Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

Settings when I turn my camera on its side to take a photo I get wide black borders I hve reset camera back to manufactureres setting but that did not change it


Answers :

Turn on the camera and select the MENU button
Click the RIGHT arrow (to the Wrench/Hammer icon)
Click the DOWN arrow - scroll down to AUTO ROTATE.
Try setting that to OFF.

Does this help?
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