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Day Light Pictures looks over exposed

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I have the above camera which I brought from Dubai 2 years ago. I have a problem now. When pictures are taken in day light, it looks like over exposed. Why is this..??

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CCD FAILURE!

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A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).

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http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/05/simple-fix-for-stuck-shutter.html

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