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Dark Pictures in Auto setting

Ever since I took my Canon EOS 20D in for a cleaning all my pictures, when set in auto mode, are really dark, even in bright sunlight. I am new to photography and have no idea what could cause this problem.

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  • DrPepprLover Aug 07, 2007

    No, here is a photo taken at about three in the afternoon.

  • wolob Jan 08, 2009

    i have a 20d with 17-85mm and 580 flash, almost all of my pictures are dark. maybe i am new to camera, therefore could it be my steeing? whats the best setting for a clearer picture on this camera?

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Do you have a polarizing filter on the lens?

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