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Lens: Da-300 Camera: k200D Photo Location: Backyard Feeder ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/180s Aperture: F6.7 
Posted By: cdurfor, 08-07-2010, 07:20 PM

During the last few months I have continually revised my backyard bird studio. I think I've nearly got it now. The backyard feeder and in-door camera are about 8-10 feet apart. About 4 feet on each side of the feeder are to Pentax 160 flashes triggered by radio control. I love the flash effect that seems to realy light up the feathers. The down side seems that even on manual I cannot get the shutter speed to go above 1/180 s or the flashes don't fire.

So what do you think and does anyone have a trick for higher shutter speeds with triggered flash?

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08-08-2010, 04:03 AM   #2
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I think that you did a great job in these! In the last, you can hardly tell that a flash was used, and the colors definitely look natural. Good work and nice, sharp photos!

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