Flash question

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gary stepic
gary stepic Veteran Member • Posts: 4,733
Flash question

I took some outdoor family photos yesterday and was very frustrated using my Metz AF52 flash for Sony. The flash works well but where I struggle is making manual adjustments. We shot earlier in the day than I would have liked so I manually exposed the background hoping the flash would properly expose the subject. Every time the subject would be exposed properly but the background was blown out. I tried to manually adjust the flash to reduce power and same results. I experimented at home and no matter what I adjust the flash to manually I get the same results.

Is there something I need to do with my a7rii settings?

Gary

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