How to Use My Vivitar Digital Camera


Any digital camera can be confusing for a first time user. The instruction manual doesn’t give step by step instructions. Too many buttons on the camera can complicate a simple task. An LCD screen which all cameras have can confuse anyone.

Things You'll Need

  • Vivitar camera
  • Memory card
  • Batteries

Digital Vivitar

  • Open battery cover and insert batteries. Also insert a memory card in the appropriate slot. Not all memory formats are the same for one camera.

  • Turn camera on. Set up the date and time. Camera will be set in automatic mode.

  • Select from high, medium or low for photo quality. The higher the quality the faster the camera will drain the battery. Be sure to use flash for indoor photos.

  • Hold the capture button slightly. This will let the camera figure out the correct F-stop and light reading.

  • Take the camera adjust the aperture on the lens and focus your subject in the LCD screen on the back.

Tips & Warnings

  • Make sure not to take any pictures if no memory card is in the slot. Camera will not have sufficient space to save any photos.

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