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.01. Choose a flash mode.
• Keeping the
pressed, rotate the main command dial until the desired flash mode is displayed.
02. Take pictures.
The flash will pop up as required when
the shutterrelease button is pressed halfway and fire when a photograph is taken.
Manual Pop-up Modes
modes, the flash must be raised manually. The flash will not fire if
it is not raised.01. Raise the flash.
button to raise the flash. Note that if the flash is off or an optional external
flash unit is attached, the built-in flash will not pop up; proceed to Step 02.
02. Choose a flash mode (P, S, A, and M modes only).
button pressed, rotate the main command dial until the desired flash mode
03. Take pictures.
If an option other than
is selected, the flash will fire whenever a picture
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