If you set the mode switch to 4, and the mode to G, you can change the
settings in the 4 tab (p.47).

Turning Off the AF Assist Beam

The lamp will automatically light to assist focusing in low light conditions when
you press the shutter button halfway. You can turn off the lamp.
Choose [AF-assist Beam], then press the
qr buttons to choose [Off].

Turning Off the Red-Eye Reduction Function

The red-eye reduction lamp lights in order to reduce the red-eye effect that
occurs when shooting in dark conditions with the flash. You can turn off this
Choose [Flash Settings], then press the
m button.
Press the op buttons to choose [Red-
Eye Lamp], then press the qr buttons to
choose [Off].
Before attempting to shoot using a function explained in this section in
modes other than G, check if the function is available in those modes
Changing Shooting Function Settings