Panasonic DMCGX1XS User Manual (en)

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Recording
Applicable modes: 
Set the built-in flash to match the recording.
Open the flash.
1
Select [FLASH] in the [REC] Mode menu.
2
Press 
3/4 to select a mode and press [MENU/SET].
Exit the menu after it is set.
The flash is activated twice. The interval between the first and second flash is 
longer when [
] or [
] is set. The subject should not move until the second 
flash is activated.
Switching to the appropriate flash setting
Item
Description of settings
: Forced Flash ON
:
Forced ON/Red-Eye 
Reduction
The flash is activated every time regardless of the recording conditions.
Use this when your subject is back-lit or under fluorescent light.
: Slow Sync.
:
Slow Sync./
Red-Eye Reduction
When taking pictures against a dark background landscape, this feature 
will slow the shutter speed when the flash is activated. Dark background 
landscape will appear brighter.
Use this when you take pictures of people in front of a dark 
background.
Using a slower speed can cause motion blur. Using a tripod can 
enhance your photos.
Œ: Forced Flash 
OFF
The flash is not activated in any recording conditions.
Use this when you take pictures in places where the use of the 
flash is not permitted.
Close the flash to turn it off when the built-in flash is used.