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I've brought a Macbook Air few months ago. I didn't get to test its camera when I brought it. I'd gotten too busy with works and today was my first time running the application Facetime to test my camera.

I was really taken aback.

Here is a photo I captured with Photo Booth.

there is something wrong with my camera or the

The layer facing top is supposed to be red, but it looks green (and green stuff looks red). The camera also seems to have a hard time capturing photons.

(my room is pretty bright yet it looks so dim in the picture)

Is this a driver problem or a hardware problem?

P.S. I've recently re-installed my Mac OX system using the built-in function that downloads everything from Apple.

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I would say send it back to Apple for warranty claim. –  revolver Dec 19 '12 at 1:44
    
I'd agree. Switching colors makes me wonder if a cable is installed backwards. –  Alan Shutko Aug 28 '13 at 2:39

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