Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera ?

Animal Eyes When I take a picture of our pets with my camera their eyes come out white when they are supposed to be dark. All of the pictures have been indoors with the flash and the camera set to auto. I'm illiterate when it comes to cameras so could someone help me out! Thanks.


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There is a setting on the canon cameras called red eye. Its in the menu and what it does is pops the flash at 2 different times. The first one is a soft low intensity flash this lights up the room and the back ground. The second flash will stop the subject and capture the image. Try this
I've seen some of those white eyes photos.\015\012Some are down right scary.\015\012\015\012I'm sure you have encountered red-eye when taking flash photos of people.\015\012\015\012With some animals, it is not red - but white.\015\012\015\012....\015\012\015\012Try to catch the animal looking away from the camera when you take that flash picture. Have someone distract him/her.\015\012\015\012............\015\012\015\012Fixing Demonic Pet Eyes\015\012\015\012http://graphicssoft.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=graphicssoft&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.myjanee.com%2Ftuts%2Fpeteyes%2Fpeteyes.htm\015\012\015\012\015\012http://graphicssoft.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=graphicssoft&zu=http%3A%2F%2Ftlbtlb.com%2Ftlbimages%2Fmax2.html
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Animal Eyes When I take a picture of our pets with my camera their eyes come out white when they are supposed to be dark. All of the pictures have been indoors with the flash and the camera set to auto. I'm illiterate when it comes to cameras so could someone help me out! Thanks.


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