Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

Canon S3 IS - Images are darker or underexposed even in normal ambient light. Started happening just recently


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If you are shooting using AUTO mode, maybe the settings were changed to a manual modes. If so, check for settings. Flash fires automatically only in AUTO. On manual modes you must force the flash to fire.
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