Setting the Flash (Flash On) (PowerShot SX500 IS / SX160 IS)

Article ID: ART136782 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Setting the Flash (Flash On) (PowerShot SX500 IS / SX160 IS)


When setting [Flash] to [Auto], [Flash] is not activated if the surroundings are light. However, when shooting with the subject backlit, [Flash] is sometimes used not to make the subject dark. This section describes the setting to shoot the shots with constant flash.
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to [Program AE] ().
  • In the following shooting modes, you cannot set the [Flash] to the On setting to make it fire every time you shoot.
- [AUTO] (),[Low Light] (), [Fireworks] (),[Discreet Mode] (), [Movie] ()
  • The position and shape of the operation buttons, images displayed, and setting items may differ depending on the model you are using.

1. Press the <Power> button on the camera.

2.Lift the flash.(PowerShot SX500 IS)
Raise the flash. Press the <Flash up> button (). (PowerShot SX160 IS)

3. Press the <Flash> button ().

4. The following screen will appear in the LCD screen.

Operate the <directional buttons> to select the [Flash On] ().

Make sure to select [On].

5. If the following icon is displayed on the monitor, this completes the setting process.



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