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Old Jan 11, 2006, 8:44 AM   #1
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Dear Sir,

I had recently bought a Olympus C-5060 camera after reading your review. But the picture quality was very poor so I asked about it the manufacturer, the suggested some adjestments but the problems was still there, so they requested to me send the camera back to them, I did it and I got reply from them that there is no problem with camera. But still I experience that problem. My problem is thatthe picture seems under expose and there is no brightness at all I changed several settings to get an optimum picture soI have attached a photo that taken by full auto mode. I think you can solve my problem.

Looking forwared to hearing from you

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Old Jan 11, 2006, 8:43 PM   #2
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I give up - what is the problem?

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Old Jan 12, 2006, 10:10 PM   #3
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Looks okay to me.
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Old Jan 13, 2006, 2:44 AM   #4
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Is your monitor calibrated (badly)?
If brightness and contrast settings are wrong everything looks bad.
For example check iamges of this page:


First try that before doing anything else.

Then some cameras are really fierce about anything which might look overexposure so if there's bright sky with white clouds in photo it could lead to considerable underexposure of the rest of photo.
Partially this problems is exaggerated by "point&pray" cameras using way too heavy contrast setting.

So try turning contrast lower and use exposure compensation to increase exposure.
Unfortunately exposure compensation is often hidden deep behind menu surfing in "standard control layout" cameras and without histogram effect of it is harder to estimate.
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