Using the Flash

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Chapter 2
Using the Flash
Use the flash when you take pictures at night, indoors, or outdoors in heavy 
shadows. The flash setting can be changed in any Still mode; the default flash 
setting is restored when the you exit the mode turn off the camera.
Flash Range
m Wide angle: 2 to 11.2 ft (0.6 to 3.4 m)
m Telephoto: 2 to 6.6 ft (0.6 to 2.0 m)
Turning On The Flash
1 Press the   button repeatedly to scroll 
through the flash options.
2 Press the OK button
The flash icon that is displayed on the 
LCD status bar (
page 9
) is the active 
option. 
Auto Flash—flash fires when 
the lighting conditions require 
it.
Off—flash never fires.
Fill—flash fires every time you 
take a picture, regardless of the 
lighting conditions.
Red-eye—flash fires once so 
the subject’s eyes become 
accustomed to the flash, then 
fires again when the picture is 
taken. 
Flash 
Setting