Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/02[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
My Canon T-90 does this. I hate it. It confuses subjects. They don't know it's a preflash. It kills batteries. If you have moving subjects the data from the pre-flash will be invalid. Also, whatever happened to the decisive moment if you have all these flashes popping off? I'll take straight TTL matrix with fast synch speed or no flash at all. Actually, it's worked quite well for over 60 years without it. Carl S. Jacques Bilinski wrote: > One method that would work is a system where you first fire a pre-flash with > the subject centered. The TTL system would meter off the spot on the shutter > curtain. You then recompose and shoot and the flash sets its flash duration > based on info gathered during the pre-flash.