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Overexposed exterior shots?

Recent problem with using the camera outside. Photos are a total white out! Seems to be okay with interior shots but even if it approaches a window from the inside the screen flares up. I have been told to change the ISO value, doesn't seem to affect the problem either for better or worse. Not that technically competent so any step by step guide to what may be the problem is much appreciated! Many thanks.

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Best Solutionposted on May 20, 2007 By Noggin Rank: Guru Rating: 85.39%, 375 votes Here is the link for the user manual for your camera; Check page 53 (Metering) and try the two different settings to see if you get a change Check Page 43 and 45 (Exposure compensation) and try playing with the settings Check page 44 abd 45 (ISO sensitivity/White balance) and also have a play around If none of this works then check page 103 for reset to default settings instructions. If none of this solves the problem please post again - Hope it helps :) Comment by Noggin, posted on May 20, 2007 ps for samsung tech support on digital cameras you need to look at the global sites, not the US site - don't know why - the link to the global sites are available on the US samsung site. This really worked for set it back to default setting...I had no more trouble! Try it. I removed my memory chip before I did this so nothing would happen to the photos. I doubt it would have any bearing, but I was being precautious.

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