Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I do a lot of presentatins an my camera is always letting me dow. The problem is the flash doesn't always work. I put the camera on the 'P' setting. I was given the camera for a Christmas Prtesent and unfortunately I have mislaid the instructions so the functions of the settings do not mean anything to me. Can you please advise. The model number is AX480.

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"P" is Program mode. The flash won't pop up in this mode unless you tell it to with the manual flash button.
\015\012You might be better off starting in Av (Aperture Priority) mode and choosing the depth of field you want via the aperture setting.
\015\012The camera will then pick the shutter timing according to the available light.
\015\012Choose a smaller number (=larger aperture) for less depth-of field, meaning the background will appear more blurred.
\015\012Choose a larger number (=smaller aperture) for more depth-of-field meaning the background will be more in focus.
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