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  • Thanks for the ideas.  I've never used Auto FP, but I understand it's a constant pulsing of the flash to provide continuous illumination while the curtains track over the sensor. How high can I go with the shutter speed?  And is there a detriment a…
  • Neil, Thanks for another prompt and in depth response.  It isn't that I haven't stepped through this logically with the camera in my hands, I was just stuck as a car passenger and didn't couldn't verify my assumption.   In experimentation this morni…
  • Neil,Thank you for the detailed response. The pre flash makes very good sense to me, as well as how TTL adjusts flash output based on the metering is sees from the pre flash. It is probably inconsequential, but I do wonder if this metering takes p…

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