06-03-2017 01:26 PM
I am having a few issues.
1. Cameral says, "busy" on Auto Setting and won't take pictures. Thought maybe it had to do with the lighting? Works fine on AV Setting.
2. My images are saving on the camera upside down. The look correct as soon as I take them, but the save & download upside down.
3. Can someone tell me in AV mode what setitng I should have for taking pictures of people? The dial goes from 4 to 22.
06-03-2017 02:02 PM
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09-04-2017 08:43 PM
I am having the same problem. I have 2 different lenses and same problem. I have cleaned the contacts. I can take a picture if the lens is set to manual focus instead of auto focus.
There is plenty of contrast. The flash will automatically pop-up.
But no picture is taken.
I have used this camera for several months as I received it as Xmas present last year. Purchased at Costco.
I had same problem with "sports" setting.
I have a EOS Rebel T6
09-05-2017 07:52 PM
Make sure you have sufficient light. The flash popping up by itself suggests that you may be shooting in low light conditions. Also, make sure that your subject is not within the MFD, minimum focusing distance, of the lens that you're using. If memory serves, the 18-55mm lens has an MFD of about a foot, and the 76-300mm lens has an MFD of about a yard.
The "Sport" shooting mode setting introduces some unknowns. Try shooting in the Green [A] mode, or P mode. Test the camera outdoors in bright sunshine, Aim at a subject that is about 20-30 feet away, or just over one car length. If the camera is functioning properly, then it should take a picture.
Back to the flash unit. The camera can use the flash to provide "focus assist beams" when the you are shooting in low light conditions. However, this strobing of the flash discharges the flash circuitry. If the camera senses that the flash is required to take a proper exposure, then it will WAIT for the flash circuit to recharge and flash a "buSY" message, as well as cause a lightning bolt [flash] icon to appear in the viewfinder.
Finally, make sure that you have a well charged battery when you using the flash. The less charge in your battery, the longer it takes the flash to recharge. Having a fully charged battery works best.