Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

My pictures are coming out very dark at night despite having the flash on. Not sure if I accidentally changed some setting or what. There is an icon at the bottom, middle of screen that looks like a hand. What is this?


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The hand icon may be a warning of low light or about stabalisation if your camera has this feature. You don't say what model your camera is, but Canon usually use a jagged arrow icon, like a lightening bolt, to indicate the flash is on. If this is blinking, then the flash is still charging up. Does the camera actually flash? A low battery may prevent the flash from charging up enough to provide the light needed. In any case, flash only works for subjects that are reasonable close up.
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