Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera ?

How do I set the macro setting on a Canon Powreshot A610 and how can I switch of the flash?


Answers :

Press cursor-down to toggle the macro setting.
Press cursor-up to cycle through the flash modes.

The flash modes are described in the "Using the Flash" section of the Basic Guide (page 9 in my copy) and the macro mode in the "Shooting Close-ups (Macro)" section (page 10). If you need the manuals, you can download them from the manufacturer's web site at
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/digital_cameras/powershot_a_series/powershot_a610#BrochuresAndManuals
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