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>I ordered the Nikon Creative Lighting Systems book and can't
>wait to dig in. I wonder does using CLS make a person used to
>using manual rethink their approach and setting? I can't help
>you any just wondering out loud, but perhaps a step back and a
>reevaluation on how manual and CLS function would help? I
>would be sorely tempted to keep using the old way that worked
>for you if it wasn't for all the good comments and photos I
>have seen using CLS. I wish you luck! Bertotti

The secret to using wireless CLS is to learn to think like the camera. It works remarkably well!

>Out of curiosity have you tried ttlbl? I know it isn't what
>your after but I am curious how it did work out if you tried.
>Thanks! Bertotti

TTL-BL is designed only for fill flash in bright ambient conditions. It doesn't work reliably in low ambient conditions. Also, when using TTL-BL it is essential that the light meter in the camera be zeroed. Most of the time camera P mode works best with TTL-BL. TTL-BL adds just the right amount of fill to most outdoor shots.

I invite you to read my CLS blogs here:
http://nikonclspracticalguide.blogspot.com/2008/01/nikon-flash-two-separate-metering.html

Russ
Retired Professional Photographer
Nikonian Moderator
Russell MacDonald Photography
Nikon CLS Practical Guide

  

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