There is always something you learn, rediscover or remember

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K1W1 55
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There is always something you learn, rediscover or remember
3 months ago

I have had an E5 for a couple of years now and am often surprised and disappointed with the shutter speed it selects with TTL flash, drops to 1/60th or 1/100th when I wanted the max 1/250th so as to get the dark background when working in close on Aperture Priority, works sometimes but not always, sometimes would have wanted a faster shutter speed to assist with movement/sharpness in close too particularly when holding heavy awkward rigs.  

Now yes I do drop to Manual sometimes to get it right but I really prefer the simplicity of TTL after all my FL50R and TF-22 cost a heck of a lot of scarce cash so to use their TTL I want.

When working on & testing my new DIY Twin Flash rig described in a thread a day or so ago, I finally bothered to delve into the menus and check what I had set ages ago and not looked at since and also had a bit of a look at the manual at the same time.

Ooh I had set a low minimum shutter speed as well as the maximum of 1/250th. I thought that affected daylight sync or 2nd shutter at the time I think but I don't think it actually does so made min and max the same 1/250th and problem solved.

Never hurts to have a re-read of manuals and a re-scan of what you have set in the nested menus every now and again does it?

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