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Darkening images In our camera, and several other peoples cameras of differing brands, we have noticed that in photos taken with the flash, the image gets darker until it disappears through repeated viewing on computer and television display. Photos taken without the flash are ok, but we cannot workout how the flash photos are being degraded on the camera memory card.

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Re: Darkening images

When the flash is activated the camera reduces its light sensitivity[In old photo terms it 'Stops Down'] to prevent 'burnout'[or over exposure] As the flash is small powered and has only a limited 'throw' only the objects illuminated by the flash will be correctly exposed. On the other hand- with no flash the camera will open the aperture wider to maximise the light available.

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