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Digital Camera Hello, I own a Samsung Digimax i5 camera w/ 3x optical zoom. Lately, when I try to use it outside, or inside by a window, the shots I take are way too overexposed. I can't figure out what is wrong. I keep it in the well padded wallet that came with the camera, plus I use a quilted purse to hold it in. My PDA is fine and it is kept right in the next pocket as the camera and it is not in a protective wallet. (Should be!) I was just wondering if you knew what I could do to try to fix this. We have tried to find a way to do some trouble shooting online, to no avail. When I went to Samsung technical support, there wasn't even a choice for cameras. Thanks for any consideration of this problem. I appreciate you making knowledge available. Cindy

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  • Cynthia Hansen Jun 02, 2007

    I couldn't find the pages you suggested on the "global site", so, I had to wait until I could find my own User's Manual. Due to my 2 year old, this took some time! Sorry it took so long for me to rate this wonderful advice! I took it back to default settings and it works beautifully! I was so afraid! Thanks for ALL your help!

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Here is the link for the user manual for your camera; http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/200703/20070331073103000_Digimax_i5_ENG.pdf 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 :)

Posted on May 20, 2007

  • Nigel Ridehalgh
    Nigel Ridehalgh 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.

    :)

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