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My Canon 40D can't handle bright yellow and reds. It blurs the detail and overly saturates the subject (flower close-ups) - so that the bright red poppy is overly saturated and lacks detail even though othere elements around it are not blurred out or overly saturated. Same with intense yellows. Ken Stewart

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By the way are these RAW images? What type of lense are you actually using, check this

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EOS-1Ds Mark II EOS-1D Mark II EOS-1Ds
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EOS 30D EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi/EOS 450D EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi/EOS 400D DIGITAL
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I have a Kodak Easy Share CD82. What do the designs on top of the dial mean there is one red design What does that mean?


In order, starting with the "P"
P - Program - Access to more manual settings than Smart Capture mode.
"hand" - Blur Reduction - Reducing blur caused by camera shake or subject motion.
"VIDEO" - Capturing Video with sound
(red colored camera) - Smart Capture - General picture taking - it offers excellent image quality ad ease of use. The scene is analyzed for other content and for lighting. You can choose the best picture size and aspect tatio for your needs - just press the Menu button and choose picture size.
"Flower" - Close up - Use available light instead of flash, if possible.
"Sport" - Subjects that are in motion.
"SCN" - Scene - Point-and-shoot simplicity when taking pictures in practically any situation.
You can download the PDF file by Googling your camera make and model. I'll try adding it here with the link. You might have to copy and paste to your own browser.
Hope this helps. Mike
[PDF] KODAK EASYSHARE CD82 Digital Camera resources.kodak.com/support/pdf/en/manuals/urg01070/CD82_xUG_GLB...
KODAK EASYSHARE CD82 Digital Camera Extended user guide www.kodak.com For interactive tutorials: ... Use power-saving features (see Using the Setup tab, page 28).

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Cannon is notorious for their auto focus and automatic setting to be very discriminant. If you are to close to your subject while in these settings granted your strobe will fire and your flash may flip into position but the shutter just wont work. Cannon is trying to tell you you are too close. You need to back up. If you are trying to get that close up and don't have the proper lens that's all you are going to get.
It is best to go long lens then go for your close up.

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Have you tried putting it into macro mode? (look for buttons or menu options with a picture of a flower). A.

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There are several factors that can contribute to getting better focus and improved results. 1. Auto Focus / Auto Exposure lock. Press the shutter button down HALF WAY. The camera will attempt to adjust exposure to the current lighting environment for maximum benefit. Then the camera will automatically correct the focus based on objects in the center of the display. If the camera can automatically set the focus and exposure, the LED by the viewfinder will turn GREEN. If the camera can not adjust the settings automatically, the LED will turn RED. This process usually takes about two to three seconds. 2. Be sure not to cover the sensor on the front of the camera with your finger. This will disable the automatic focus and exposure controls. 3. Only us the MACRO MODE (Flower Icon) for CLOSE-UP photography. Be sure to use MACRO MODE if you are taking pictures of an object at less than six inches away. Using MACRO MODE improperly will result in poor focus. 4. Rely on the Rear LCD Display. When in doubt, trust the LCD. The LCD will display the subject more accurately than the viewfinder. This will help with "framing" the subject, or determining if you have enough light for proper exposure. 5. Motion can cause a "blur" effect. Either motion of the subject, or motion by the photographer. This phenomenon is just like traditional photography. Moving objects may appear to blur, and this will be even more evident in lower lighting situations as the shutter speed slows down to allow for more light. The shutter will react faster in bright light, and motion will not be as apparent.

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