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Sony Cybershot w55 flash speed and recording folder

The flash on my camera flashes like 3 times before taking a picture and it is not even that clear. How do I change this to only flash once? Also, there is a 101 (recording folder) button that will not go away. How do I get this to go away?

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One flash is for the camera the set the exposure the second is to miminize red-eye the third is the actual flash. All digital cameras do it, you can only turn off the red-eye flash.

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My sony w370's flash doesnt work...i mean the flash does work bt only smtyms.....wen it is kept for a few weeks without being used...........then it work and after clicking 15-20 images it again doesnt...


Be aware your camera is not a professional DSLR with external flash lights.
Most camera's will get warm or even hot when you take several pictures with the flash on in a short time. Most manuals do have a warning about using the flash. Sometimes the camera is only allowed to take a picture with the flash on, once a minute or even once in a couple of minutes. When the camera becomes hot, it will prevent itself against overheating, by not charging the flash again.

Still it can be possible something els is wrong with your camera, but try to shoot with the flash, with greater intervals and look if you can use the flash any longer. Also when the battery is drained, the flash won't charge. When shooting continuously, you will drain your battery much quicker.

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Will not take a picture with flash


this URL is for the manual for your camera http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/manuals/pdf/index/a/finepix_av100_manual_01.pdf Page 28 explains how to toggle the flash on and off in different modes. It is easy and the explanation is short and clear. It is preferable to use a flash for fill light almost all the time so these modes are really great. However if you are in a low light setting you don't want the flash or you will get the 'snapshot' flash look. Try holding camera very steady and keeping the subject from moving too much and shoot without the flash. Once you get the hang of turning the flash on and off you won't hardly even need to look to do it....

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TAKING PICTURE TO SLOW


Here are some tips to make your camera faster. 1- Decrease picture resolution when you do not need that much resolution. The highest resolution have a big load of data to write, taking some time. 2- Turn off flash when possible. Every flash unit needs some time to charge and this can be time consuming. 3- The camera can take some time autofocusing. Press halfway the shutter until the camera locks its focus, than press the shutter all the way. This will help you to take even better pictures. Good luck!

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When using flash it flashes multiple times when taking picture..strobe flash


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You will find that if the flash pulses slowly several times before taking the main picture you have got the camera set to red eye reduction flash, you will see an eye symbol on the display.

Check the owners manual for the method of changing this to the setting you need.

http://ca.konicaminolta.com/support/manuals/film-cameras/film_af_slr/dynax_maxxum_400si/Maxxum400siManual-Part1.pdf

http://ca.konicaminolta.com/support/manuals/film-cameras/film_af_slr/dynax_maxxum_500si/Maxxum500siManual-Part2.pdf

http://ca.konicaminolta.com/support/manuals/film-cameras/film_af_slr/dynax_maxxum_500si/Maxxum500siManual-Part3.pdf

Above are the links to download the owners manual for this camera.

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Flash !


Turn off the flash on indoor pictures. also your ccd could be acting up. and it needs to be changed. The ccd is connected to the back of the lens. and it converts light to data. Hope this helps

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