Most digital SLR cameras are equipped with a pop-up flash.
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.
Auto Pop-up Modes
modes, the built-in flash automatically pops up and
fires as required.1. Choose a flash mode.
button pressed, rotate the command dial until the desired flash mode appears in
the information display.
2. Take photographs.
The flash will pop up as required
when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, and fire when a photograph is
taken. If the flash does not pop up automatically, DO NOT attempt to raise it by hand.
Failure to observe this precaution could damage the flash.
Manual Pop-up Modes
modes, the flash must be raised manually. The flash will not fire if it is not
raised.1. Raise the flash.
raise the flash.
2. Choose a flash mode.
button pressed, rotate the command dial until the
desired flash mode appears in the information display.
3. Take photographs.
The flash will fire whenever a picture
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