My photos are over or under-exposed with the flash

Your Polaroid camera has an built-in photocell that will calculate the exposure time. At low light levels, always make sure to use a flash or rest the camera on a steady surface while shooting.


The built-in flash on Polaroid cameras are usually only effective in a range of 1 to 2.5 meters (3.3 – 8.2 ft).


Make sure that the lighten/darken wheel or slider of your camera is adjusted to the middle position.


  • Correct distance for the use of the flash




  • Shooting too close with the flash will result over-exposed images




  • Shooting too far with the flash will result under-exposed images




  • Shooting a selfie in a mirror won’t be very effective with the flash!





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