Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera ?
Dark image when taking pictures of sceneries
\015 When taking pictures of sceneries, I am intermittently getting dark images even though I have set the flash to auto? How can I get bright pictures consistently?\015
If the pictures show up normal on the computer then the back light for the LCD is going bad...
try to replace the back light..
try to replace the back light..
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Dark image when taking pictures of sceneries
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