Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital Cameras (Point and Shoot) > Fujifilm

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Aug 20, 2003, 8:02 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 2
Default FUJIFILM 4700 ZOOM PROBLEM ... Please advise?

Can anyone please advise, I am asking this on behalf of a friend that owns the Fujifilm 4700 zoom. The problem seems to be that when there are dark shaded areas or night time photos taken, the digital pictures have lots of tiny white speckles scattered around the photo but only on the black areas of the picture, where there is some dark shade in the photo or just a night sky for e.g

This is not consistent as a few of the shots taken at night did not show any white speckles at all? The speckles are just white dots, and scattered around at random when the do apear.

Any advise would be great, or is this a known fault with this Fujifilm model? What can be done to resolve this problem?

Thank you. :roll:
GrantsCam is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Aug 20, 2003, 8:47 AM   #2
Senior Member
kex's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,022

those white dots are more or less normal.
they appear when you use the flash at night. Dirt and dust in the air reflect the light of the flash and produce those white dots.
kex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 20, 2003, 1:14 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 2,162

Hi, I read quite a lot about this. It appears you can get a similar problem in bright sunlight at various angles as well. It's well known by the film people.

For digicam owners, there is instant fear it's dead pixels, but the spots move around, so that's not true. The problem for most of us, is you can't see them in post preview at the time, so it's a Photoshop edit session afterwards I'm afraid.
voxmagna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Aug 21, 2003, 4:16 AM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 2
Default Thanks for the great advice....

The biggest concern was that this was a problem with the chip. I will get back to you if anything is found out to be the cause, to advise other members (if there is a problem).


GrantsCam is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 6:54 PM.