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12-05-2009, 08:25 PM   #1
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Optio E70 problem

Hello,

I'm new here so please bear with me if my topic has been discussed before.
I have a recently purchased Optio E70 camera. I have noticed that whenever I use flash, the picture is darker than without using flash. I have tried changing some settings but to no avail. Is there a specific setting that needs to be tweaked or is that phenomena normail?

Thanks

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12-10-2009, 12:01 AM   #2
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Theres a few potential issues at work.

First, p&s flashes are weak. Are you taking a picture of something far away (further than 20 ft)? if so move closer. Camera's can't capture a picture if its not actually lit.

thats my short diagnosis. The long one would be very confusing and unhelpful if your not familiar with photography beyond a p&s level.
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