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[Question] About the flash.

The default setting of flash is [Flash Off].
You can select the flash mode that best suits your shooting conditions.

[Built-in Flash Range with [Flash ON] or ISO1600]
Wide-angle Approx. 20 cm to 10 m (from the front of the lens)
Telephoto Approx. 40 cm to 6.2 m (from the front of the lens)

The flash modes are as follows.

[Flash Modes]
Symbol Mode Description
Flash Off Flash Off The flash will not fire.
Auto Auto The flash fires automatically when the subject is poorly lit or backlit.
Red-Eye Flash Red-Eye Flash Reduces the red-eye phenomenon that makes people's eyes appear red in pictures.
Flash On Flash On The flash fires regardless of the lighting conditions.
Flash On (10M) Flash On (10M) The flash always fires with a range of 10 meters. At telephoto, the flash range is up to 6.2 meters.
Flash Synchro Flash Synchro The flash fires with the shutter speed slowed. This is useful when taking portrait pictures in a nightscape. Camera shake may occur, so the use of a tripod is recommended.
The operations for selecting a flash mode are shown below.

Press the Flash button Right (Flash) in a shooting mode.
Flash button
Flash options will appear in the screen like below. The symbol in the center of the screen is the currently selected option.
Flash mode options
3   Press the Up or down buttons to choose a flash mode.
•  A symbol of the current flash mode is displayed at the upper left of the picture display.
•  This auto focus/flash lamp blinks when the flash is charging. Once the flash is charged, the lamp turns off, and the camera is ready to shoot.

  You cannot take a picture when the flash is charging (approx. 8 seconds).
  When using the flash, the startup time of the camera may take longer until the camera is ready to shoot from when the camera is turned on.
  When AAA type batteries are used, the picture display will turn off while the flash charges.
Memo [Memo]
  The flash mode is retained until you press the flash button Right (Flash) again.
  The auxiliary flash fires to increase the AE accuracy.
  The flash cannot be used in some shooting modes or with some shooting menu options.
Answer ID: g07012
Date created: August 24, 2010
Date modified: --
Product: G700
Operating system:   --
Category: Hardware operations
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