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Flash Setting on camera

When I take a regular picture sometimes it comes out to bright and I have not touched the settings, mostly because I don't know the settings.

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Re: Flash Setting on camera

Time to bite the bullet and read.
flash is probably the most difficult thing to master in photography. and usually high end camera manuals are smaller than the manuals for the flash units that they use.
over brightness is a result sensor settings. if the camera is looking at a dark area, it will ask the flash for more light. so, see if you are using spot metering, which lets you pick a small area of the subject and set the light and exposure for that area. if it is, then be careful where it is pointed. if you are set for a more broad metering, your camera will call for an averaging of the area probably nearer the center, but take into consideration the entire frame. the book will guide you as to how the camera is set to 'see' the subject.
read, read, read. its not really hard if you take a little at a time.
good luck

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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