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SB600, Gary Fong Lightsphere, vertical

quenton8

Toronto, CA
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quenton8 Silver Member Awarded for bringing his experience to the Nikonians community helping members with printing and the use of post-processing software from the perspective of an IT professional. Ribbon awarded for his enthusiastic and repeated support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 11th Apr 2010
Tue 29-Jan-13 08:22 PM

When I turn my camera vertical, I do it by rotating counter-clockwise so the right side of the camera is up.

If I then rotate the flash head so the lightsphere points up, it is right over the SB600 sensor. I PRESUME this is why when I do this I get under-exposed photos.

If I shade the sensor the problem goes away ...

So ...

  • is may analysis correct?
  • anyone have a neat way to deal with it? (other than rotating clockwise -- I prefer to hang the camera from my right hand)

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Dennis Smith.

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