Having problems with your Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera ?
Camera turns on but flash won't flip up so that we can take a picture on Auto?
Is the lightning bolt flashing in the view finder? If so, then 'auto' is suggesting that you use the flash. To activate the flash, press the "lightning bolt" UP button on the upper left of the camera (below the mode dial).
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