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How can I turn off the flash when taking pictures?

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  • kakima Dec 08, 2016

    Hi Katherine Brooks, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?

    What make and model camera? What exposure mode(s) are you using?

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Set a higher ISO, or use a wider aperture.

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Using flash freezes up camera


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