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Overexposed photos on a nikon D60 in sunlight

When I take photos on my nikon D60 in full sunlight they almost always come out overexposed. Can I do anything to fix this?

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You could set the white balance to the full sun setting. You could set the ISO to a lower number. You could set the "exposure compensation" to a lower number.

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