1. Press the (flash pop-up) button to raise the flash.

  • When the flash unit is not raised, the flash mode is set to (Off) automatically. You cannot change the setting.

  1. Press (Flash) on the control button.

  1. Select the desired mode.

  • When you do not want to fire the flash, push the flash unit down by hand to retract it.

(Advanced Flash)
Flash automatically operates in dark locations or when the subject is backlit. The ISO sensitivity is increased in a dark place to shoot a farther distance brighter.
Flash automatically operates in dark locations or when there is backlight.

Flash always operates.

(Slow Synchro)
Flash always operates.
The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light.

(Rear Slow Synchro)
Flash always operates.
The flash fires at the end of the exposure to allow you to shoot both the subject and background with more light.

Flash does not operate.

When the “White circular spots” appears in flash photos
This is caused by particles (dust, pollen, etc.) floating close to the lens. When they are accentuated by the camera’s flash, they appear as white circular spots.
How can the “White circular spots” be reduced?
  • Light the room and shoot the subject without a flash.

  • Select (Anti Motion Blur) or (High Sensitivity) mode in Scene Selection. ([Off] is automatically selected.)

  • The flash strobes twice. The first flash adjusts the light quantity.

  • While charging the flash, is displayed.

  • You cannot use the flash during burst shooting.

  • [Advanced Flash] can be set only when shooting mode is set to [Intelligent Auto] or [Superior Auto].

  • When shooting with the flash and the zoom is set to W, the shadow of the lens may appear on the screen, depending on the shooting conditions. If this happens, set the zoom to T and shoot with the flash again.

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