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Watch Wednesday: Demystifying TTL & HSS Flash Modes

In his latest video, portrait pro and Sony Artisan of Imagery Miguel Quiles demystifies High Speed Sync (HSS) vs Through The Lens (TTL) flash photography. Miguel breaks down the differences between these two flash photography modes and he explains when and how to use each mode in the Sony Alpha camera and flash system.

In a world where cameras can push ultra-high ISOs, some would question the value of flash in and outside of the studio, but the fact is flash opens up a world of creative possibilities. Using the TTL setting gives you a convenient set it and forget it way of shooting, but there are some limitations including the maximum sync speed. HSS, on the other hand, lets you use your flash at far higher shutter speeds, but with some tradeoffs.

See more videos that demystify photo tech on the Alpha Universe YouTube channel.

Also, check out the Alpha Universe "Techtionary" for more information and definitions on all things photography and camera related.



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