#9. "RE: D7000/SB700 in TTL and AF point selection" In response to In response to 8
New HArtford, US
>When I shot reception dancing, I always used regular TTL, with >the flash set at -1.0 to -1.7 ev, since dancing has so much >dark area that the flash will usually overexpose if you leave >it at 0.0 ev. >Also, I always shot raw for dancing, so there would be more >room for exposure adjustment later.
Thanks. Explains my exposure w TTL-BL,...I think my images were somewhat underexposed. I have a lot of latitude as I shot RAW and in my estimate underexposure was usually less than 1 stop, easily corrected. > > >I never used TTL-BL, because it underexposes unless you boost >the ISO a lot, which makes noisy images. Also, TTL-BL in >camera A mode always selects 1/60th sec, and this ends up with >way too much ghosting in the faster dancing shots. I like >1/125th to 1/160th for fast dancing. That will give you just a >bit of ghosting to convey the motion.
I kept iso's between 400-640. I usually kept shutter speeds 100-200. I often did not get much of the shutter drag look/ motion blur even if I dropped to 1/50 sec likely as the ambient light added little.
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