Having problems with your Olympus Camedia D-540 Zoom Digital Camera ?
Flash How do i turn of the Flash on my camera so i can take pic inside
There's actually TWO squiggly arrows in the menu, the one you want is the squiggly arrow with circle around it to turn off the flash. Not exactly sure what the other one does. Thank you to Babs for your input, without it I wouldn't have known how to experiment and figure this out! You can purchase the owners' manual for this camera for about $5 on Ebay (I plan to do so eventually). ALSO, I found a USB cord that works for this camera to upload pics to computer, without spending the $$ to buy it from the manufacturer. I just searched my junk drawer full of old cords,chargers, ect and found a random USB cord for some unknown device that just happens to fit my camera and it works great! Now I can send pics to friends for free (no software is needed, built into the camera itself). So if you need a USB cord for your camera and got any extra USB cords laying around, check it out.. you just might find one that fits! -Andy K.
Have the camera in shooting mode ready to take a picture. Press the right arrow button (this is the flash mode setting option). Keep pressing the right arrow to get to the desired flash mode you are looking for. In your case you want the squiggly arrow in a circle for flash off. One you do that then you are ready to take the image and the flash will not fire.
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