metering with flash

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  1. paigew

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    Is it normal for my meter to be off when using my built in flash?


     
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    Yes. Exposure with flash is a little different. I'm assuming even with the pop-up (that what your talking about right?). Flash is so fast that aperture plays a larger role in exposure then shutter speed....
     
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    same with external flash...
     
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    nevermind...there are like 5 threads about the exact same thing below :er:
     
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    Yes pop up! Thanks megan :)
     
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    The in-camera meter is not designed to handle flash. You would need a hand-held flash meter.
     
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    You will get whatever metering before the flash is fired.
     
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    I want a flash meter lol
     
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    I dont want one.
     
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