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"RE: Flash sync or not?"

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Tue 27-Nov-12 01:15 PM | edited Tue 27-Nov-12 01:16 PM by Arkayem

>I have only the most basic understanding of flash sync. My
>D3200 is limited to 1/200 or slower. Now why can't I go
>faster? Does the flash take that long to fire? I figure this
>sync speed is only limited in some auto mode, going manual
>should allow faster shutter speeds. I am not real hung up over
>going faster because it seems lately all my shooting has been
>in the 1/50 th range. I'm just curious as to the whys and
>limits. Would the nikon book linked above be a good resource
>for a flash newb?

I recommend you read my flash CLS blog. Start here and read all articles in order:

There is one on flash sync that directly addresses your question.

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A general, generic topic Flash sync or not? [View all] , John Bertotti Gold Member , Mon 26-Nov-12 06:50 PM
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