PowerShot SX280 HS Support
FAQs & troubleshooting

Setting the Flash (Flash On) (PowerShot SX270 HS / PowerShot SX280 HS)

Content Id: 8201828300


Solution

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.

Caution

In some shooting modes, you cannot set the [Flash] to the On setting to make it fire every time you shoot.
The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to [Program AE] ().
The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.

For details on the shooting modes that you cannot set the [Flash] to the On setting to make it fire every time you shoot, refer to the table at the end of this page.

1. Press the ⋖Power⋗ button to turn the camera on.


2. Press the ⋖Flash⋗ () button.


3. The following screen will appear on the LCD monitor.

Press the ⋖⋗⋖⋗ keys to choose [Flash On] ().

Make sure [On] is selected.


4. If the following icon is displayed on the monitor, the setting process is complete.


In the following shooting modes, you cannot set the [Flash] to the On setting to make it fire every time you shoot.

ModelShooting Modes that cannot be Set
PowerShot SX280 HS
PowerShot SX270 HS
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