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Adjust flash settings.


Choose a flash mode.

The flash fires when required. Recommended in most situations.
The flash fires whenever a picture is taken. Use for backlit subjects or for natural coloration when shooting in bright light.
Capture both the main subject and the background under low light (note that brightly lit scenes may be overexposed).
The flash fires immediately before the shutter closes.
The built-in flash can be used to control optional remote flash units.
The flash does not fire even when the subject is poorly lit. A tripod is recommended.

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.

Flash options can also be accessed using the FLASH SET-UP option in the shooting menu.

Red-Eye Removal

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.


Adjust flash brightness. Choose from values between +2 EV and -2 EV. Note that the desired results may not be achieved depending on shooting conditions and the distance to the subject.


Choose ON to remove red-eye effects caused by the flash.

Red-eye reduction is performed only when a face is detected.

Red-eye removal is not available with RAW images.