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Old May 5, 2004, 4:50 PM   #1
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My Oly 4040Zoom produces strange pictures lately. Please look at the attached photograph and help me on this problem.

The camera was pointed to the street in P-mode. Shutter 1/400, aperture 2 (ISO 100, spot metering and no flash was fired).

At this time, the problem occurs every time.

Please help.....!


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Old May 5, 2004, 6:59 PM   #2
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It looks like you're metering on the bench seat inside (versus the street). Have youtried iESP metering instead? Could you have Exposure Lock enabled?

I don't own this model, but I saw that nobody had answered your post. It appears to be a metering problem to me (wrong metering point, exposure lock accidently enabled, exposure compensation accidently used, or something along those lines).

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Old May 6, 2004, 3:55 AM   #3
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i agree, it looks like the camera has focused on the sofa and by compensating for the darker colour overexposed the window.
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