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Old Mar 26, 2010, 10:27 AM   #3
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I agree with Jim, shoot in manual... any automatic exposure mode will meter for ambient which may not be what you want

However the main issue here is your Stofen - It may diffuse the light, but at the same time it would cut down the GN of the flash greatly for group shot. You may want to add another 550/580 as a slave to increase the output, or use some bigger device like a QFlash, or similar device for larger group
-> Especially with multiple rows setting, a weak flash will decay as it extend further back, and you may have to use smaller apertures as well to keep everyone in focus...

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