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SB 900 and bounce flash

Arkayem

Richmond Hill, GA (Savannah), US
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"RE: SB 900 and bounce flash"

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Fri 07-Dec-12 03:44 PM

>I have an SB 900 and a D7000 and my flash pictures started
>out pretty good but recently my bounce flash picture have been
>exposed pretty inconsistently. When I reread the SB 900 manual
>on page D-27 I noticed it says the camera must be in A or M
>modes and I had started using S mode. Sure enough that seems
>to have been my problem but I was wondering if anyone had any
>ideas why the S mode is a problem. I'm just trying to
>understand a little bit more how everything works and was
>curious about this.

Another thing to watch out for when shooting indoors is to make sure you are using regular TTL and NOT TTL-BL. TTL-BL is for balancing the flash with bright ambient conditions. Regular TTL will fully expose the subject, which is what you want indoors.

Russ
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Russell MacDonald Photography
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