HELP needed with NIKON 8700 flash

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Terry, Sep 26, 2007.

  1. Terry

    Terry Guest

    I have a Nikon CoolPix 8700 that I love.
    I'm trying to understand some of the bells & whistles that come with
    The manual is not very user friendly.
    Can someone help me figure out how to turn the flash off and take 1/2
    second photos?

    Terry, Sep 26, 2007
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  2. Terry

    Cooter Guest

    I have a CP 8800, but I think they work the same. With the camera set up to
    shoot, press the menu button and scroll to Speedlight Options. There should
    be a sub-option for auto- or manual flash pop-up. Set it to manual. In this
    mode you have to press the flash button on top of the camera to pop the
    flash unit up, so it will not flash unless you pop it up manually. Hope this
    Cooter, Sep 26, 2007
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