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Austen Mathieson December 30th, 2007 06:33 PM

Camer has sort of vignette when shooting
why is this? how much would that cost to fix?

Chris Hurd December 30th, 2007 08:06 PM

Sorry, you're not providing enough information about your problem.

At any rate, the only way to really know how much it will cost to fix is to send the camera in to Canon UK factory service and let them figure up an estimate for you.

Don Palomaki December 31st, 2007 09:22 AM

Also, keep in mind that ALL lenses will vignette a bit, especially when wide open and full wide angle. A stop or more of exposure at the corners is not uncommon. If you add filters or accessory lens adapters, it can get much worse. You really need to show an example for use to offer more of an opinion on the problem.

Visit: http://www.vanwalree.com/optics/vignetting.html and
for more on vignetting.

Austen Mathieson January 1st, 2008 03:31 PM

thanks for replies, yes it looks exactly like the first link, fig 1 the left wall image but I've adjusted everything and lighting etc, it stays.

Don Palomaki January 2nd, 2008 07:35 AM

Is that to say the camcorder stays, or that you feel you have a problem that requires repair.

Austen Mathieson January 3rd, 2008 01:46 PM

think it needs reapair or maybe the lens. it happens more when zooming in close.

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