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The flash is set to auto but it will not flash all the time when it is dark out


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I am having SONY DSC W80 7.2 MP camera. since long back it was not in operation. now to day when i using it its flash not working properly. sometimes flash works sometimes not, some times photo comes dark sometimes very bright even if it flash is on auto mode or in always on mode. kindly advise is it any setting problem or technical problem.


There is problem with flash unit.you have to replaced flash unit.if you know that how replaced then buy from your near service center and replaced by opening your camera.if do not know then best to replaced by sony service center. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

It seems like most of my indoor pictures are either dark or has a redish color to the pictures. I took pictures on the auto settings for the scenes. Then I tried the party scene. But all seems pretty dark. The flash does comes on most of the time.


Make sure your options are reset to factory default just to make sure some option has not been changed by accident, like white balance or others, then make some test shots. If that doesn't correct the problem, here are some more suggestions.\01 ... Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera

The flash is set to auto but it will not flash all the time when it is dark out


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I have a nikon d200. The last time I used it (only a few days ago) it was fine, everything normal. Then yesterday I pull out out of the case and everything seems to be going wrong. It is metering INSANELY low, like a shutter speed of 100 in full daylight produces a REALLY dark image. It won't auto focus at all, and i am unable to change the fstop in manual or aperture priority modes. I tried to restore it to factory settings and the lcd screen flashed to indicate it had been restored but no luck


Your boyfriend is probably right, and it makes sense, if you can't change the f-stops. \015\012The following blog on Flickr might help you:\015\012 ... Nikon D200 Body Only Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot A720. Outdoor photos are beautiful. Indoor photos are always grainy/blurry...a lot of noise. I have tried the ISP feature but there are only two choices... 1. Auto or 2. High ISO Auto Either setting, the indoor photos are grainy. Further, there are times when my flash will not work. It won't work on Auto setting or when I try and "force flash" it. No flash and the photo will not allow a picture to even be taken. Any suggestions? Thanks


This is probably the solution:\012 Wont take pictures with flash ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera

My Canon EOS Rebel XS digital camera has suddenly stopped taking pictures. It will not focus even though it is on the auto focus setting. The first set of numbers are flashing and there is a flashing dot behind the ISO 800. It was working fine when I used it one time and then the next time it wouldn't. I can view pictures, but cannot take them on any setting except A-DEP and it's not focused even then. Please Help!


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My built in flash won't fire in dark sceneries, it worked fine a coupl of hours ago. Every setting is in auto, Is it related to other setings? The camera works fine in bright areas except during the dark due to the flash freezing the shutter. Can I fix this with setting adjustments? I already tried using the master reset but it didn't work.


HelloThank you for using FixYa for your problemAlways check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty. It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera

Hi. I have a Nikkon D3000, a Sigma 105mm lens, and a round flash ring. I have the settings as: ISO: 200, Shutter Speed: 1/200, F25 for close teeth photos and F8 for face shots. Now I am a dentist and first time user of this camera got the settings from a dental photography website. The proble is: When I take pictures with the flash ring on they turn up black, without the flash ring on and the camera flash on, the pictures turn out clear buy very dark. What am I doing wrong? Thanks.


How does the camera do when you try to shoot completely on "auto"? ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

My Kodak *50 flash doese not fire the first time, same thing happens with flash set to auto or fill. I may take 10 pictures and the flash will not fire even if needed. When it fires finally it wil then fire every time the shutter button is pushed. What is the problem. Thank you j Weideman


The Led Problem Just Ask The Technician To Replace The LED With new One. ... Kodak EasyShare P850 Digital Camera

My nikon D40 is taking dark pictures on P Mode even when the flash is in use, and the white balance is set to auto, but the ISO setting is set to 200 and won't let me go to Auto. The Exposure Compensation is at 0.0 I am running out of options. How can this be fixed?


Hi,Check if your shutter speed is not to fast. Try using a longer exposure time.Cheers ... Nikon D40X Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Camera flash i generally use my camera on auto mode so i don't have to play around with buttons! however after loaning my camera to my sister for a week my flash is no longer as great as it was!! I used to take pics and the flash would light 2-3 times giving a great, bright picture. It now flashes once before the pic is snapped giving a dark picture. If i push the flash button on the left side of the scrolling circle it goes from red eye flash (which flashes once) to no flash! I'm almost certain


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Nikon Coolpix L14 digital camera was dropped recently. Since then, when flash mode is set to AUTO, shutter-release button must be pressed several times to take a picture. If flash mode is OFF, shutter-release button takes a picture the first time pressed.


