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Camera Canon Power shot SD800 IS, LCD screen shows much speckling. Also in telphoto mode the pictures are grainy.


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Try restoring your camera to the default settings, in most cameras theres a option for this in the menu, or there may be a reset button to press to get it to reset everything back to factory defaults.
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Camera Canon Power shot SD800 IS, LCD screen shows much speckling. Also in telphoto mode the pictures are grainy.


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