Using the Flash

Using the FLASH on the Camera

Attach the Flash to the Hot Shoe (top bracket on the camera)

Follow the chart for Aperture setting, you will not meter, but make exposure based on the distance camera is from the subject.  Your shutter speed should always be set to 1/60 or 1/125 of a second.

The ISO in the studio should be 100 or 200.

ISO outdoors should be set to 400.

FEET from Camera to Subject à 1.2 2.5 3.5 5 7 10
ISO

50

F8 F5.6 F4 F2.8 F2 F2 or larger
ISO

100

F16 F8 F5.6 F4 F2.8 F2.8or larger
ISO

200

F22 F16 F11 F8 F4  F3.5
ISO

400

F– F22  F16  F11  F8  F5.6

Flash Caluclation Chart