Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

English German French

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries Recent Photos Contest Help Search News Workshops Shop Upgrade Membership Recommended
members
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100

DaveDosch

San Diego, US
453 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author

"RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100"

DaveDosch Basic Member
Wed 21-Aug-02 11:36 AM

Well... maybe I am misunderstanding the flash modes. My impression has always been that if you use Front Curtain sync the camera would (in 3D Matrix mode and Program/Aperture/Shutter priority) attempt to expose based on the flash unless ambient light was close to or greater then that produced by the flash. If you wanted to combine ambient and flash exposure, you would use either Slow Sync or Rear Curtain Sync. That's certainly how the N80 appeared to work for me and all the documentation that I've read seems to agree.

So if you are correct then in a dark environment the D100 will attempt to BALANCE the ambient dark with little or no flash. Hmmm. Doesn't sound right. But either way, if you have a f1.8 capable lens and the combined ambient and flash exposure is underexposed at 1/60 and f6.3, wouldn't you expect the camera (in either Program or Shutter priority) to open up the lens to get the right exposure?

DaveDosch
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but bubbles.

DaveDosch
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but bubbles.

This is a hot, active topic! FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100 [View all] , photons Gold Member , Thu 15-Aug-02 12:38 PM
Subject
ID
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
1
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
2
     Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
3
          Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
4
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
5
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
6
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
34
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
28
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
29
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
32
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
30
     Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
31
          Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
37
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
33
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
35
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
36
     Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
38
          Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
39
          Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
40
               Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
41
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
42
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
43
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
44
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
7
Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
8
     Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
9
          Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
10
          Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
11
               Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
12
               Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
13
               Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
14
                    Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
15
                         Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
16
                              Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
17
                                   Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
18
                                   Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
19
                                        Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
20
                                        Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
22
                                   Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
21
                                        Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
23
                                        Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
24
                                             Reply message RE: FLASH (UNDER)EXPOSURE WITH THE D100
25
                                                  Reply message RE: Here is the Beef
26
                                                  Reply message RE: Here is the Beef
27