Having problems with your Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera ?

When looking through the lens - it is dark and all photos are dark even in well lit setting...



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Is there a filter on the lens? remove the filter and try that. What mode are you shooting in? Switch to "P" for program and the camera will balance the light meter to a correct exposure. When looking through the camera viewfinder yes things will look darker then the scene because of all the glass and stuff the light is traveling through to get to your eye. Sort of like looking at something then putting a pair of sunglasses on. That part is normal. Also the faster the F stop the brighter the viewfinder will be. So lets say your 18-55 is an F4 lens. A lens that is an F2 will be a stop brighter and a lens that is F1.2 will be even brighter then that. You might not be paying attention to the light meter in the viewfinder which for correct exposure the needle needs to be in the middle between the - and + symbols.
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