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sonycamuser Aug 13, 2005 1:15 PM

All,

Firstly hi, this is my first time using Steve's site.

I took an indoor picture today with my sony p200 and accidentally set the shutter speed to 30 seconds. When the picture was taken and processed, the result was just a white screen (washed out and over exposed).

My question relating to this is:

- Can this indoor (not too bright) over exposed photo damage the camera's CCD? As I know if you point digital cameras at the sun, this can damage the CCD. I am guessing that just letting too much light in will not but anyone's opinion would be very useful. :?

p.s.

What sort of activities can damage the CCD?

CyberShotNut Aug 14, 2005 11:27 PM

No, that can't damage the CCD. The only way you can damage the CCD would be to point the lens directly at the sun.


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