Monday, June 14, 2010

Sync Speed Explained

I picked up a second-hand Nikon SB-24 Speedlight flash at the weekend (after reading about it here) - the start of my journey in to off camera lighting! Anyways, whilst wandering the interweb reading up on lighting I came across something called the Flash Sync Speed (or Max Sync Speed), which put simply is the maximum speed at which your camera can take a photo and still get the flash to hit the entire sensor. Took me while to figure it all out and why it's important - so I thought I'd post some links that helped explain:

Sync-speed Explained on Lighting-Practice
Understanding the Flash Sync Speed

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