Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera ?
I have an Olumpus Evolt 500. When I open the flash, I get the red lightning symbol, but the flash doesn't flash. Thank you
Is the flash on "auto"? It may be turned off in your settings
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