Shutter Speed in AV mode with 430 EX II - 60D

Started May 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
Mark B.
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Re: Shutter Speed in AV mode with 430 EX II - 60D
In reply to mmullen, May 25, 2012

mmullen wrote:

Mark B. wrote:

Outdoors during the day when there is plenty of light, I find Av works far better. Av will set a proper shutter speed for the background and the flash will meter for the subject.

The problem the original poster had was the shutter speed dropping too low when in AV mode. Obviously there was not enough light. In that case, manual mode allows the shutter speed to be set at 1/60th (or whatever is desired

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Mike Mullen

You can also use HSS on the flash for > 1/250 shutter speed. The OP didn't seem to understand the Canon system goes into fill flash mode in Av, so that's what I tried to explain.

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