70-200mm 2.4. When switching back to the 50mm, any aperture smaller than 2.2 would result in "...
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Why am I getting a "Card Error" with my Nikon D7200 with multiple cards in both card slots?

I have a Nikon D7200. I've been having this issue since I bought it (close to a year ago) where after taking X pictures (X being anywhere from 10 to 200), I get a "Card Error" and it refuses to take ...
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SD card becoming write protected on Nikon D5200

I have a Nikon D5200, I am not able to delete photos on the SD card when it's connected to the computer. It shows, "The memory card is write protected." I had searched on the net and found an article ...
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Nikon 50mm f/1.8 even on manual gives fEE error with D3300? [duplicate]

The camera functions fine from f/1.8 all the way to f/22 when I lock the aperture ring at f/22. Whenever I try to use the aperture ring, however, it gives an fEE error and that is even on manual mode ...
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'File contains no image data' but I can see the image briefly on the camera viewer. Is there a way to recover the images?

So I have roughly 85 pictures that are giving me the 'File contains no image data' error. The strange thing is that I can see the image briefly on the camera before the error pops up. When I try to ...
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DSLR mirror stuck at top, sound like rolling gears

I have Nikon D300, and now its mirror stuck at top, showing 'Err' at top display. It happens when I press shutter button, it sounds like rolling gear. I still can press the shutter but looks like the ...
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Why won't my EOS M5 take a photo in SCN/HDR mode with a manual lens?

Sometimes I press the shutter button of my Eos M5 and it just. won't. take. a. photo. I know there are some 'obvious' reasons for the camera to refuse taking a picture, like having not enough light ...
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What causes blue artifacts when viewing an image in Camera Raw or Lightroom?

I'm getting random blue artifacts, I have tried different monitors, monitor recalibration, sRGB, and I've tried running it on CPU (not the GPU). No luck yet soon as I open it in ANY other program it ...
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Why am I getting "F--" when I format my SD cards on my Nikon D7100?

I just purchased a Nikon D7100 and when I format the cards with the menu buttons, it tells me the cards are formatted, but I still have the F-- flashing on the top of my screen. If I use the 2 button ...
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Scanning negative with silverfast and plustek opticfilm 8200i gives just color bars on half the image

I had problems scanning dia film with Silverfast and plustek opticfilm 8200i. I just get about half the image and than just color bars. I'm using Windows 10 and I have a Samsung C460W printer/scanner ...
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How to bypass "accessory is attached" error with simple diffuser on my Canon DSLR?

I bought a simple and cheap pop-on diffuser for my Canon 750Ds built-in flash. It is attached by inserting a tiny lid into the camera hot shoe, bending it over the flash and securing it to the "brand ...
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Error when not shooting at maximum aperture with Canon 55-250mm lens [duplicate]

Lately, I start getting this message when not shooting at maximum aperture with a Canon 55-250mm lens: Err 01 Communications between the camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts. I ...
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Camera will not take picture has this on screen (For)

I have a Nikon D7100. I have changed lens and removed battery done everything I know to do. Only odd thing I can find is screen has (For) blinking.
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Weird canon 17-55 f2.8 IS lens error

Ok, so the error message that is displayed on my cameras is "Err 01 Comunications between the camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens contacts" Gear: Canon 7D Mark II (Brand new, have it for like ...
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Suddenly an image file is corrupt. Any chance of repair/recovery?

So I've tried comparing a few images I've taken recently and this happened. I was in the Library Module comparing two images (X|Y Icon) and this happened on one of my shots. I've checked and my GPU ...
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