Velocity Reviews - Computer Hardware Reviews

Velocity Reviews > Newsgroups > Computing > Digital Photography > rebel XT flash problem / question

Reply
Thread Tools

rebel XT flash problem / question

 
 
grumpy
Guest
Posts: n/a
 
      04-12-2005
Just got my Rebel XT tonight, somewhat disappointed with the pics
taken in full auto with flash. they all come out dark with about 30%
of the histogram on the right totally flat. never had this problem
with powershot S50 or previous rebell. any help? I only have few days
to exchange the camera, any suggestions are appreciated.
 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
 
Julian Tan
Guest
Posts: n/a
 
      04-12-2005
Hey grumpy,

In my opinion, pics taken with onboard flash will always turn out
lacking, although I'm surprised that they're worse off than the
previous model. Were they taken under the same conditions? Things
such as the lighting available, range to subjects, and (depending on
the proximity) things such as walls can produce a different result.

A trick I usually use is to turn the camera on Tv (shutter priority)
mode and set the shutter speed to around 1/40 to increase the amount of
light coming in. Make sure to hold it steady though! You could also
experiment maybe with the ISO settings.

I'm thinking of purchasing an XT as well, so I'd be interested to hear
more comments from others.

Jules
http://www.shuttertalk.com - the friendliest digital photography forums
on the net!

 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Canon 350D/Rebel XT and 400D/Rebel XTi comparison and review Wayne J. Cosshall Digital Photography 3 10-20-2006 04:29 AM
Digital Rebel lens to Film Rebel? Rick Geyerman Digital Photography 7 09-23-2006 02:02 AM
Digital Rebel 300D vs Rebel XT Dr Nick Digital Photography 16 11-04-2005 08:22 PM
Canon Rebel 350D/Rebel XT vs Nikon D70 Siddhartha Jain Digital Photography 48 03-07-2005 03:02 AM
Canon Rebel 2000 (aka EOS 300) and Digital Rebel Lens Compatibility BPO Digital Photography 12 01-09-2004 06:12 AM



Advertisments