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Aperture priority and image size

I have a Canon Powershot S3 IS. I have the image size set to 2816x2112. I have the compression set to Superfine. When I shoot in Auto mode it is fine. But when I shoot in AP (I have it set to F8) the image reverts to 640x480. This seems to have happened very recently. I have been using the AP mode set to F8 for some time with the image size remaining at 2816x2112. I am assuming I must have pressed some button somewhere on the camera that has produced this result but I just can't figure out how to fix it. Please help!

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Auto and the other settings each have an independent image size that the camera remembers. You need to set the image size for AP. Go to AP mode and press FUNC. The image size should show up in the left menu (it may say L, M1, M2, S, standing for Large, Medium, and Small, resolution settings). Select it and choose a different size that you'd prefer (believe that you want L). Then press FUNC again to exit the menu.

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