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Hey guys,

My wife has an Olympus E-510 DSLR and not matter how much light she uses in her shoots, it seems like her photos come out dark and not as sharp as they should. How much will the bigger flash help, if any? Thanks!
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With this small amount of information, I wouldn't rule out user error. Not to be rude, but the problem might be her technique, and buying a bigger flash might not fix it.

An example photo would help out a lot.
    
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agree. need more info. Put camera on tripod and remote test few shots. Unsharp image = motion blur, unfocus, high iso, bad lens, or bad camera. 99% is user error.
Alot of beginner buy a DSLR and expect to shoot like a pro out of the box. DSLR and P&S are different beast.
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Hey guys,

My wife has an Olympus E-510 DSLR and not matter how much light she uses in her shoots, it seems like her photos come out dark and not as sharp as they should. How much will the bigger flash help, if any? Thanks!
If they're too dark, she could need to dial in some exposure compensation. What shooting mode is the camera in?
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if your image is dark?
1) get bigger flash.
2) Bump up the ISO (high iso will have more noise)
3) open up the aperture, Slow down the shutter speed (motion blur)


post sample and exif details for us to better understand what exact problem you have.
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