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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 over-...
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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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Nikon D7200 card error issue

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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Why does my 70D give an Err01 only with my Tamron 90mm lens?

My Canon 70D gives Err01 when with a Tamron 90mm lens but works perfectly with other lenses. The same lens works fine on other bodies (1200D) I'm not sure if a specific combination is giving an error....
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Lens sometimes fails to step down

A couple of days ago I shot a timelapse sequence of the sunset with the Sony a7s. I shot everything in speed priority mode so the camera gradually adjusts the aperture when it get's darker. It worked ...
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How can I fix a “Cannot communicate with battery” error on Canon T6s?

I have the same problem described in the following question but for the Canon T6s: How can I fix a "Cannot communicate with battery" error on Canon 7D? I think it is just a loose screw ...
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“File contains no image data” message appears when inserting SD card in Nikon Coolpix camera. Help !

My parents' work camera is a Nikon 30x Wide Coolpix. I was importing pictures from different SD cards to the computer last night and I imported some work photos. I later was told to put them back in ...
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Did shooting in burst mode wear out my shutter?

I shoot about 400-500 pictures every day. Many of them are in burst mode. Will this wear out the shutter? I bought a Rebel 1200 D and five months the shutter gave error 30 and had to be repaired. ...
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“Lens not attached” error with new Sigma 150-500 zoom lens on Nikon D3300

I received my sigma 150-500mm F/5-6.3 zoom lens. I connected my lens to my Nikon D3300 which is compatible. When I take a picture the picture is black. I think it's because the shutter is closed. I ...
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How do I resolve a Canon “error 99” that is not a lens issue?

My Canon 40D has an "error 99" when shutter button is pressed. Here is the list of things I've tried: change the battery shoot without CF card shoot without lens In all cases, the error comes back, ...
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Why do I get the “Press Shutter Release Button Again” error when my D3200 isn't set to max. aperture?

I know there are quite a few posts out there about the famous "Press Shutter Release Button Again" error. But mine seems to be quite weird. I own a Nikon D3200 with the standard 18-55 mm lens. It ...
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Nikon D90 mirror stuck

Suddenly, while taking photos my Nikon D90 turned black and I couldn't see anything through the viewfinder, the result of a locked up mirror as I found out when taking off the lens. The camera display ...
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Explanation needed for Recurring anomaly in Photo's

I took 9 photo's roughly 1 to 6 minutes apart with a FUJI FINEPIX S4400 set at Sunset mode.The scenery is the horizon with a light overcast sky with the sun about an hour away from setting.I estimate ...
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D7000 Phantom Card Error

I've just signed up in the hope someone can help with my issue. I must have bought a couple of dodgy SD cards once, since one of them started to break apart (inside my second SD slot). Anyway, I ...
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Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II causes Err 01 only when zoomed beyond 135mm

I am getting the following error with my EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lens only when I zoom it beyond 135mm: Err 01 Communications between the camera and lens is faulty. Clean the lens ...
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What is Error 20, “shooting is not possible due to an error”, on a Canon 700D?

I have a Canon 700d and I got an error 20 saying "shooting is not possible due to an error". I've tried multiple things: removing battery and reinstalling it removing sd card and formating it clean ...
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Lightroom encountered an error when reading from the preview cache

I have been having major issues with Lightroom recently. It took me 3hrs last night to export three sets of images because of this error. The error comes at any point, during editing, during export, ...
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Error 99 on Canon 1000d [duplicate]

I am getting this Error 99, when I turn the Power switch "Off" and then turn it back "On". I am using an 18-55 Lens and I found somewhere that flapping the SD Card Slot will resolve this, it did. ...
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Old Sigma 18mm lens causes Err 01 on Canon DSLR

I've bought a Sigma 18MM 3.5F Ø72mm Autofocus for a Canon SLR. The thing is that I've got a Canon 40D so I made a mistake I think. The lens only works the aperture is set to f/3.5; any other aperture ...