My camera seems to need more light

1 month 1 week ago #698379 by catm0387
I have a Canon XTI. I have had since 2005ish. Recently it seems like it needs more light to properly expose a photo and is just generally unreliable. I can be in the same room and take many photos and some will be ok and others are very dark and unsalvageable. The photos I posted below were taken sequentially. Why would this happen? Thanks in advance.


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1 month 1 week ago #698910 by Naheed
There is no problem with your camera, but instead, you need to practice more to take the correct shot. Your pictures are dark enough because of incorrect exposure. The exposure of any photo depends upon Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Setting.

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1 month 1 week ago #698927 by Screamin Scott
It appears you used a flash ( per the reflection off of the glass in the background of the dark shot) and likely the capacitor wasn't fully charged when the one image was taken resulting in underexposure...Allow more time for the flash to recharge or use fresher batteries...

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