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Old Feb 7, 2005, 8:57 PM   #1
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I recently bought a Canon A85. I'm new to the digital camera stuff but the guy at the camera shop where I bought it adjusted the settings for me. He told me to keep it in the Program mode (P). The red-eye reduction is always on, but in nearly every photo I've taken, everyone's got glowing red eyes. Is the camera faulty? Am I doing something wrong? I wonder if it's a common problem for the A85. Can anyone recommend a setting to fix this? Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old Feb 11, 2005, 6:34 AM   #2
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DON`T use flash.
Or use software after.
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Old Feb 20, 2005, 4:44 PM   #3
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I've got an A85 too, and there is no fix. The problem, common to most tiny cameras, is that the flash is too close to the lens. Pre-flash sometimes helps by forcing the pupil of the eye to contract, but I have not found it to work very often.

Only real remedy is software to remove the red-eyes.
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