Why is the flash not working?
As I was taking pictures in low light conditions, my flash would not turn on. I was still able to capture images, but they were terribly dim.
The Coolpix P530 is a 16.1 megapixel digital camera with an impressive 42x optical zoom. This model was released by Nikon in February of 2014. It also goes by the manufacturer specific model name Nikon 26464 .
Have you ensured that the 'mode' that you are using allows the flash to operate?
Here is a link to the user guide which shows in which modes the flash is not available.
Here is a link which shows the available flash 'modes' and also how to tell if your flash is ready.
If the flash is not working on your camera, the first thing to do is to make sure the flash is enabled. This can be easily done by finding the correct setting in the camera’s menu. If you are having trouble finding this menu, or are still having trouble with the flash be sure to check out the Nikon Coolpix P530 Troubleshooting page on iFixit.com. It will have more helpful information to help you get your flash working properly.