Sunset in Kruger

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The black bar you are seeing is the curtain from your shutter. Your shutter speed (1/500) is faster than your camera's flash sync speed (1/200). To get rid of the black bars, you either need to enable "high speed sync" on your flash (if it has the feature), or choose a shutter speed of 1/200 or slower.


You see the curtain of your camera: nice, no? If you want to avoid that with mark III , use a shutter speed lower than 1/200s You could use high flash speed sync, but I am quite sure that your flash can't use that, so with this flash, your only solution will be under 1/200s or use a ND filter to have less light entering your lens Check this tutorial on ...


Press the AF-Drive button. Turn the Quick Control dial (the large dial on the back of the camera) until the 2-second or 10-second self-timer symbol appears in the lower right on the small LCD screen on top of the camera body. Take the picture by pressing the Shutter button. The camera will start counting down and then take the picture after the 2 or 10 ...

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