Nikon 1 J5

Camera Functions

Flash Photography

Use the built-in flash for additional lighting when the subject is poorly lit or to “fill-in” (illuminate) back-lit subjects.

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

Procedure

Auto Pop-up Modes

In auto mode and when an option other than HDR, easy panorama, night landscape, or landscape is selected in creative mode, the flash will pop-up automatically and fire when required.
01. Choose a flash mode.

Press "flash mode" on the multi selector to display a list of flash modes, then use the multi selector to highlight the desired mode and press OK to select.
02. Take pictures.

Press the shutter-release button halfway to focus and the rest of the way down to shoot. The flash will pop up and fire when required.
Manual Pop-up Modes

In P, S, A, M, and self-portrait modes, the flash must be raised manually. The flash will not fire if it is not raised.
01. Raise the flash.
Press the flash pop-up button to raise the flash.
02. Choose a flash mode.

Press "flash mode" on the multi selector to display a list of flash modes, then use the multi selector to highlight the desired mode and press OK to select.
03. Take pictures.
The flash will fire with every shot. To disable the flash, press it gently downward until it latches.

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