Doing more with your camera
Changing the flash settings
NOTE: Flash settings are pre-set for each picture-taking mode. Some of the flash settings may not be
available in all Capture or Scene modes. When you change to Auto or Red-eye in some of these
modes, it becomes the default until you change it.
When the lighting conditions require it.
Every time you take a picture, regardless of the lighting conditions. Use
when the subject is in shadow or is “backlit” (when light is behind the
subject). In low light, hold the camera steady or use a tripod.
Red-eye Once, so the subject’s eyes become accustomed to the flash, then fires
again when the picture is taken. (If the lighting conditions require flash
but do not require Red-eye reduction, the flash may fire only once.)
Press the Flash button repeatedly to scroll
through flash modes
(see Flash modes table).
The active flash icon is displayed
on the LCD screen.