Having problems with your Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera ?
Undo flash I have a powershot sd450. If I want to take close up pictures, how do I undo the flash?
On the back of the camera you should see a little picture of a lightning bolt. Click this multiple times and it will cycle thru the different flash settings. Look for the one where the bolt is in a circle and there's a diagonal line going across it. This means NO FLASH. Once you have set that it will prevent the camera from firing the flash.
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Undo flash I have a powershot sd450. If I want to take close up pictures, how do I undo the flash?
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