HP Photosmart M407 User’s Manual
The red-eye phenomenon is caused by light from the
flash reflecting off the subjects’ eyes, which sometimes
makes a human’s or animal’s eyes appear red in the
captured image. When you use a flash setting with red-
eye reduction, the camera flashes quickly three times to
minimize the red-eye in the captured images of humans or
animals before the camera uses the main flash. It will take
longer to take a picture using red-eye reduction, because
the shutter is delayed for the additional flashes. In turn,
make sure your subjects wait for the additional
If the flash setting is anything other than the default
setting, the icon for the setting (in the previous table) will
appear in the
screen. The new setting remains in
effect until it is changed again or until the camera is turned off.
The flash setting resets to the default
you turn the camera off.
To restore the flash setting to what it was when you last
turned the camera off, hold down the
you turn the camera back on.
Using the Shooting Modes
Shooting modes are pre-defined camera settings that are
optimized for taking still pictures of certain scene types to give
you better results. In each shooting mode, the camera selects
the best settings, such as the ISO speed, F-number (aperture),
and shutter speed, optimizing them for the particular scene or
The shooting mode does not apply when you are
recording video clips.