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Flash rebound I am new to digital cameras. So i took a long time searching before deciding on yhe tz3.The camera works great in daylight situations but with night snaps taking shots against glass or neon etc the flash is on the photograph also neon is exagerated spoiling the snaps.I have tried everything on the menu but cant seem to rectify. I am new to this but just back from holiday with mates all with different makes of cameras and not one had same problem. Any ideas. jack.

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Re: flash rebound

A camera flash against a glass, or any reflective surface, will bounce the flash light right back at you. Turn off flash when shooting through glass. Note flash is only for shots less than 12 ft distance. It take it you are shooting scenery shots through vechicles or buildings, ie, long scenery shots anyway, so flash does nothing but bad things.

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