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What is BL (Auto balanced fill flash) on SB-800?

aesculanus

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aesculanus Registered since 27th Jun 2006
Sun 13-May-07 03:11 PM

I don't understand this. the manual just says it "balances between the background and subject automatically." How is that different from just using TTL? Does it account for whether the flash is pointed forward or bouncing? How/when am I supposed to use it?

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Reply message RE: What is BL (Auto balanced fill flash) on SB-800? Exposure1
13th May 2007
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Reply message RE: What is BL (Auto balanced fill flash) on SB-800? HBB Moderator Hal is an expert in several areas, including CLS Awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Resources.
15th May 2007
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Reply message RE: What is BL (Auto balanced fill flash) on SB-800? Exposure1
16th May 2007
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17th May 2007
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21st May 2007
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26th May 2007
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03rd Jun 2007
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27th May 2007
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27th May 2007
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29th May 2007
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