Finally, I get to the part where I tell you what you get when you cough up the extra bucks for the Canon Speedlite or Nikon Speedlight.
Under normal situations your DSLR will only be able to synchronize with a generic flash at a maximum 1/200 sec.
In some cases, you might get away with 1/400 sec but that would mean unpredictable results.
If this concept is new to you, read my earlier post about “Getting Started with off-camera-flash.”
After my 1st attempt with Max where I set his bed on the ground, I quickly realized my camera position was too high.
Sort of like when you photograph young children. Seeing them on their level sometimes makes the images more engaging.
Since I didn’t want to be crawling on my belly on the very soggy ground thanks to our recent rains, I chose my tent trailer as my “stage”. Continue reading Using Canon’s E-TTL part3