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Old Mar 10, 2012, 10:11 PM   #1
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Default Canon Rebel T3, Aperture Priority setting issue

Hello,

I was hoping someone could help me. I have a Canon Rebel T3 camera and today I noticed when using Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority settings, the camera overexposed every picture. To ensure I wasn't missing anything I played with the ISO and ended up setting it to Auto ISO, yet still, regardless of how I turned the wheel, all pictures were +5 overexposed.

I would appreciate some help, since I am hoping that I am just overlooking soemthing and the camera is not broken.

Full auto mode, manual, etc. those are all working just fine.

Thank you for reading this.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 11:10 PM   #2
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The first thing I would think of is that you had Exposure compensation set.

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Old Mar 10, 2012, 11:52 PM   #3
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The first thing I suggest is that you reset your T3 to its default settings. The procedure for doing so is on page 164 of the Instruction Manual.
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Are you sure you metered against a good midtone? if you spot metered against quite a dark object the camera will take that as being a midtone, and expose (or over expose) everything accordingly.
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Old Mar 12, 2012, 3:26 PM   #5
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can you post a picture we can look at the exif data and it may help us more
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