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Powershot S1 Digital Camera: Flash won't fire

I have a Canon Powershot S1 Digital Camera. Recently I observed that the Flash pops when there is not sufficient light but won't fire. So I can't take snaps at night. Please help !!!

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Make sure the camera is not in Document mode . Document takes a picture with added contrast so text stands out. Make sure the camera is not set to Infinity focus . When you select Infinity Focus, the camera automatically turns off the flash and auto focus so you get sharp, clear pictures. Make sure the camera is set to Fill, Auto, or Red Eye flash. See your camera manual for details about setting the flash.

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You can change the flash intensity. Refer to manual. I have seen that many times getting set to mininum value to save power

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