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Old Nov 12, 2003, 3:03 PM   #1
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Default A60 - dark background in AUTO mode

Has anybody faced problems with A60 while shooting with well lit background? I tried some shots in AUTO mode (and flash on)- they show dark background even when it was well lit. Any tips would be welcome.
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Old Jul 24, 2004, 11:32 AM   #2
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I have same problem with my A60. Even under sun the pics are dark
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Old Jul 29, 2004, 12:34 PM   #3
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If you are using zoom on your camera when you take the bad shots, the aperature will get smaller. Plus, when you use the flash, the camera expects a good bright shot, so it closes the aperature a bit more. If you zoom for a shot more that 12-15 feet, turn off your flash. You could also try using manual mode and using a shutter speed of about 1/60 so you can still hold it still and use an aperature of 2.8 or the next number up.

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