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The flash suddenly stopped working...I noticed over the weekend when I was using my camera at night or indoors the flash wasn't automatically going off. I checked the settings and the flash was turned on, I even tried re-setting the camera and it still doesn't work?

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All photos suddenly too dark, even using flash.


If you are sure you are in automatic mode, the green camera logo on the top dial, your pictures have to be correct.
The exposure compensation should not be available in automatic, so that can't be the reason. (if you are in automatic)
The only thing you could look for, is the exposure metering. There you can chose 3 modes, and I do advise to chose Multi-pattern (should be default) because then not only the centre is measured.
If the pictures stay too dark, while in automatic and Multi-pattern, i think your camera is defect. It has nothing to do with the battery. If the battery voltage drops beneath a certain point the camera will stop completely and not work half.

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Problem with over-exposed photos


My suggestion is to try to reset to factory settings.

You may have accidently affected an exposure timing setting.

Or just try to use it in an automatic mode.

I sounds like a setting, since indoor flash pics are good, as you say.

Oct 20, 2011 | Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

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I have a canon camera A460. when i used outdoor the image appears to be white..but when i used it indoor it appears okey


Hi.

It could be over exposure or maybe it is set to indoor or night settings.. Try setting it to automatic or to "outdoor" when you go outside and then take a picture.

Aug 02, 2011 | Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

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The flash is not working on my Fuji FinePix F402 Digital Camera


If the flash is faulty, it will most likely be to expensive to repair. You can still use the camera, though. Indoor photos will be to dark unless you turn off the flash. Cycle through the flash modes untill you get the Suppressed Flash symbol. Flash mode button is next to the zoom button. Watch out for camera shake when shooting indoor without flash.

Mar 27, 2010 | Fuji FinePix F402 Digital Camera

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I have never used a slr camera, what setting do you need for inside fotos at a reception at night (low light) or good lighting. and what setting do i use outside sunny where i do not have the white cloudy...


Indoors it's always better to use a flash. Your camera will switch to proper settings automatically on auto mode. Indoors you can use ISO 400, 1/125s, f5.6 (all this depends on light and distance). Outside ISO 100, 1/250s, f8.
With camera's auto-mode you don't have to bother. Have smaller aperture (bigger f-value) for more depth and shorter exposure (bigger number on shutter speed - it reads 1/speed) for stopping the motion.
With some practise you find out the proper settings for each situation. This has taken me roughly some 30-odd years and still I get surprised almost daily.
Digital camera is better than a 'normal' film camera since you see the results right away and can change the parameters in a whiff and takea new picture. Bad ones you can delete.

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A630 Indoor pictures are too dark in Auto, Flash


try using night mode indoors. otherwise, simply get into setup and go back to factory settings, and use AUTO mode. hope it helps

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Olympus mju850 - fine at night but hugely overexposed in daylight


it is ur luck if camera still works in indoor pics then only take indoor pics but the pics are not crisp and clear they need to be there will be dis colored and scratchy but u can try see which are better i think pics without flash with adequate light will be better one's

i am here to help u in this if u like

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My snaps are underexposed with 350D camera and 580EX TTL


Set camera:

Single shot mode not servo/C modes
Focus sensor set for center
Make sure exp. comp is not set on -(minus) side.
Make sure your subject is locked on and not moving out of the autofocus (center) sensor.

atdlee@netzero.com

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Best situation to use each of the shooting modes


Program Auto (Factory default setting) Program Auto mode is used for regular photography. The camera automatically makes the settings for natural color balance. Other functions, such as the flash mode and metering, can be adjusted manually. Portrait Portrait mode is suitable for taking a portrait-style picture of a person. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Landscape + Portrait Landscape + Portrait mode is suitable for taking photos which include both your subject and the landscape. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Landscape Landscape mode is suitable for taking pictures of landscapes and other outdoor scenes. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. Night scene Night scene mode is suitable for shooting pictures in the evening or at night. The camera sets a slower shutter speed than is used in normal shooting. If you take a picture of a street at night in any other mode, the lack of brightness will result in a dark picture with only dots of light showing. In this mode, the true appearance of the street is captured. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. If you use the flash, you can take pictures of both your subject and the night background. Indoor Indoor mode enables you to take pictures while indoors by allowing the flash to reach farther away. Beach & Snow Beach & Snow mode enables you to take pictures of scenery containing white sand or snow. Cuisine Cuisine mode enables you to take pictures of food by increasing the saturation, sharpness and contrast settings to take sharp, vivid pictures of the subject. Self-portrait Self-portrait mode enables you to take a picture of yourself while holding the camera. Point the lens towards yourself, and the focus will be locked on you. The camera automatically sets the optimal shooting conditions. The zoom is fixed in the wide position and cannot be changed. QuickTime Movie QuickTime Movie mode lets you record movies with sound. The focus and zoom are locked. If the distance to the subject changes, the focus may be compromised.

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