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Too bright photos when using the flash

When I am using the flash, the photos are too bright, almost white. Someone else has this problem also I have seen here. I have tried to change exposure time and it is still the same. Does anybody know what the problem is?

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Check your manual with regard using the flash and the shutter setting available. You could try to take some of the light out of the situation by holding over the flash folded layers of tissue paper - but you will have to experiment -how see much is enough. Meanwhile do get on the the Fuji Tech Support team.

Posted on May 31, 2007

  • john ash
    john ash May 31, 2007

    you could also reduce the ISO factor setting
    to a lower number- say 200



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