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Picture White Out

I was wondering if anyone has experience the same problem I get with my Canon Powershot S2 IS. When I take a picture on Automatic and out doors the picture is very bright or white washed. You can see the image but it just seems to bright. In doors not to bad and on TV settings and video all fine. It is only one half years old or there abouts and has only been used about a dozen times. Very light use. I have looked through all the settings and can find anything obviously wrong. Anybody got any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    Hello my S2 IS is good in video mode but its pictures resolution is bad and white line will appear when zoom in saved pictures and the outdoor pictures are too bright . Is it possible to solve my s2 is problem?

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Your problem may be an easy fix. Assuming you don't know much about cameras, have you checked the ISO setting? For an outdoor photo the ISO needs to be at a lower level or the result is a white out.

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