The picture cannot be recorded.
Is the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch at the [!] setting? (P24)
Is the mode dial correctly set?
Is there any memory remaining on the built-in memory or the card?
> Delete the pictures which are not necessary to increase the available memory. (P33)
The recorded picture is whitish.
The picture can become whitish if there is dirt e.g. fingerprints on the lens.
> If the lens is dirty, turn on the camera, eject the lens barrel (P11) and gently wipe the lens
surface with a soft dry cloth.
The area around where the pictures were taken becomes dark.
Was this picture taken with the flash at the close range when the zoom is near [W] (1k)?
> Zoom in a little, and then take the pictures. (P30)
Is this a picture taken in [PIN HOLE] in scene mode?
The recorded picture is too bright or dark.
> Check that the exposure is correctly compensated. (P42)
Setting the [MIN. SHTR SPEED] to faster speed might make the picture darker.
> Set the [MIN. SHTR SPEED] to slower speed.
2 or 3 pictures are taken at one time.
> Set auto bracket (P43), [HI-SPEED BURST] (P49), [FLASH BURST] (P49) in scene mode
or [BURST] (P64) of the [REC] mode menu to [OFF].
The subject is not focused properly.
The focus range varies depending on the recording mode.
> Set to the proper mode for the distance to the subject.
The subject is beyond the focus range of the camera. (P28)
There is camera shake (jitter) or the subject is moving slightly. (P29)
The recorded picture is blurred.
The optical image stabilizer is not effective.
> The shutter speed becomes slower when pictures are taken in dark places so hold the
camera firmly with both hands to take the pictures. (P25)
> When taking pictures at a slow shutter speed, use the self-timer. (P41)
Taking pictures using auto bracket is not possible.
Is the number of recordable pictures 2 or less?
The recorded picture looks rough.
Noise appears on the picture.
Is the ISO sensitivity high or the shutter speed slow?
(ISO sensitivity is set to [AUTO] when the camera is shipped. Therefore, when taking pictures
indoors etc. noise will appear.)
> Decrease the ISO sensitivity. (P60)