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Rick_Smith Registered since 08th Jan 2011Fri 14-Jan-11 08:16 PM
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>>I read on Ken Rockwell's site that the D40 has a
>defective meter, and should leave the exposure compensation to
>-0.7. I wanted to see what the general thoughts were on this.
>
>Have you checked which way the KR wind is blowing smoke?
>
>>Is this something everyone agrees with you? Should I do
>this? I take 95% of my pictures indoors.
>
>Experience will indicate this. You can always check your
>histogram and lost highlights.
>
>>Also, when using a flash (like the sb-600) would I still
>want to do this?
>
>Flash exposure is computed independently from the ambient
>light exposure. So if your flash is the majority of
>illumination (more than 2 f stops of illumination), ambient
>illumination does not come into play.

Thanks for the info. I have a sb-600, and a D40. How do I know how many stops it is providing?

  

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