Use the built-in flash for additional lighting when shooting at night or indoors under low light.
The flash modes available vary with the shooting mode.
Slide the (flash pop-up) switch to raise the flash.
Select [FLASH SET-UP] > [FLASH MODE] in the shooting menu. The options shown below will be displayed; press the selector up or down to highlight an option and press [MENU/OK] to select.
Depending on the distance to the subject, some lenses may cast shadows in photos taken with the flash.
Be careful not to injure yourself on the edges of the raised flash.
If is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway, the flash will fire when the photo is taken.
Except in commander mode, the flash may fire several times with each shot. Do not move the camera until shooting is complete.
When “intelligent face detection” is active, and on is selected for “red eye removal”, red-eye removal is available in , , , . Red-eye removal minimizes “red-eye” caused when light from the flash is reflected from the subject’s retinas.
Flash Sync Speed
The flash will synchronize with the shutter at shutter speeds of 1/180 s or slower.