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Unwanted neon-esque colors

I shot some photos at my cousins art studio and she uses some red ambiance lighting. I was switching heavily between the more creative functions on the camera . . . some with flash and some without. Now there are foreign colors in the LCD screen and my photos that are blue, pink, green and shift and shape in response to light. i can view pictures that i have previously taken and they look normal on the LCD screen.

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Re: unwanted neon-esque colors

The color depends on the light, therefore it could be possible to happen if u use diferent kinds of ilumination. that isn´t a problem is just the camera limits.

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the only thing i can think of that make a red shot is a finger over the flash.
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