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Pink tint in pictures taken using canon s500

I am having a canon s500 digital camera for almost 4 years. Recently while trying to take pictures using it i am getting a pink tint in oth the viewing sceen and the pictures particularly when taken in bright light Just returned from Panama and photos are pink (sky is hot pink!)where they should be white. Thin pink line appears at top of the viewfinder/monitor. Canon Powershot S500 digital used. jbdinfl@aol.com

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