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Photos are too bright, almost white....

I have had my camera for a couple of years and have loved it, but i turned it on the other day to take some pictures of my 9 month old son and the pictures were really bright, you could barely see them, it only seems to happen when i use the flash, its almost like the flash is too bright. All i done was charge the batteries and put them in, then turned it on just like i normally would, and this started happening I spent a couple hours playing with the settings, and even reset them, but still having the same problem, could it be the flash?, and is there anyway i can fix it... Please help.....

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Re: Photos are too bright, almost white....

Camera makers would like to use flash lights as bright as the sun, so the flash is fine. the problem lies in the exposure time. continue trying different exposure settings. most makers provide these as pre-programmed settings while some offer manual fine tuning.

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