Article ID : 00074559 / Last Modified : 10/09/2020Print

In the LCD screen, white or purple lines appear, or the whole image looks like it is covered with a reddish tint.

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    This phenomenon may occur when the image contains a very bright subject, such as the sun, spotlight, or a reflected light source. This phenomenon, called smear, is specific to CCD imager technology, and is not a malfunction.

    Generally this does not affect the recorded images. However, movies or panoramic images sometimes may be affected. It is recommended not to directly shoot a strong light source such as the sun.

    The image below shows the example of smear phenomenon. It may look different depending on the shooting conditions.