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Scruff81

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Scruff81 Registered since 14th Jul 2013
Sat 07-Sep-13 09:33 AM

This may seen like a silly question but I can't figure out how to turn off the built in flash on my D5200. I mainly shoot outdoors but have a family 21st party coming up and I read that the best way to take portraits in poor lighting is to turn off the flash and increase the ISO. Any advice would be appreciated.

Leonard62

Hatboro, Pa, US
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#1. "RE: D5200 built in flash" | In response to Reply # 0

Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library Nikonian since 15th Mar 2009
Sat 07-Sep-13 12:30 PM

Hi Fiona. Take the camera out of Auto mode.

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MEMcD

US
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#2. "RE: D5200 built in flash" | In response to Reply # 0

MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007
Sat 07-Sep-13 02:42 PM

Hi Fiona,

Welcome to Nikonians!
You can turn the Mode dial to Auto (flash off) (between Auto and SCENE on the mode dial) or use P, S, A, or M exposure modes.

Best Regards,
Marty

Scruff81

UK
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#3. "RE: D5200 built in flash" | In response to Reply # 2

Scruff81 Registered since 14th Jul 2013
Sun 08-Sep-13 10:14 AM

Thanks guys. I rarely use auto must have have had it on when I was shooting at Windsor park a few months ago and the flash kept popping up. I mainly use aperture priority and just assumed the flash would come on if needed so I was looking for an off button. I knew it was a silly question.

pjonesCET

Martinsville, US
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#4. "RE: D5200 built in flash" | In response to Reply # 3

pjonesCET Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 11th Jul 2011
Sun 08-Sep-13 03:18 PM | edited Mon 09-Sep-13 08:16 PM by pjonesCET

Should be able to go in the Menu > Camera set up and scroll down (pushing down arrow) until you see flash Should be able to turn off there

If you set ISO to semi-Automatic where you set a Maximum ISO it should not flash if you set f stops to take advantage of th High ISO.

This was taken with my 3200 inside with no Flash had ISO set to semi-Automatic

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MEMcD

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#5. "RE: D5200 built in flash" | In response to Reply # 3

MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007
Sun 08-Sep-13 03:20 PM

Hi Fiona,

There are No silly questions!

When in P,S,A,or M exposure modes, you must press the Flash button to turn the built-in Speedlight On.

Best Regards,
Marty

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