Troubleshooting & Repair Articles

Shutter Release Button Repair on Digital Cameras Explained

If the shutter release button on your digital camera has been broken or lost, the best way to correct this problem is to order a new shutter release assembly. All you have to do is call...[more]

Troubleshooting a Digital Camera that Won't Power On

Troubleshooting a digital camera is easier than it may sound. If your digital camera won't power on, the guideline below offers a few troubleshooting tips that will hopefully resolve your issue. If none of the...[more]

Digital Camera Repair: How to Fix Memory Card Error

When using a digital camera, you might experience a memory card error. Memory card errors affect the camera's ability to write to the memory card to store photographs. This means that your camera is virtually...[more]

How To Fix Photoshop 'Scratch Disk Full' Errors

In Photoshop, scratch disk full errors can pop up unexpectedly. The message could mean that one or a number of things have gone wrong. Step 1 - Check your scratch disk You will first need to...[more]

How To Make the Most of Your Photoshop Scratch Disk

Proper management of your Photoshop scratch disk can drastically improve your photo editing experience. Setting yourself up properly will maximize the potential of the program. Step 1 - Understand your scratch disk Every time you make...[more]

How To Change the Photoshop Canvas Color

The Photoshop canvas is, by default, neutral grey. Normally, this serves as a great reference for your photo editing. However, if you get bored with it, you can change it. Step 1 - Canvas color The canvas reacts...[more]

How To Customize the Photoshop Menu

The Photoshop menu can be tweaked to suit your needs. You can hide menu items that you do not use and rearrange the ones that you do use to be more convenient for you. Step...[more]

How To Turn on and Off the Photoshop Layer Auto-Select

In Photoshop, layer auto-select can be extremely useful when you want to use it. However, if you do not know how to turn it on or off, it could become confusing. Step 1 - Auto-select on...[more]

Manipulating Type in Photoshop

Manipulating images is much easier than manipulating type in Photoshop.  So when you want to add some drama to your text, you can transform it as you would an image. Step 1 - Type Determine what...[more]

How To Center Prints on the Page with Photoshop 7

In Photoshop 7, you have more control over how you print your images than you had with past versions.  Usually, the print function will automatically center your photo on the page, but in Photoshop 7...[more]

How To Repair a Tripod Mount

When your tripod mount breaks, you may be able to fix it and avoid the expense of purchasing a new one. This is helpful for anyone who is looking to save money. Many people simply...[more]

Fixing Photoshop Layer and Effect Problems

Photoshop layer is a very simple tool that can do a lot for your pictures. While it is simple, there are a few things that can stand in the way of having the perfect layered picture....[more]

Photoshop Troubleshooting: Fixing the Background Gap

Photoshop Troubleshooting can be confusing at times because there are so many different things that could be wrong. If you are working with continuous backgrounds then any gaps between the images can be distracting. There...[more]

How To Make Your Photoshop Program Run Faster

The Photoshop program is very powerful, but it's also very slow. In order to make your Photoshop program run faster, you must get to the bottom of the problem. On old computers, the problem is...[more]

The Best Way To Repair a Tripod Strap

A tripod strap is a great way to carry around your tripod. You will be able to focus on carrying your camera and other accessories without having to lug around the tripod as well. Overtime,...[more]

How To Fix a Ripped Tripod Case

When thinking about buying a new tripod case because the old one has gotten a rip in it, think again since you are able to fix the rip in a few simple steps. This can...[more]

Troubleshooting: When Photoshop 7 Rejects Your Scanner

Photoshop 7 is a very powerful image editing package, which makes editing photos and other types of images very simple. However, there are some problems which can cause you stress when trying to use it....[more]

How To Repair a Tripod Leg

A broken tripod leg is a bad thing, but it doesn't have to ruin your shoot. If you can't get another tripod right away, you can apply a couple of quick repairs to keep your...[more]

Digital Camera Care: 3 Tools You Need to Clean Your Digital Camera

When photography is your livelihood, some digital camera care should be considered; extra gear is needed to keep your digital camera clean and functioning. With just a few simple tools, you can keep those expensive electronics functioning...[more]

Underwater Digital Camera: How to Maintain a Waterproof Seal

Buying a consumer underwater digital camera means you probably can't get too deep. So, how do the professionals do it? They buy under water camera housing to turn their professional cameras into underwater machines. These housings need...[more]

Underwater Digital Camera: How to Do a Quick Waterproof Test

For underwater photography, it is important to ensure that your digital camera is actually an underwater digital camera. Not only will you lose a valuable piece of equipment, you may also lose all that is saved...[more]

Digital Camera Care: Clean Your Digital Camera in 3 Steps

When it comes to digital camera care, you will eventually develop your own routine. Incorporating or building upon a few of general practices can go a long way in preserving the life of your camera.Step 1:...[more]

How to Care for Your Digital Camera Lens

Digital Camera Lens are expensive and fragile. Because of their delicate nature, they require some proper care. Here are some dos and don'ts to follow when using your lens.Caring for the LensAlways be extra careful when...[more]

Digital Camera Care: How to Store Your Digital Camera When Not in Use

If is very important to use good digital camera care when it is not in use. This will lengthen the life of the camera and prevent it from aging too quickly. The tips listed below will help...[more]

Do-It-Yourself Digital Camera Repair: Replacing LCD Screens

Typically, digital cameras have an LCD Screen through which you can view youth photos. There are a lot of advantages in having an LCD screen. The LCD screen allows you to view pictures immediately after...[more]

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