Most digital SLR cameras are equipped with a pop-up flash. 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.
01. Choose a metering method.
Select matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted
metering to activate i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR. Standard i-TTL flash
for digital SLR is activated automatically when spot metering is selected.
02. Press the flash pop-up button.
The built-in flash will pop up and
begin charging. When the flash is fully charged, the flash-ready indicator will light.
03. Choose a flash mode.
Press the Flash button and rotate the main command
dial until the desired flash mode icon is displayed in the control panel.
04. Check exposure (shutter speed and aperture).
Press the shutter-release
button halfway and check shutter speed and aperture. The effects of the flash can
be previewed by pressing the Pv button to emit a modeling flash.
the photograph, focus, and shoot.
1: Pv button
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