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Pentax S4 no flash problem

I just bought the Pentax S4. This camera is great, but I have this one problem. Whenever I turn off the flash manually and try to take the picture, the shutter speed is set very low. This turns in blurry pictures unless the camera is hold still. This doesn't happen when the flash is set to auto. How do you fix this? This happens on indoors.

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Re: Pentax S4 no flash problem

Well this camera has no manual controls so it's merely compensating for the lack of available light by lowering the shutter speed. I don't think there's very much you can do about it -- maybe you can try to lower the EV -/+ setting (I forget what it's called, it makes your image darker or brighter). If the camera didn't lower the shutter speed you would simply get dark pictures where you can't see anything

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