How to get less DOF with strobes

Started Oct 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
Phil
Phil Veteran Member • Posts: 3,142
Re: How to get less DOF with strobes
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You can also unsync your flash.

I haven't needed to yet, but Pocket Wizard's TTL system can override sync (I think by responding the flash is in High Speed Sync and then tuning the flash timing) and the cameras are going right up to 1/8000th shutter speed. The light is not perfect, or should I say the curtain timing is not perfect so you wind up cropping an edge or composing the shot so the strobe is not lighting anything along that edge but you get to shoot wide open.

See http://www.pocketwizard.com/products/transmitter_receiver/36/AC9/features/

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