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RE: [OM] Flash newbee

Subject: RE: [OM] Flash newbee
From: "James N. McBride" <jnmcbr@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2001 14:42:43 -0600
I have a very nice T32 flash for sale for $90 US plus shipping. /jnm

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:owner-olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Henrik Dahl
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2001 7:02 PM
To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [OM] Flash newbee


Thanks Mark.
So is it worth the extra $50-70 to get a F280 after all?
Henrik



>Henrik,
>You can use any "T" flash on the OM-4T(i).   If you do you
>will be restricted to having your shutter speed be at or slower
>than the X-Sync speed of 1/60th second.
>
>The F280 on the OM-4T(i) allows one to use shutter speeds
>FASTER than 1/60th of a second by essentially being on for
>a lot longer kind of like the older slow-burning flash bulbs.
>
>TTL - stands for "Through the Lens" and refers to metring
>the flash by measuring the light through the lens and when sufficient
>light has accumulated to immidiately shut off the flash.
>
>HTH ( Hope this helps!)
>
>Mark Hammons
>



>Henrik wrote:
>>  Comrades
>>  I'm a total newbee on the flash-front; please bear with me.
>>  For my OM-4T, _must_  I get a F280, or can I do with a cheaper
>>  T20 or even T18? What does TTL actually stand for?
>>  I need a flash to help when light is not around, and I would like
>>  to try some "artistic" night photography (notice the humble quotes;-))
>>  I know I sound like a first-grader, but as I said I never really used a
>>  real flash.
>>
>  > Henrik
>


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