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Flash Hi I have set the camera on auto and flash not working at all, all i get is dark pictures can you plesae advise thanx.

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You can turn flash off via one of the menus, make sure it is enabled. You may have a bad flash is everything looks OK.

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How do I lighten the pictures?


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White balance should be set to auto,
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the manual will guide you on how to set up to read light from the subject. spot metering a dark area will cause general overexposure, or a washed out look. spot metering a bright area will cause a dark image. if you are on spot meter and shoot two people standing together against a bright lit background, your meter will see between them if they are centered, and read all that bright background, setting the camera to a less sensitive combination of aperture / shutter speed, resulting in a dark image. use field averaging meter setting and be sure you are metering the subject and not the background. try shooting a wall that is fairly clear of other colors and uniform it light hitting it, you should have a correctly exposed image. since it works in other modes (at least 1, anyway) then it is unlikely you have an exposure compensation issue. that is the only other non defect issue that would cause your problem.
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Hello jmmarsh, replacement of the flash unit is the righ solution. 50 Euro for my account. If you need more info, please advice. Arpi

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