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What do you mean dark? if they are underexposed... extend you exposure time.

There is a small round button near the shutter release... hold that down, and rotate that thumb wheel thingy. You can over or underexpose your camera's auto metering by 2 stops in 1/2 stop increments...

After that, you should learn how to take control of the camera and shoot in manual mode. It give you the ultime power

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Enlarge button doesn't work

Little info here... Are the settings in the custom menu still on default?
1st check that something is preventing it. Some buttons can get custom functions. Is it working on different camera settings? (manual, potrait, whatever?)

Mar 11, 2014 | Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera

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Viewing pictures on camera

When you rotated pictures you changed picture size and definition, that is the reason why camera does not display them again.
If you check file size, you will see that rotated pictures are smaller than regular ones.
There is no way to get picture to original definition once you reduce it, however if you use a program like Photoshop you can check size and definition on original pictures, and re-rotate and resize rotated pictures to send them back to the camera, quality will be poorer than originals. Attributes to check are length and width (preferably in pixels) and definition, then you save pictures as best quality.

Aug 09, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12 Digital Camera

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What's the best settings to shoot in the dark

The best settings depend on what you're taking a picture of and what you want that picture to say to the viewer. This is true whether you're taking pictures in the dark or in broad daylight.

In low-light situations you usually want to use the Aperture-priority mode (turn the mode dial to A) in order to get the most light through the lens. If the shutter speed is too slow, increase the ISO. You're also probably going to want to use a tripod or other camera support.

There are too many possibilities for any one setting to be "best" for everything. Shooting fireworks is not the same as photographing people at an outdoor cafe. Shooting inside in a restaurant is not the same as shooting a city street scene at night.

Entire books have been written on low-light shooting. You might want to visit a library or bookstore and take a look. Above all, experiment to see what YOU like. You're not paying for film processing, so try the different settings.

Oct 01, 2012 | Nikon D3100 Digital Camera with 1855mm...

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Default scene

Hi Brenda,

Press the Mode button and press Up or Down arrow key till you find SCN and press OK

Press up or down arrow key and choose Potrait and press OK.

Come out of the menu and everytime you wanna take a picture, it will be in Potrait mode.


May 20, 2012 | Kodak Easyshare M580 Digital Camera

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I try to focus and it tells me this function is not selectable in the current shooting mode

Yes there are two zones of selection on the mode dial. one is basic zone (in which you have potrait, landscape, closeup, sports, night portrait & flash off) these are fully automatic modes and the camera does every thing for you you cannot change the focus. you can zoom out and zoom in and when u see in the view finder the picture is blur. then press the shutter button halfway the camera automatically zooms in or out for the correct focal lenght. only in creative zone you can do it. like programe ae , shutter priority , aperture priority , manual exposure. Hope this solves your problem. Prashanth.

Jul 27, 2011 | Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS...

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I have new Nikon D90 with 18-105 Nikon lens. The only problem with the camera, when shooting potraits in dim light without flash, the pictures get black artefacts throughout the faces and skins. I used...

iv seen this on canon, are you sure it is on final image or only on view of image on camera?
view image out of camera it could be that it is not effected.

I hope this was useful.

Jan 24, 2011 | Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm...

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Best settings to capture fireworks?

It's a little difficult with this camera since the slowest shutter speed is 3 secs. You need to have the timing right to get the best result:
Set mode dial to M, Select shutter speed with 4-way switch up and down : 3 secs. Now select Aperture: Hold down +/- button and select aperture with the same 4-way button, up and down. Choose F8, which is the smallest opening. You need to have the camera on a tripod when taking the picture. If the picture gets to dark, adjust the aperture. If it gets to light, you adjust the shutter speed, making the timing even more difficult.

Jul 05, 2010 | Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera

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Auto face detection wont work on my camera

the 1 you have to do is select potrait mode in cam or else it dont work!!!

Dec 27, 2007 | Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

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Best picture mode

Speed= Shutter Speed
A= Apeture
I you are asking about the meaning of the above this suggests you are just starting out so the best setting is P[Program]
This lets the camera select for its self the optimum settings.
With more than 60 years of photography behind me - I still use 'P' for snapping around.
If you want to go further you will have go get a good book.

Nov 16, 2007 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera

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Self potrait

If you have the software disk it is likely the full manual is there on it in PDF format.

Nov 15, 2007 | Olympus Camedia C-50 Zoom Digital Camera

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