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The flash and timing are messed up.

THis camera has worked great for two years and now all of a sudden the timing in between when I snap the picture and when it processes has changed. I tried to fix it without a manual (can't find mine) and then I ended up changing the flash settings! Please help if you can!

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What mode are you in?

go to sony.com and try to download a manual in the customer support section. i believe sony is fairly on top of these things and as its a recent released camera it's definitely there if they stock user manuals on the site.

if it says "processing" when you take the pic, you are in low-light mode and it's holding the shutter open abnormally long to let in as much light as possible. this is for moonlit pictures and such where you would otherwise see BLACK. and it uses no flash, so it must 'expose' the picture longer than normal.

if you dont know or cannot figure out hot to modify the camera settings put it on the little green camera setting, or "auto" mode. then push the flash button until it has ONE large lightning bolt, or a crossed-out lightning bolt for the fastest flash or no flash.

you could have it in "slow-syncro" which flashes numerous times to expose more of the photo-field to light......

get a manual :) its a good one and well-wort using and learning for such a nice camera.

best of luck!
Figit090

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

  • Figit090 Mar 04, 2008

    meh...here you go, check this out for a manual;


    click "user guide"

    http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-d...

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