Chuck Norcutt wrote:
> You are probably correct here but I would also guess that the importance
> of high flash sync speed can be minimized with the incredible control
> the fashion photogs have over the light.
Look in a fashion mag. Think wind and fans, blowing hair and sheer
fabric, twirls, heads thrown back, and so on. And camera not uncommonly
hand held and moving.
> It just takes a sunny beach
> with 20 assistants putting up diffuser tents, awnings and reflectors of
> various and sundry types. But higher flash sync speed is always better
> than lower flash sync speed and if money is no object...
Sure, except where the above techniques are used.
> Eventually, we may see DSLR's with electronic shutter control like the
> Mynolta A1 which uses both mechanical and electronic shutters. I don't
> know how they work together but the Mynolta basically has unlimited
> flash sync speed. I've never tested it beyond 1/1000 but it certainly
> works up to that speed.
Tiny sensor, lens and shutter(s), compared to 645. Size, weight, inertia
are way bigger;
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