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Old Aug 1, 2009, 1:16 PM   #1
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Default EOS dSLR: Exposure Compensation vs. Flash Exposure Compensation

I had thought that Flash Exposure Compensation allows me to adjust the intensity of the fill-in flash. What I found in practice is that when I used FEC (while using the pop-up flash), the whole picture exposure is changed. How then is Flash EC any different from regular EC? Is there a way to adjust flash intensity?

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Old Aug 6, 2009, 2:15 AM   #2
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FEC does just that - adjusts the flash exposure only. The normal exposure compensation should not be affected.

The FEC kicks in only when you raise the on-board flash. If you install an external flash, the FEC you make on the external flash will over-ride that of the FEC on the camera.

If you don't raise the flash, any FEC you set on the camera should not change your exposure setting.
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