Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

The background when shooting outside is pink. Also, the face of the subject sometimes appears as though it is melting wax. I have a Canon Powershot A95 Thanks

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This sounds like the CCD (the part that detects the image) is bad. This can result from the camera being pointed at the sun too long, and damaging the light sensors, but it could be from other reasons also.
\015\012If the pictures show up ok on the computer, then the CCD's ok, and the LCD could have a problem like a loose ribbon connector, or bad LCD display.
\015\012For a CCD to be replaced, the main board in the camera has to be replaced, and that's pretty expensive, so if you elect to have it serviced, get an estimate first.
\015\012If the camera's still under warranty, contact Canon- here's their website:
\015\012You might run the camera in to a repair shop, to see what they think. They can check out various screens and evaluate the problem more thoroughly.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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