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Optional EF-42, EF-20, and EF-X20 shoe-mounted ash units (P 97) can be used for additional lighting
when shooting at night or indoors under low light. See the manual provided with the ash unit for
To choose the ash mode for the optional ash unit, select I 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.
AUTOAUTO (AUTO FLASH)(AUTO FLASH)//
KK (RED EYE REDUCTION)(RED EYE REDUCTION) * * The ash res when required. Recommended in most situations.
NN (FORCED FLASH)(FORCED FLASH)//
LL (FORCED FLASH)(FORCED FLASH) * *
The ash res whenever a picture is taken. Use for backlit subjects or for natural
coloration when shooting in bright light.
PP (SUPPRESSED FLASH)(SUPPRESSED FLASH) The ash does not re even when the subject is poorly lit. Use of a tripod is rec-
ll (2ND CURTAIN SYNC.)(2ND CURTAIN SYNC.)//
dd (2ND CURTAIN SYNC.)(2ND CURTAIN SYNC.) * * The ash res immediately before the shutter closes.
OO (SLOW SYNCHRO)(SLOW SYNCHRO)//
MM (RED-EYE & SLOW)(RED-EYE & SLOW) * *
Capture both the main subject and the background under low light (note that
brightly lit scenes may be overexposed).
ND CURTAIN SYNC.
* Red-eye removal (K, L, M, or d) is available in these modes when ON is selected for
B RED EYE REMOVAL in the shooting menu (P 73). Red-eye removal minimizes “red-eye”
caused when light from the ash is re ected from the subject’s retinas as shown in the il-
lustration at right.
RIf p is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway, the ash will re when the photo is taken.
RThe ash may re several times with each shot. Do not move the camera until shooting is complete.
RRemove lens hoods to prevent shadows in photos taken with the ash.
QThe ash does not re in silent mode.