Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare CX7430 Digital Camera ?

Dark pictures despite flash

\015 The flash goes off, no matter which flash setting, but the pictures come out very dark as if no flash was used. Even under bright lights the pics are dark. Whites are pink. It's as if the picture snaps separately from the flash.\015

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