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Pictures are too bright when shooting outdoors in sunlight

The camera has suddenly started taking outdoor pictures poorly- they are very bright. Switching from manual to automatic mode makes no difference- still too bright, only a few faint images of dark objects in the view are visible. I thought it might be a stuck iris but in movie mode everything looks fine... so this would indicate that maybe the iris is OK. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated

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I went to a repair place and I was told that something is wrong with the light reader inside and thta it would cost 139, since the camera is 199 it make no sense doing it.

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Have you tried changing your settings manually to outdoor? Or adjusted the aperture? You can usually find the aperture settings under the menu button. If not, try adjusting to outdoor conditions and disabling flash. And also, lower your white balance a good bit.

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