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Over exposure of images

Take a phot with camera and all images are over exposed. Have adjusted settings and this is not the problem.

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Re: Over exposure of images

Unfortunatly, all I can offer you is an accurate testing for the settings, in order To verify that the camera cannot make a proper exposure. Go outdoors on a sunny day, put the camera on manual, aperture to f8 and shutter speed to 1/500 and ISO at 100. You should get a pretty good picture with proper exposure. This is the "Sunny 16 rule", F16 at 1/125 ISO 100 which is EV15. Correct exposure for a clear sunny day, not in the shade. if it fails, I would say there's some problem in the mechanizm, probobly one that requires a technician, or at least more knowladge than I can offer you. good luck.

Posted on Apr 03, 2006

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