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hoSSo Mar 23, 2005 7:22 PM

Hello guys, I recently baught a Canon PowerShot A75 , my problem is that everytime I use the flash the image seems to be very dark compared to when I dont use the flash. Its only when I use night mode that the image seems to come out normal. Is this a common problem? and is there a way to fix it?

Thank in advance!

PhilR. Mar 23, 2005 10:19 PM

How far away is your subject? How about posting a shot so we can see what is going on?


hoSSo Mar 23, 2005 10:27 PM

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About 1.5 metres away

Heres a pic with flash

hoSSo Mar 23, 2005 10:27 PM

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And one without flash

pianoplayer88key Mar 23, 2005 11:17 PM

What are all the settings you're using on the camera when you take the shot? IMHO, at that distance the flash SHOULD be illuminating the subject - I wonder if the flash isn't properly synchronizing with the shutter?

slipe Mar 24, 2005 12:51 AM

That isn't normal at all. I guess you didn't really need me to tell you that. If it is a new camera I would take it back. I don't know of a setting that would cause that if the flash is actually firing.

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