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Bright images outdoors, sometimes with horizontal lines

My camera shoots too bright images when shooting outdoors. Photos taken indoors appear to have horizontal lines but are much clearer than those taken outdoors. Is the shutter stuck or is it a ccd problem?

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CCD Failure !!

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My camera shoots too bright images when shooting outdoors. Photos taken indoors appear to have horizontal lines but are much clearer than those taken outdoors. Is the shutter stuck or is it a ccd prob


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No, it's not a software problem. The problem is that the shutter doesn't work so it can't control the amount of light taken so the pictures are very bright with horizontal lines. There are usualy two causes - a broken shutter cable inside the lens or the shuuter blades are stuck - may happen if the lens get wet or something adhesive gets in it. It's a hardware problem so I suggest you contact local Canon or other camera service center. It is considered a hard repair so it could get expensive. I don't think it's worth it, so I would suggest you get another camera.

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Too bright with lines too. My camera shoots too bright images when shooting outdoors. Photos taken indoors appear to have horizontal lines


it is a possible CCD FAILURE !

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From our experience repairing cameras this is the lens aperture and the lens must be replaced.

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The camera may have moved when the picture was taken. Try steadily squeezing the button intead of a quick press.

2.Try using a tripod, this could fix the blurred images.

3. faster shutter speed will be needed if you need to hold the camera, and cannot use a tripod.

4. Main reason for the lines could be that the subject is to bright.
A vertical bar of light(red, purple) appears on the LCD monitor/ in the viewfinder This is a normal occurrence in devices containing CCDs (Digital Cameras) and does not mean a malfunction. (This red bar of light will not be recorded when shooting still photos, but it will be recorded when shooting
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