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Grainy looking photos

I'm getting grainy looking photos on the camera when i view them and as well when i upload them to see and ssend them. I love to take pictures and have never seen this before and dont know how to fix the problem. I have a Sanyo C-S600 Digital camera

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Reset the camera to factory settings
set everyting automatic
then try.

Also if your day photos are good then its the ISO Setting

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The first thing I'd check would be the ISO setting. If it has the capability of changing that, the go with a setting of 100 or lower. The higher the ISO, the more digital noise you will get.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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1. images straight from the FZ7 are generally low in contrast.

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