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Flash i have a flashing red hand on my screen.

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  • jasseng Dec 21, 2008

    I have a red flashing hand all the time, the shutter is slow even with the flash, result - blurry pictures unless i steady camera on table, etc.

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It's the camera shake / blur warning.

You might have the camera set to an inappropriate 'scene' mode. If you are using 'landscape' or 'snow' for an indoor or night shot for example, the camera will select a slow shutter speed which will increase the chance of blur - hence the warning.

If you keep the selector switch all the way to the left (auto mode) you should be fine in most situations. Only use the 'scene' modes for specific purposes.

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