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The corner of the image is shaded when using the flash (DSC)

The corner of the image is shaded when using the flash (DSC)

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This can happen with compact cameras because there is typically a small distance between the lens and flash.

 

shadow corner

The combination of a large zoom range, good wide angle capabilities and the compact design of the body can cause flash shading when shooting at short distances.

shades example This is not a malfunction or a reason for repair.

Try to take the image from a greater distance or zoom in a little bit to avoid the shading effect.