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Angie M. Nemanic


I have a Nikon F100 and an SB-28 which I purchased about 5 months ago. I don't do much flash photography, but when I try to use the flash, it's so incredibly complicated. I used it today putting it on TTL and my camera on program. I only wanted fill flash. It seemed to be working okay. But,then later in the day, I still had it on TTL, but for some reason it stopped changing the zoom lenths and the aperature readings of my camera. I didn't change anything on the camera or the flash. My light conditions changed to a brighter location, but that was all.

I just want to use it in it's basic mode.

Also, how do you get rid of those shadows behind heads. I just bought a strobe that the only solution? I'm really worried that I'm going to get those awful shadows behind heads.


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10/1/2004 5:43:02 PM

Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/18/2000
  Sorry, I'm not familiar with Nikon flash to help with the TTL question.

Re - shadows
The strobe arm will help put the shadows below the subject's shoulder. Otherwise, use bounce flash or get your subjects away from the wall.

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10/2/2004 6:13:39 AM


I have sb28 on An F5. If everything is unchanged like u said, try this , check one last time on sb 28 lcd display panel and see whether above the zoom if there's a "M'. If there is then press zoom a few times until it disappears and u are in auto zoom again. I jus checked out my setting after I read this thread and confirmed it. U could have accidentally touched or the button hit something.

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10/4/2004 5:10:47 AM

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