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Delayed focus I have a Samsung Digimax that takes good pictures except that after each shot it has about a 2 second focus delay. When I then try to upload these images onto my desktop it pulls them all up as a blurry image. How can I adjust my settings so that they have a chance to focus before loading?? Thanks for any advice you can offer.

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The cycle speed is fixed internally, and is caused by the record time to the memory card.If possible, try a faster rated memory card - some are advertised as being 100x!

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It's called "shutter lag". To overcome it press the shutter half-way and lock in the focus before pressing the rest of the way.

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SOURCE: How do I shorten the shutter speed.

Shutter lag is one (of the many) problems with compact point&shoot cameras, not seen in bulkier (costlier, more complicated) dSLRs. You can reduce the lag by pressing the shutter release button halfway to focus and meter beforehand. Keep the button half-pressed while anticipating the key moment, then press the button the rest of the way.

You'll have to release the button and half-press it again if the distance to the subject changes, or it moves to/from light/shadow.

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Are you still using the same card? You might have changed the card with different speed.

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I just purchased a Kodak Eastshare c182 and I would like to know how to take time delayed pictures.


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http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/manuals/urg01041/C182_xUG_GLB_en.pdf

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Using the self-timer
Use the self-timer when you want to be included in a picture, or to ensure a steady
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2 Press to highlight the self-timer icon. Press to choose a setting:
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2 shot- The first picture is taken after a 10-second delay. A second picture
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The self timer mode is set with the down button on the Menu/OK dial.
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hi... try this method

1 In any Still mode, tap Settings to open the Settings
panel.
2 Tap Self-Timer/Burst repeatedly, until the desired
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10 seconds—A picture is taken after a 10-second
delay (so you have time to get into the scene).
2 seconds—A picture is taken after a 2-second
delay (for a steady, auto-shutter release on a
tripod).
2 shot—The first picture is taken after a 10-second
delay. A second picture is taken 8 seconds later.
3 Compose the scene. Press the Shutter button halfway, then completely down.
The camera takes the picture/pictures after the delay....

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