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D Using the Built-in Flash
Set flash exposure compensation if the flash exposure of the subject
does not come out as desired. You can set the exposure compensation
up to ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments.
Press the <Q> button (7).
The Quick Control screen will appear
Press the <W> <X> or <Y> <Z>
keys to select [y*].
[Flash exposure comp.] will be
displayed at the bottom.
Set the exposure compensation
If the exposure is too dark, turn the
<6> dial to the right (for increased
If the exposure is too bright, turn the
<6> dial to the left (for decreased
When you press the shutter button halfway, the <y> icon will
appear in the viewfinder.
After taking the picture, cancel the flash exposure
compensation by setting it back to 0.
y Flash Exposure CompensationK
If [z2: Auto Lighting Optimizer] (p.146) is set to any setting other
than [Disable], the image may still look bright even if a decreased flash
exposure compensation is set.
If flash exposure compensation is set with an external Speedlite (sold
separately, p.181), you cannot set the flash exposure compensation with the
camera (Quick Control or External flash function settings). If it is set with both
the camera and Speedlite, the Speedlite’s setting overrides the camera’s.