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greenwing

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"RE: Fill Flash?"

greenwing Gold Member Nikonian since 18th May 2006
Mon 02-Nov-09 08:21 AM | edited Mon 02-Nov-09 08:22 AM by greenwing

If you aren't using Spot Metering, then the built-in flash will be in TTL-BL mode, which is effectively fill-flash. The camera attempts to balance the flash & ambient light.

I think the problem may lie with your shutter speed. The camera cannot synchronise the flash at a shutter speed faster than 1/200. If without flash your shutter speed is 1/800, then if nothing else changes the image will be 2 stops over exposed, at least, because the camera will reduce the shutter speed to 1/200 or slower. It may even be worse, as the default flash shutter speed is 1/60, almost 2 more stops slower than 1/200.

Hope this helps
Chris

A topic tagged as in need of help Fill Flash? [View all] , juttae , Wed 28-Oct-09 01:50 AM
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