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Flash pops up but doesnt activate in auto mode.Tried changing mode to fill in as manual suggests but no change

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SOURCE: FD95 flash problem!

The flash doesn't open automatically. There is a button on the side of the camera that says Flash (open).

Posted on Sep 13, 2005

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SOURCE: Sony Cybershot DSC-H7 - can not change flash settings

If you go into the camera settings; look under rec mode. It might be in "burst" mode. Flash will only work while in "normal" mode.


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Posted on Apr 03, 2008

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SOURCE: can not change my flash setting

I found on another site advice to format the internal memory.
1) Remove the memory stick
2) press menu
3) There's a tab for memory management with a Format option. Format the memory

This seems to have worked for some people. Others said they had to format the memory stick (same steps as above), but with the stick still in.

Niether of these worked for me.

But I did find an "intialize" option on the set-up menu that restores the original defaults.

After doing all 3 of these things, the flash will now work in all modes.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: my flash is not working even tho ive got it set on

may be you are shoting in burst mode, in burst mode flach is disabled

Posted on May 10, 2010

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How di I manually pop open the flash


Press the OPEN (flash) button.
This button is on the side of the camera just below the flash.

The flash mode button (lightning icon) is at the lower left on the rear of the camera.
This only changes settings when the flash is up.
This cycles through Auto, red-eye reduction, forced flash and no flash.
The mode shows in the finder or the LCD screen.
AUTO mode does not show.

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Nikon D5100 camera flash does not pop-up. Any suggestions?


You can't pop up the flash in the Auto mode. In this mode the camera decides whether to use the flash or not.

Try switching to one of the PSAM modes. Does the flash then pop up when you push the flash button?

Jan 17, 2014 | Nikon D5100 Digital Camera

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My camera doesnt' work indoors. i try to take a picture and it doesnt' take when I'm in AUTO mode. However, when I'm in LANDSCAPE mode the pic will take. it seems like the flash isn't active in AUTO...


You must have a software glitch because the flash is supposed to be in the auto mode when the selector is in auto, unless you manually turn the flash off and the flash should go back to auto every time the camera is turned off and back on. Here's a work around. Turn the dial to indoor and use the flash button on the ring to set the flash to auto. In the indoor setting you can set the flash to on, off, or auto.

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Auto flash won't pop up


With the Canon XSi, the flash should automatically pop up in FULL AUTO mode when it thinks it needs to. In modes like Manual Mode, you need to pop it up yourself. There is a button on the front next to the lens that looks like a lightning bolt, that's the flash activator. Try popping your camera into Manual Mode and press that button. If it doesn't work then there might be a problem with the mechanism and needs repairs.

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Taking pictures without flash takes a long time


You need to change the flash mode. It sounds like you may have "Flash On" (which seems to be a flash-fill mode) when what you need is "Auto Flash". To change the flash mode, press the flash button, then use the right/left arrows to highlight the right option, then menu/OK to select and save the option. Let me know if you need a link to the user manual for more details.

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Red dye reduction


Hi,
You can find your manual here....www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/manual/zoom/man_c725uz_e.pdf

You find how to disable red eye function on page no: 63 in that manual.

For quick reference i am giving the details briefly,

The flash modes are as follows:

AUTO FLASH:

Automatically fires in low-light and backlight conditions.

RED EYE REDUCTION FLASH:

This mode significantly reduces
the phenomenon of “red-eye”
by emitting about 10 preflashes
before firing the regular
flash. This mode works the
same as the auto-flash except
for the pre-flashes.

To change between flash modes:

1 Press the (flash) switch.
● The flash pops up.
2 Press the / (flash mode) button
repeatedly until the desired flash mode
indication appears.
● The flash mode changes ,
● If / is not pressed within 2 seconds after the selection screen is
displayed, the selection screen disappears.
● To de-activate the flash (Flash Off mode ), push the flash back into the
camera.
3 Press the shutter button halfway.
● When the flash is ready to fire, the
(flash stand-by) mark lights.
4 Press the shutter button all the way.
● The flash fires.


Hope my info solves your problem,
Thanx for using fixya,
Good Luck.

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My flash doesnt work either. Holding the flash button down doesnt do anything either (in program mode)

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Pop-Up flash - Rebel xti


You will need to send the camera for servicing. There's a lever mechanism inside the flash unit which is responsible for popping up the flash. Since it is a mechanical device, it is sometimes prone to failure. I suggest not to put manual pressure to force the flash to come out, as it may cause permanent damage. Instead, send the camera for service.

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Powershot S1 Digital Camera: Flash won't fire


Make sure the camera is not in Document mode . Document takes a picture with added contrast so text stands out. Make sure the camera is not set to Infinity focus . When you select Infinity Focus, the camera automatically turns off the flash and auto focus so you get sharp, clear pictures. Make sure the camera is set to Fill, Auto, or Red Eye flash. See your camera manual for details about setting the flash.

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