There is some misalignment within the camera that occurred while it fell. The possibility can be the trigger to the flash which was set off , there can be a crack on the electronic board, a possible switch issue of the flash trigger or a ... Digital Cameras

Hi we bought a vivitar v8324 for our parents for christmas who are not technically minded at all and hoped it would be a nice and easy and shoot, as there is no detailed manual in the box could you please tell me how do we make sure that the flash is on automatic every time they turn the camera on? we keep setting it to be auto flash but each time we turn the camera back on it has turned of again. Is there a manual of some sort that we could download for them as having something in front of them


You should contact Vivitar directly at www.vivitar.com You can e-mail them or call either way they should be ableto get you what you need. I hope this helps. SuperRichard37 ... Vivitar V8324 Digital Camera

I have a problem with the flash on my Sony DSC H5 in auto setting. It pops up and flashes ALL the time regardless of light.


Possible censor fault but it could be worse if the flash was not working at all. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5 Digital Camera

The flash is either far too bright or not bright enough even when using the auto setting. The flash either doesn't flash at all on "soft flash" and then blinds people when the flash is turned on so it produces very dark faces or bright white images. I've tried using different scene modes but this does not seem to work.


... Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera

Flash Hi I have set the camera on auto and flash not working at all, all i get is dark pictures can you plesae advise thanx.


You can turn flash off via one of the menus, make sure it is enabled. You may have a bad flash is everything looks OK. ... Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom Digital Camera

Camera does not take a picture evey time when it is set on the fully auto setting. A red light flashes on the bottom right hand side of the camera.


Without the make or model of camera it's difficult to say exactly what is or has been happening.What can be happening is, the camera can not obtain focus, light levels are to low or to high and out of the camera range of exposure, memory ... Canon Digital Cameras

HI, I have nikon L110 and when i click pictures without flash in portrait mode and auto mode it takes long time to display on screen after clicking the pictures .. but when i use flash it comes quickly . Please help me with this,, whether there is some setting i overlooked. Thank you. H


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Flash How can I force the Canon S3IS built in flash to fire every time I take a photo? When I have backlight it will not fire in the auto mode. My old Kodak digital had an easily set option but I can't work out how to do it this camera. Thanks


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I have a rebel xt 350D , using 75-300mm 5.6f lens to do some girls basketball photography inside a gym. Had camera set on: ISO 1600, M mode, 5.6f, 200 shutter speed (that seem to set automatically), used built in flash, Exposure level was in the middle of the chart, auto focus, al servo, continuous shooting, used awb. Got pretty good freeze action shots, with little or no blurring but the photos were dark. Some I could make lighter with photoshop but lost some detail and the contrast was too muc


Unless you were up close and personal, the built-in flash was your problem. Anything past about 15 feet and your picture will be dark. You would have been better off turning the flash off and using available light. Once the flash is off, you can set ... Digital Cameras

I am using D90 with programe Auto ISO 400, in clear day sun light my picture get very dark, but on same settings in door with auto flash I get very clear result why?


Additionally some remarks: I would recommend the ISO 200for daylight, as the D90 doesn't have a native 100 ISO (LOW 1). For a beginner enabling auto ISO is the better choice: this way the camera adapts to different conditions automatically, and you ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

AF problem Last week I took some pics that needed the flash turned off. I did that and took the pics with no problem. I turned the flash setting back to "auto" afterwards. (this may not be related to the current problem but does seem too much of a coincidence). Next time I went to use the camera, I got an AF(red dot) and a red hand on the screen. It would take one picture and then would be frozen (no zoom, no picture taking, but the screen would stay on). If I turn it back on I can then ta


Jangles,\015\012\015\012I am having the exact same problem. Have you found a fix ? ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera

How do i set flash for just one flash. it goes off many times for each shot even though "auto" is selected. thank you.


Depends on the camera. Most cameras set on auto that multi flash is only to make sure that the sensor inside is getting the right amount of light. What type of camera is it? ... Digital Cameras

I just bought a s4250 and the flash will not work not even when u set it to force flash and wont on auto in a dark room. Why?


... Fuji Digital Cameras

My nikon D5200 seems as if its flash and shutter speed is out of time resulting in my photos being to dark to see or to bright to see


Check to make sure auto bracketing is not turned on. Otherwise send it to Nikon as it is under warranty (assuming you didn't drop it etc) ... Nikon Digital Cameras
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