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Old Apr 1, 2004, 6:13 AM   #1
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Default CP 5700 with WC-E80 AND external flash - please help!


I'm using a Coolpix 5700 and on demand a non-Nikon external flash (which also works fine in TTL mode on my Nikon F301 using a TTL adapter). It works better than expexted. Sometimes problems arise, but most of them can be avoided by adequate settings (thanx to information from this board). So here's the question:

With wide angle converter WC-E80 pictures are in most cases underexposed. Is there a way to adjust flash exposure to overcome this problem? And is there any other reason than with WC-E80 the flash sensor is partially covered by the converter? If so (or not), any workarounds?

Appreciate your input,

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Old May 19, 2004, 10:30 PM   #2
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shoot in either shutter mode or aperture mode instead of auto mode. do a test shot of what you're shooting at to get the correct setting

As for the WC-E80 vs internal flash problem, the only way to get around the internal sensor is to use an external flash.
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