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MINGZNIKONIAN   Regina, CA  Registered since 28th Oct 2005 Sat 17-Dec-05 09:58 PM
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"Question about Exposure compensation and Flash compensa"



OK, here the deal...

If i set exposure compensation = 0eV and Flash compensation to 0eV, the picture should be well balance with histogram that is balance in the middle...

let say EC = -1eV and FC = 0eV, the picture will be under expose with histogram balance more to the left...

Ok, now is the real question, say EC = 0eV and FC = -1eV, will the picture be the same as the one with EC = -1eV and FC = 0eV with histogram balance more to the left???

I am having a little trouble understanding flash compensation, is the overall outcome of the picture the average of both EC and FC??? if not, do correct me on this, thx!

PS: I am in my office right now, could play around with my camera and test it~~

MINGZCAN

http://www.pbase.com/mingzcan

  

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Drewhound     Registered since 01st Mar 2007 Sun 18-Dec-05 12:22 AM
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#1. "RE: Question about Exposure compensation and Flash comp"
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I've never really been that interested in flash, my previous experience has been with manual SLRs and all I know so far is that the D50 does a fantastic job with flash. I've just done a little experiment and it's as you've maybe guessed, both are to the left and as near identical as not to matter.

I've got a long way to go before I can figure out all the possibilities but so far the camera is defeating my efforts at getting it wrong lol

  

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edmun   eugene, US  Registered since 16th Sep 2003 Sun 18-Dec-05 10:06 AM
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http://www.nikonians.org/html/resources/guides/teddy/teddy-bear-1.html has some information and examples. It is the teddy bear test done on this forum.

ledmun

  

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Drewhound     Registered since 01st Mar 2007 Sun 18-Dec-05 01:46 PM
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Thanks Ledmun, that's a big help. It confirms what I thought, the camera's a lot better at it than I am

  

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