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On a Canon Power Shot A1000 IS. Sometimes when I take a

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on a Canon Power Shot A1000 IS. Sometimes when I take a picture, the color in the top part of the picture is ok, but about half way down the color changes to a overtone and the image is offset slightly. I got a new card but that did not make a difference.
Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

Have you tried a factory reset of the camera?

How long has the problem been going on?

How old is the camera? in months or years since you bought it.

Has the camera been dropped or otherwise subjected to mechanical shock(s) in its lifetime?

Has the camera been operated in or subjected to, temperatures below 32 degrees F (freezing point) or above about 100 degrees F ?

Has it ever been subjected to a humidity higher than 85 % or gotten wet ?

Has the camera been operated in a gritty or sandy environment, such as a beach, a seaside, a construction site, or the like?