Shutter speed?

Started Oct 15, 2007 | Discussions thread
osv Veteran Member • Posts: 8,423
Re: Shutter speed?

nickoly wrote:

likely to help. I assume the camera is a DSLR with a mechanical
shutter and is setting it to 1/250 because that is the maximum speed
at which flash can be used - any flash.

that is not correct... i can sync at up to 1/4000th of second in pttl mode with my 540fgz.

as you might expect, there isn't much light output at that shutter speed, which makes shutter speed an excellent way to control the amount of fill flash during the day... i'd imagine that canon also has a high-speed flash as well.

shooting at f11 is a waste of lens resolution, especially when you don't need the dof for a simple group portrait shot.

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