DSLR Newbie Guidance - First Flash

Started Sep 3, 2013 | Questions thread
Duncan C
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HSS = major drop in guide number
In reply to eldreams, Sep 4, 2013

You loose ~ a couple of stops as soon as HSS activates, and then the flash power goes down from there as shutterspeed increases.

HSS runs out of steam fast when you try to compete with the sun.

Direct sunlight is a bear no matter what you do. I agree with the others that a scrim/reflector is a better way to go. OR shoot in open shade.

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