why does an amber light flash when i take a pic instead of the flash

bjornl

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I believe your amber light is a AF assist light. It throws a little extra light so that your camera has an easier time focusing. You can through your settings to enable the flash or turn off the AF assist.
 

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Question from dylan.zoey2015 : "why does an amber light flash when i take a pic instead of the flash"

i tryed that and still no flash. how could i tell if my flash is broke?
 

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i reset it as well and the same amber light flashes instead of regular flash i turn off the af and no flash at all. the flash is set to auto and in a dark room
 

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Set the camera to auto.
 
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