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Auto Settings Mode

In auto settings mode (inside picts) the pictures are either overexposed using a flash (picture is almost completely white) or completely dark with no flash or auto flash.... I cannot get a consistent picture quality... Is this normal for this camera?? Outside picts are great - inside ones totally suck...

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Re: Auto Settings Mode

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Why are my photos suddenly overexposed?

Check your settings. I prefer a test shot in auto focus mode. If the pictures taken in auto-focus mode looks fine, the settings need to be adjusted.

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Picturess are too green

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Outside picture are white

Make sure the ISO is set to the lowest number or even to "auto ISO". The best way to avoid these lighting problems is to adjust your aperture settings, your shutter speed and your film speed when shooting. Additional details about thus sibject could find in the Samsung_S500_Owners_Manual in section about Settings & Mode.

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information, so visit this two sites Fix-Overexposed and this other take-better-photos-in-5-easy-steps.

Finally, remote but possible, could be t
he symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter, this are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, sometimes with lines, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.

Hope helps.

Apr 29, 2011 | Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

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Pictures are over exposed when outside

You may have the settings wrong. Check in the MENU to see if you have it set to "inside" pics rather than outside.
Also the ISO has a lot to do with the exposure. If the iso is set too low outside sunlight pics will be white or overexposed. Try setting ISO on wheel for various options select program mode button and MENU select ISO 120 or 250. These are are pretty general settings. the flash will only engage inside or outside if the light is low ( like evening) I suspect your ISO setting is at a setting that is incompatible with bright sunlight
Also select White Balance and move it to DAYLIGHT

take a few shots inside and out to see if there is an improvement.

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Pictures that I take come out very white/bright. you cannot tell details. I have changed batteries and have the setting on auto.

Double-check your flash settings. You mentioned the camera is in Auto mode, but the flash has separate settings from the camera's shooting mode. With the camera in shooting mode AUTO check the Flash settings (Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off) It may be set to 'fill' causing your photos to be too bright.

Also, depending on how close you are to your subject the flash may not be needed. Using the flash when too close to your subject (less then 3 ft.) will cause bright/white photos. Turn the flash OFF if you are taking macro or photos closer then 3ft.

If neither of these fix your problem, turn the flash mode OFF, and camera shooting mode to AUTO and in a naturally well lit area, take a photo, if the photo is still too bright, you may have something mechanically wrong with your camera.

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Canon Powershot A460 gets overexposed pictures with almost white

hi user,

either try puttin iso in auto mode or put it below 1000 if u r in day lite and adjust ur exolrsure setting which will even help u not getting over exposed

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Fuji s5000 overexposing pictures

try setting it to auto mode and see if it is ok

they are not over exposed actually they have CCD HR problem ur CCD is having fault as 1000's have the same fault u will get pink shades in white and then later it will stop working u have to arrange for ccd change go to fuji service centre

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Pictures are all white when using the flash

it seems that the shutter of your camera is having a problem with. normally whin it gets stucked fully open it creats such problem. you need a help of a repairer.

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Looks like over exposure

Sounds like your camera is in manual mode. Manual mode is where you can change the settings like shutter speed, ISO, the appature size. If the appature is to wide (small number) and the shutter speed is to slow (low number like 1/20) you will have an over exsposed picture. You probobly need to put the camera back into auto mode. You may have switched the modes on accedent. The modes usualy say Auto, Macro, Manual, and movie. These are all the presets or the camera modes on your camera. If the camera is set right it will take good pictures inside but be white or over exsposed when taking any outside. Go into the menu and scroll over to the little red camera icon. See if its in manual or auto. Another thing to check is "EV" if its at +6 set it to 0 and try it if you cant find auto mode. S

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My picture is too light (overexposed).

If you're using the forced flash setting, it may be too bright. Try setting the flash to Auto. If you're facing a bright light source, you may need to shoot your picture from a different angle. Use Image Expert to adjust the picture's brightness, as described on page 9-4. Set user mode to Manual and adjust the camera's exposure setting.

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