Outdoors, we typically want our shutter speed as fast as possible when using flash so our camera can better balance the bright ambient lighting with the illuminated subject.
Slow Sync Flash with a FujiFilm XF10. The camera set the shutter speed to 1/10th of a second, while using flash to freeze the action in the foreground. This was all done automatically in Slow Sync Flash mode. Photo by Derrick Story.
But indoor flash photography is a different animal all together. And many times our cameras will default to 1/60th or 1/125th shutter speed in Program mode, which is just too fast to capture the interior environment for our images.
This is when slow-sync flash is handy, and I explain it in today's TDS Soundbite.
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