Having problems with your Fuji Digital Cameras ?

I have a Fuji S1000FP and for the most part it takes great photos EXCEPT when I take pictures into the sun then my photos are either white or black and no image. I will admit I just want a point and shoot camera because I don't understand shutter speed and such. However, I have attempted to change the shutter speeds and still nothing. I have tried all the pre settings as well. (This camera claims to be one of the better outdoor cameras. ) Can anyone offer words of wisdom on this. Ruth

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\015\012You should never take photos with any camera pointing towards the sun. It does not matter what advanced lense it has or what advanced settings - if you take photos into the sun you will get bad results.
\015\012The only exceptions to this may be photos at sunrise or sunset when the light of the sun is at its weakest.
\015\012See this link for some hints on setting exposure in these situations http://www.digicamhelp.com/how-to/nature/sun/
\015\012However as a general rule for point and shoot and family photgraphs etc .. you should always keep the sun at your back. Even strong light from one side can be an issue unless it is angled towards your back.
\015\012If you find your camera takes good photos when you stick to that rule the camera is not faulty.
\015\012There is very little even professional photographers can do about pointing into the sun. Simple rule - they avoid it!
\015\012Hope this helps. Please do rate my answer. Thanks.
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