Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Canon S30 digital camera and a Macbook running OS x 10.5.8. I use a San Disk USB card reader to download the images to my computer and when I do, the images look normal when they are at thumbnail size, but when I open them they are distorted, cut up into horizontal columns, discolored, and rearranged vertically. This happens whether I use iPhoto, Image Capture, or go directly from the device onto my desktop. I have not downloaded any Canon software or drivers onto my computer, that may



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One thing to remember is that most digital cameras capture an image and a thumb nail, the thumb nail in many cases is a separate file. So the problem can be the camera itself.\015\012 The other issue is the image editing software you are using and how you are capturing the image? Are you capturing in jpg tiff or Canon Raw? While jpg is the easiest the best quality is with raw. You may need a plug in depending on which program you are using. iphoto is fairly good and you can check the Apple site or the canon site for plug ins for you camera. Download them, restart and see if the problem still exists. Software for Cannon and iphoto are free ( assuming you have ilife). Personally I love Adobe Elements and again check for recent plug ins. Good health and God bless.\015\012
\015\012Al
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