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Old May 16, 2006, 7:06 AM   #1
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Mi problem is when ever i try to shot a picture with flash OFF... the hand icon appears on the screen and the resulting picture is blurred but with flash ON the picture isnt blurred :S

Is there a specific settings that im missing .... plz help
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Old May 19, 2006, 11:31 AM   #2
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The appearance of the 'hand icon' aka 'Cartoon Hand' means that there isn't enough lighting, which means either you should use the flash to supplement lighting or use a tripod (steady hand). Both of these won't often work because of lack of enough overall lighting. The solution is:

1) Compose the picture in such a way that there is more light within the frame, and try to focus on the lightest area as seen in the LCD. For example, in the day time, if you are facing a wall with an open window in it, move the focusing icon on the lightest area of the open window.

2) Use the flash, though a wastage of battery power, we have no choice there. But you will the picture right.

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