DSLR Newbie Guidance - First Flash

Started Sep 3, 2013 | Questions thread
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Duncan C Veteran Member • Posts: 7,660
HSS = major drop in guide number
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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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