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SB-700 TTL Selection Using Spot Metering?

richlewt

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"RE: SB-700 TTL Selection Using Spot Metering?"

richlewt Registered since 24th Oct 2012
Sat 24-Nov-12 08:16 AM

>>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?

Cheers
Rich

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