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Pete, Electronic Engineer
Category: Camera and Video
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Experience:  Over 16 years of experience installing and repairing electronics.
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For sunset pictures.? They tend to be washed out rather than

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for sunset pictures.? They tend to be washed out rather than the vibrant reds I see.
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: DSC-HX300
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Camera is pretty new. Haven't tried anything yet. Thought perhaps the thing to do would be to go off automatic and increase the F stop
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 28 days ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 28 days ago.

This is a very common problem when photographing sunsets.
First, can you try manual mode and reduce the shutter speed, and let me know if there is any improvement?