Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera ?
Pictures turn out too bright or too dark...
\015 It doesn't matter what setting (Auto, Manual, Preset, Program) I have my camera on, it always has difficult figuring out the lighting.. the first picture will be way to bright while the second picture will turn out completely black. My friend tried to say it was on the wrong setting but we put it to the test and we just can't figure it out...\015
Go into the menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions.
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