Having problems with your Olympus E-420 Digital Camera ?
Monochrome pictures on my e-420 when using the M, S, A & P settings.
\015 When I set up my e-420 using the M, S, A & P settings on the mode dial, the camera produces only black & white photos. The icon settings do give me colour photos, but I sometimes want to use more individual settings than those presets.\012\012Help!\015
Set the picture mode to one of the color modes. The MSAP settings allow you to control every aspect of your picture, including whether you get color or b&w pics.
Full details are in the "Picture mode" section on page 63 of the manual.
Full details are in the "Picture mode" section on page 63 of the manual.
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