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Hi there, im a student photographer and all my images look too dark on my monitor. i have tried looking at them on another computer and they seem fine. i have also tried messing about with brightness and contrast and the colours are all up full which i think they are ment to be?. please help:0


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Hi polly ... I assume you are using a CRT monitor ... if you are then the monitor is simply showing its age ... CRT tubes use a electron gun which over time looses its perfromance... there is really nothing you can do except to replace the monitor.... although if your graphics card has a gamma correction setting you might be able to improve the brightness but at a cost of other settings like contrast...
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