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Powershot Pro 1. The camera overexposes images. All pictures taken in moderate to bright sunlight comes out white. Detail completely blown out. However, no problem when the flash is used. The flash also pops up in all situations. Even when light is good.

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SOURCE: Incorrect Light Meter

Make sure you have correctly set the Iso/ASA factor correctly and the flash is switched off Check out the Full manual which is a PDF file on the CD

Posted on Aug 05, 2007

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I also have the same problem and I took it to the canon service center. They told me that I have to replace the whole lens kit the problem was with the shutter not closing properly thus overexposing the pictures

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: photos taken outside are too bright

turn down your exposure.
or your cam may be set to night mode
so it lets more light in.
Take it off and it should be alright
x

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Image extremely overexposed and has horizontal banding

CCD failure !

but u are lucky canon is repairing it free of cost just see the link just call them they tell u how to send ur camera dont worry if u are not on list just call them

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=221&modelid=8288&keycode=2112&id=29819

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon Powershot A460 gets overexposed pictures

Change the exposure/ISO through settings.
This is the cause for over exposed images.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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