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PROBLEM WITH PHOTO IT IS DARK WHEN USING FLASH

\015 When taking a photograph with the flash it comes out dark although the flash has gone off and when looking through the view finder it is quite bright is their something switched off I have misplaced the instuction book in a recent move \015\012Best Regards John\015

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Digital cameras step down the aperature when you have the flash on in anticipation of the flash brightening the surroundings. WHat they don't advertise is that the built in flashes with the new compact digitals are only effective out to about 6 feet. If you are taking pictures at concerts or sunsets do not use the flash. If you are taking pictures of people close up make sure that you have set your scene/mode dial or menu to the appropriate setting. If you provide tha make and model of your digital ca,era I can likely link you to a copy of your owners manual. You can also increase your ISO setting (higher number) to increase the sensitivity of your camera in low light settings.
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