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Not happy with my CD300

Hi for a few month now I have been shooting pictures with my Sony CD300. All seems well when I'm outdoors with good light but as soon as I'm in the shade, or indoors and the light is low, the pictures seem to be either out of focus, or the pictures seem as if they were taken in a very low resolution and enlarged (many colored dots) etc... I'm guessing that it's probably me... I didn't see any complaints about shooting pictures in doors or in poor light conditions (not dark). Can someone point me in the right direction? thanks berber

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Re: Not happy with my CD300

The problem is in your ISO. The camera has a terrible noise problem at anything over 100 ISO. I set my camera to 100 even when shooting in auto, and never use any other ISO setting - the results are just not worth it. Hang in there. The camera is awesome and you will make friends with it. The settings are really not that complicated once you get used to them. Just decrease your shutter speed and increase your aperature (lowest number) when in low light conditions and watch the LCD until it looks good (you might have to half press the shutter to get a preview), until you get a bettter grasp of what those adjustments are doing for you. Good luck, Cindy

Posted on Sep 12, 2005

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