Having problems with your Pentax K200D 10 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera With Shake Reduction 18-55MM F/3.5-5.6 Lens and 50-200M ?

Washed out pictures using a Bower 724 AFPX flash

\015 All pictures from 1' to 12' are completely washed out when using the flash. I lost the manual. What settings on the camera should be used?\015

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This is probably not the camera settings. Pentax k200D wilt only give auto-flash with just three of their own units. Sounds like you have the Bower set on Auto. Set the flash to Manual, and adjust exposure on the aperture setting with the body set to manual as well.
Note that several people have reported problems with Bower units on digital cameras (and not just on Pentax)
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