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Unwanted neon-esque colors

I shot some photos at my cousins art studio and she uses some red ambiance lighting. I was switching heavily between the more creative functions on the camera . . . some with flash and some without. Now there are foreign colors in the LCD screen and my photos that are blue, pink, green and shift and shape in response to light. i can view pictures that i have previously taken and they look normal on the LCD screen.

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  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2008

    screen has wrong colors

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    I have the same problem with neon colors and I can't get them to go away no matter what lighting I use. I have reset to the defaults and nothing seems to help. It

  • mcmookie725 May 20, 2008

    My camera was working fine one day. I went to use it 2 days later and the display is showing strange colors (pinks, greens). Older pictures in memory are normal. The light source hasn't changed, the settings haven't been changed.

  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2008

    I am having same problems with neon colors in the display of the Olympus SP310. Have you had any success with Olympus in fixing this problem?

  • moorheadfam Jul 15, 2008

    The 2nd day of my vacation the neon colors started appearing on my camera screen. Help! I can't seem to change any settings to revert back to a normal picture.

  • MARK78214 Aug 14, 2008


  • Anonymous Oct 05, 2008

    Same problem, went to Cuba, 3/4 of the trip it worked, but then all these funky neon colours appeared, sort of like looking at an old CGA monitor. The older pictures on the card are fine, but new ones are all messed up.

    I don't know why, but I REALLY liked this camera, the shape, functionality, everything about it. I wish I knew how to fix it.



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The color depends on the light, therefore it could be possible to happen if u use diferent kinds of ilumination. that isn´t a problem is just the camera limits.

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