GRD4 weird spontaneous flash behaviour (help!!!)

Started Nov 20, 2012 | Questions thread
iaredatsun
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Re: GRD4 weird spontaneous flash behaviour (help!!!)
In reply to johanwahlberg, Jan 29, 2013

johanwahlberg wrote:

I thought of this too. Since the light produced by the flash decreases by distance, the AF distance needs to be calculated to get the correct flash output. I haven't done any thorough testing but i recall some quick manual focus tests indicated that this was not the issue.

I've been in contact with Ricoh/Pentax technical support. They asked me to send some example photos with the error (with preserved exif data), which I did. I have not yet heard anything back, but I'll give them another couple of weeks...

Edit: There are no info in the EXIF of flash intensity or focus distance, from what I can dig out.

I'd like to hear what Ricoh have to say....

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