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Indoor photos are too dark and skin tones orange-ish

In indoor areas that are not bright, my photos come out slightly dark (or a lot) and skin tones are orangy. I felt the flash was not strong enough, so I purchase a small slave strobe (Quantaray MS-1) for additional external flash. It actually makes my picture darker! I figure the slave flash is too bright and the camera is compensating now for too bright a picture and giving me an even darker picture.

I have tried changing the Image Brightness (adjusting exposure) on the camera, but there is no change.

I just want a normal colored picture, not dark, with good skin tones. I take a lot of pictures in my church, and at my place of business....and having this problem both places. Help. Charlotte

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I have the same problem at my church with the indoor lighting on my camera. I'm able to get it work by putting the whole thing on manual and adjusting the lighting settings that way.

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