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I have an Olympus Stylus-7000...
I have an Olympus Stylus-7000 digital camera.
With Auto, I am able to focus; however, it will not take a picture. I get a message on the screen saying "taking a picture with P mode".
I went to Futureshop where I bought the camera 2 years ago, and the technician there could not get it to take a picture either.
Has anyone experienced this before, is my camera defunct, what am I missing??
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The problem seems to be with your lens it can not take a picture in AUTO . Try compressed air. With a fine tip blow off gun and dry compressed air (20 lbs) set the tip between the lens turret and the camera body and turn on the air while moving the tip around the lens. It should remove all dust and sand. Turn the camera on and it should function fine.You take a chance that put your camera on a firm surface and take a few test shots...are they better? If so, you must be moving slightly when you press the shutter if no luck then contact your nearest service center.
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