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Pictures are dark, even when flash is being used

We have noticed that our pictures are sporatically dark. It doesn't seem to matter what mode we are using. Nor does it matter if we choose to manually use the flash (which does go off when we take a picture). Any ideas???

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  • Riverscooter Nov 01, 2007

    Yes I am having the same issue. This happens with my Promaster flash or the camera's pop up flash. Very frustrating. Have tried different combinations of settings with inconsitent flash results.

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Press the FN button under the toggle on right side of LCD screen. You will see white balance on left. Toggle down to the "flash" symbol".  Should work a treat now. If not using flash go to FN again and raise ISO.(Don"t forget to go to Auto white balance again!!)

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