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Picture Quality Sometimes my picture quality is bad; when taking pictures indoors, my pictures are dark or have a yellow/ orange hue to them. How do I make an adjustment?

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You should check that your camera is set to auto. If you press the function set button in the middle of the camera and the go across to auto. This may help. Also, your flash may not be working correctly. Hope this helps

Posted on Apr 12, 2007

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I do not know what the yellow camera on my Fujifilm XP50 means? Also, what does the !AE mean?

Its an icon to inform u that your condition setting should be changed for better quality picture. It will still let you take the picture but in some cases it interferes but just change your setting( flash off/on or auto, night, landscape,indoors,ect...) I ignore it honestly but it's a guide for better pictures nothing serious. To take it off.i couldn't tell u. I think cameras automatically show that when u have a good quality picture camerA unlike the cheepies. But Now you know!

Dec 27, 2012 | Digital Cameras

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The problem is that u know the sony hdv xr500x when u put it on the picture is very dark we have tried it under light too put but the picture is still dark

When you look at your pictures are they dark, murky and hard to see? If you took pictures at a wedding, dance recital, theater performance or any indoor event and they came out dark, read on to learn why your pictures are dark, and how to fix this common camera problem.

Many people take pictures of indoor events, only to be unsatisfied with the final outcome of their photos. Although you may have bought the top of the line film or digital camera, there are a few limitations that you need to know about.
To correctly expose your pictures, you camera needs a lot of light. The compact point and shoot varieties adjust for this when you're outside during the daytime, and usually your pictures turn out fine, right? Well, then how come when you take indoor pictures, they sometimes come out too dark? There are two culprits; your zoom function and your flash.
Most compact cameras today offer a zoom function. When I used to work in retail photography sales, the first feature that consumers would ask for is zoom. People love to get close-up pictures without using their feet. Although zoom does bring your subject matter in closer, it also decreases the amount of light that can get into your camera. Essentially, the more you zoom, the less light your camera can receive, and your pictures will be darker.
So, if your taking pictures indoors, in a dark church, gym or other window-less room it is very difficult for your camera to get enough light to properly expose your pictures.
This is when most photographers decide to turn on their flash. The flash on your camera is a great tool to illuminate dark situations that are in close proximity to the camera. Most built-in flash units are designed to allow the light to travel 8-10 feet away in poor quality light and up to 15-20 feet in brighter situations.
What most camera users fail to realize is that although your zoom function is visually bringing you closer to the action, you flash cannot reach that far to illuminate the subject, and your pictures will be dark.
Hope it helps, if so do rate the solution

Dec 21, 2010 | Sony Digital Cameras

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My Canon G11 - most indoor pics have a strong yellow-orange hue. What can I do to correct this or is the camera broken?

Light from ordinary light bulbs has a strong yellow-orange cast, which our eyes tend to adjust for without thought. Check the white balance setting on your camera. This is to adjust the camera for the color of the light, to try to make white come out white, hence the name "white balance." Set the white balance to incandescent (light-bulb icon) for indoor shooting under light bulbs, or to automatic to let the camera take its best attempt.

Try experimenting with the white balance setting. Taking pictures in bright sunlight with the incandescent setting will give your pictures a very blue cast, making things look a little colder. There are other settings, such as flourescent.

Sep 19, 2010 | Digital Cameras

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Dark pictures at times on auto is there a fix? Camera Fuji s1000

when you think that there is less light or whn you are taking a picture indoors or during night times under auto then reduce the ISO acordingly like if the lighting is of the indoor lighting then you can place the ISO at 80-200

if outdoor and during night time 80 or below and so on depending on the light conditions

the lower the light the lower the ISO
this would increase the shutter time though improving exposure quality

happy clicking

Jul 14, 2009 | Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

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When I try to tack a photo the screen is very dark , and the picture quality is very bad sony DSC-T3


Send the camera to a autorized repair center and they will repair it for free, this is a problem from the CCD sensor a has a special warranty


Rob Rotronica

Apr 15, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

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Orange tinted faces


actually when it starts it starts like this pics with red or purple shades , noise ,distorted, blurred pics , discolored then it goes completely black

dont worry just call Sony for free repairs it is a manufac fault in thousands of cameras with different brands just call sony about ur problem PLS RATE ME FIXYA for help

Sony has issued service advisories for these problems

see this

Apr 08, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera

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Images are coming out REALLY dark

if this doesn't work try going to manual and setting the exposure up to +1 or +2

Feb 04, 2009 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Polaroid i1035: Bad quality pictures, appear grainy and fuzzy

The grainy effect has to do do with the ISO setting, try adjusting that. A higher ISO is generally better for darker conditions. I have noticed that this camera frequently takes grainy images.

Jan 29, 2009 | Polaroid i1035 Digital Camera

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The picture quality is suddenly way too low on my fujifilm finepix f30. not sure how to change the setting to the best picture quality again with highest resolution again?

Look under *mode menu*, this will have options for both picture quality and ISO settings.

This could be an ISO setting on a fuji since high ISO degrades the picture a lot without a lot of obvious noice. The lower the ISO, the higher the quality of the picture, but gathers the least light. If low light (indoors or twilight) raise the ISO, or lower it with good light.

Jun 16, 2008 | Fuji Digital Cameras

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Indoor Photography

what's probably happening is this: Since the light is low, the shutter must remain open for a relatively long time. If you're hand-holding the camera, you'll get blurry shots. Using a tripod will eliminate this. It doesn't typically happen outdoors because there's usually enough light to permit very fast shutter speeds (>60th of a second or so). Some newer cameras offer image-stablization for those lower-light situations. The camera or lens makes very quick adjustments to compensate for your moving when taking a shot. Hope this helps! Best wishes

Sep 13, 2005 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P1 Digital Camera

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