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Overexposed pictures I've had the A75 for several years now, and its been great. When I tried to use it last, I realized that all the pictures it was taking look blurry and overexposed. I've tried to change settings but I'm getting the same result. Is my camera ruined or is there a way to fix this?

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  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2007

    I also have had the A75 for about 3 + years. Just this past week when went to use it and the pictures are blurry and over exposed. We have changed the batteries and tried all exposure settings manually without success. The camera has been great until now and hope that Canon will repair this problem.


  • Mahanama Dec 31, 2007

    I also have the same problem, Blurry and overexposed picture. The camera is CAnon A60. Anybody can help.



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CCD sensor has stopped working properly that is why your pictures are "noisy" ( see  pic  bellow  )  You  are  in  luck  because  Canon  agent  will  repair   this  particular  fault  free  of  charge  even  if  your  camera  is  out  of guarantee ,  so  phone  them. overexposed pictures - b9dcb97.jpg

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