Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera ?
All the pictures I take with my E500 are coming out dark, what am I doing wrong. This is happening on auto and portrait settings.
Go into the menu and scroll to "reset" ...follow the on-screen instructions.
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