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gpoole

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"RE: D4 Focusing"

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Sat 16-Feb-13 08:59 PM

Actually florescent lights cycle at twice the power frequency, so in North America the critical time is 1/120 sec.

I certainly have noticed the cycling shooting bursts at indoor ice hockey and nighttime HS football. For both these I shot at 1/500 or faster. Because the cycling is so fast the correct exposure can change between metering and the shutter opening. Color temperature will cycle too.

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