Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video The Slow Sync flash setting , part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
The flash on your camera has a range of about 10 feet.…If you're standing in a dark scene that means that the only things in your scene…that are going to have any illumination from the flash are things within that 10…foot wide circle of light.…So if you take a picture of someone they will be lit by the flash, but the…background will be plunged into darkness.…This is because the camera is using exposure settings that are correct for the…areas that is covered by the flash, but which are underexposing all of the stuff…in the background leaving it completely black.…Slow Sync flash combines your camera's flash with a longer shutter speed.…
The flash exposes the foreground while the long exposure properly exposes the…backgrounds so that it's visible.…Slow Sync is just another flash mode.…So as we are changing any flash mode you push and hold the Flash button while…turning the Main Dial until you see Slow.…Now notice the first thing I saw was a red eye reduction with Slow sync flash.…So if you're shooting people at night and you want to have both the background…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 11s
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Using the Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Modes
15. Using Custom Settings
16. Retouching Images
17. Caring for Your Camera
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