G1 and external flash?

Started May 24, 2001 | Discussions thread
OP a l b e r t Senior Member • Posts: 1,604
Re: G1 and external flash?

My old National flash has 5 power level settings plus a DA mode for the small fill-in flash in front.

If I use shutter priority at 1/125s or 1/500s, I can use EV in conjunction with flash power output, so this whole thing would work for me? If I want more ambient light, then I can set shutter to 1/60s or lower?

Peter T wrote:

I only tried this once and the shot was properly exposed. But I was
using a flash meter. Exposure compensation can be used the
aperture/shutter.

One concern if you are taking candid shots is the shutter speed. It
is also a concern if the shot is handheld.

You say you can manually set the flash. Does that mean you can
control it's output? If so, how? Most people use flash where you
set the guide number and distance and I don't have that type of
flash.

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