1. pappy53's Avatar
    I don't understand why pics that I take in a normally lit room with the flash are darker than without a flash.
    01-23-2014 02:56 PM
  2. stang6790's Avatar
    I'm not sure why they would be but I know I get way better pictures using a different camera app. I am currently using Camera Zoom FX but have also had really good results with Camera MX. The only thing is you can't launch them with the twist action and the app is a little slower launching but definitely better results.
    01-23-2014 03:27 PM
  3. YAYTech's Avatar
    Typically on cameras, if the flash is on, it opens the shutter for a shorter period of time. This results in crisper pictures, but if the flash doesn't have anything fairly close to the camera for light to bounce off of, then it can result in darker pictures, because it's letting light in for a shorter amount of time. If you take a picture of something a few feet away, does that object show up brighter than without flash?
    phathands likes this.
    01-23-2014 06:09 PM
  4. jlgraham's Avatar
    Typically on cameras, if the flash is on, it opens the shutter for a shorter period of time. This results in crisper pictures, but if the flash doesn't have anything fairly close to the camera for light to bounce off of, then it can result in darker pictures, because it's letting light in for a shorter amount of time. If you take a picture of something a few feet away, does that object show up brighter than without flash?
    What this guy said. Normally with dedicated cameras, the flash is bright enough to go several feet (depends on camera, my DSLR built in flash can do about 5-7 metres). With cell phones, the LED flashes are just not powerful enough to do that distance. Unless something is within 1-2 metres, it will make the scene darker for the reasons the above poster mentioned. If you get closer to your subject, you'll give your flash a chance to actually reach the subject and bounce back to the sensor in time to brighten the shot.
    01-24-2014 05:44 PM

Similar Threads

  1. Nexus 5 Headphones with Mic
    By sheppy1 in forum Nexus 5 Accessories
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 05-25-2014, 08:47 AM
  2. Charging problem with my Samsung Tablet
    By Dolphin-Fishh in forum Misc. Android Tablets
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-02-2014, 10:19 AM
  3. Caller ID Block with 4.3
    By Greekguyrob in forum Sprint Galaxy Note 2
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-23-2014, 02:28 PM
  4. Downloading pictures
    By Todd Harshman in forum AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-23-2014, 01:35 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-23-2014, 11:08 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD