>>When your camera is set to spot meter and the SB-700 is >in >>TTL, the camera will meter on the focus point and send >that >>info to the flash. > >Actually, in regular TTL mode, no camera metering information >is sent to the flash. In regular TTL mode, the flash power >setting is calculated strictly from the monitor preflash. The >metering value or mode on the camera will make no difference >to the flash power.
Hi Damn it, I thought I understood this but now I dont. I know that I have to select Spot Metering mode to force the gun off TTL-BL and into TTL mode. But what metering mode is is being used to work out info from the pre-flash?