Canon PowerShot A20 User Guide

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Problem
Cause
Solution
Set the flash on.
Set exposure compensation to a positive
value.
Change the white balance setting as
necessary.
When flash is used, the distance between
lens and subject should not exceed 4.2 m
(13.8 ft.) at maximum wide angle or 2.5 m
(8.2 ft.) at maximum telephoto setting.
When flash is used, the distance between
lens and subject should be no less than
26 cm (10.2 in.).
Set exposure compensation to a negative
value.
Adjust the camera angle.
Set the flash to any other mode except
On.
Set the flash to any other mode except
Off.
The subject comes
out underexposed
(too dark).
The subject comes
out overexposed (too
bright).
The flash doesn’t fire.
Insufficient light for shooting.
The subject is darker than the
surroundings.
The white balance setting is not
appropriate.
The subject is beyond the range
of the flash.
The subject is too close to the
flash.
The subject is brighter than the
surroundings.
Light is shining or reflecting into
the camera.
The flash mode is set so that
the flash always fires.
The flash mode is set to Off.
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