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Flash works but timing is off

My camera works and ocassionally takes good pictures, but most of the time I either get dark pictures or too much flash pictures (Too white)The flash goes off, but it may flash too late and you get the dark pictures. Sometimes it uses an ultra strong flash and its too bright. I have set up the camera correctly, but I continue to have this problem. Anybody know why or has had this same issue?

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    My camera is a DSC P100 but is doing the same thing - if it doesn't use flash then the picture is too dark - this is when the camera is set to fully auto.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I have the same problem. Keep getting dark pictures. Setting is correct and flash timing just doesn't work properly.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    Keep getting dark pictures, no matter what the setting is.



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If your camera is set properly there seems to be bad connection between shutter and the flash and you will have to send it in. I would though look again at the way your camera is set up for flash fotography.

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I have this problem using an off-camera flash. The problem is a bad connection within your off shoe cord. Try removing the cable off the hotshoe on your camera and put it back on. If that does not work, try removing the flash from the connection on the cable and put it back on. If that doesn't work, there may be a bad connection within the wiring of the cable and it may need to be replaced.

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