• Off (
): The ﬂash does not ﬁre.
• Auto (
): The ﬂash ﬁres automatically under low light conditions.
• Red-Eye (
): “Red-eye” is the phenomenon where eyes look reddish in photographs taken with
a ﬂash in dark environments. Use the Red-eye ﬂash option to reduce this phenomenon.
• Fill-In (
): The ﬂash ﬁres regardless of the environmental light conditions. Use this ﬂash mode
when photographing against the light to brighten the subject.
• Slow Sync (
): Use when you are using a slow shutter speed under low light conditions. Syncs
the ﬂash to the low shutter speed so that the background and subject have the same brightness.
Touch the Menu (
) tab “Flash.”
Touch a desired submenu item.
To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return (
Using the Flash function, you can set the built-in ﬂash to ﬁre in different ways.
Select the Photo (
) mode by pressing the MODE button. page 49
• Do not ﬁre the ﬂash with the ﬂash bulb covered with your hand.
• Do not ﬁre the ﬂash close to people’s eyes as the subjects could suffer a temporary loss of vision.
• The optimum distance from the camcorder to the subject when using the built-in ﬂash is 7 to 10 feet.
• Battery power is consumed faster with repeated use of the ﬂash.
• The ﬂash function is not available:
When you have enabled “Cont. Shot”
When you are recording videos
When you are capturing still images during video recording (Dual Recording).
• The red-eye reduction may not produce the desired effect due to individual differences, if the subject
is moving, or when the subject is far from the camcorder.
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