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The flash keeps flashing

I was taking a picture with the father inlaws camera canon xti Rebel and when the camera is on Auto the flash keeps flashing really fast before it actually takes the picture i dont me once about 10 times.This is really anoying

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Hi sneakers
the camera is firing the flash to help it auto focus,the only way to stop it find an area of the picture that has more light/contrast or switch to manual focusing.
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ian

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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