Nikon 1 AW1

Camera Functions

Flash Photography

The flash will fire automatically to illuminate dark or back-lit subjects when set to auto and in some scene modes, including portrait and close-up modes. In P, S, A, and M modes, the flash must be turned on or off manually. Turning the flash off when photographing poorly lit subjects may result in slower shutter speeds and blurred shots or heavy shadows in backlit subjects. Using the flash prevents blur and ensures that backlit subjects are not in shadow.

Flash on


01. Press the flash pop-up button to raise the flash.
02. Choose a flash mode.

Press the flash mode button to display a list of flash modes, then use the multi selector to highlight the desired mode and press OK to select.
03. Press the shutter-release button halfway to focus and the rest of the way down to shoot.

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