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04-07-2013, 11:31 AM   #1
chris tona

puple tint

I have an ist DL. all my pictures have a purple tint to them

04-07-2013, 11:58 AM   #2

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If it shows on the rear display only (and not after copying a file to a computer), there is something wrong with the control circuits of the LCD or the internal cabling (contacts), or with the display itself.

If it also shows on an external computer, there are either the WB settings (white balance) screwed up, or the camera has an issue. Also there could be something wrong with the firmware.

I suggest you make notice of all the personal settings you have made, and then make a full reset. Look up in the manual how this is done (I don't know the *ist DL). If this cures the problem, re-install your personal preferences in settings. If you don't own a manual, you can download it as a PDF from the Ricoh-Pentax website.

If the purple tint seems to depend on lightning, experiment with the WB settings.
If nothing helps, maybe there is a real issue with your camera.

Last edited by RKKS08; 04-07-2013 at 04:01 PM.
04-07-2013, 05:49 PM   #3
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I have given you the answer to recalibrateing the WB the DL in your other thread. Mine did the same thing back at Christmas. It is a very simple fix. It takes about 15 sec. to do it. I hope it works for you too

Last edited by patrick9; 04-07-2013 at 06:08 PM. Reason: spelling

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