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alsacienne Registered since 01st Aug 2011Sat 20-Aug-11 08:42 PM
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"Flash settings?"


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Hi, even when in broad daylight and full sun, my flash often goes off. It's really annoying because I don't necessarily want to front-light my topics. I then have to stop and manually put the setting to 'no flash.'

Are there standard settings on camera which make this happen? And if so, can I change those so that my default is always no flash and I can activate the flash only when I really want it?

Thanks!

  

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DocPMD Registered since 17th Jun 2011Sat 20-Aug-11 09:30 PM
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#1. "RE: Flash settings?"
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Sat 20-Aug-11 09:30 PM by DocPMD

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My guess is that you are shooting in "Auto" mode or one of the scene modes. In that case, if the camera decides that you need flash you get flash. As you note, the only way around it is to set the flash mode to "no flash".

The other way around the problem, of course, is to shoot in manual, program, shutter priority, or aperture priority mode. Then you only get flash when you ask for it.

Probably not what you wanted to hear.

Phil

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alsacienne Registered since 01st Aug 2011Sun 21-Aug-11 05:28 AM
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#2. "RE: Flash settings?"
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Phil, thanks for your quick answer!

  

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Pocobear Registered since 09th Apr 2011Sun 21-Aug-11 01:45 PM
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If you are using the green Auto mode, notice on the Mode dial right next to the green Auto setting there is a symbol of a circle with a slash though it with a lightning bolt in the middle. This is the green Auto mode without Flash. So if you are using Auto mode just turn the mode dial one click counterclockwise (anticlockwise) to the above symbol.

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alsacienne Registered since 01st Aug 2011Sun 21-Aug-11 03:17 PM
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Oh dear... Now I'm embarrassed: I'd never even noticed that icon!

Thx for pointing that out, David

  

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