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Old 04-07-2019   #16
charjohncarter
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I shoot my DSLR like a box camera. Although it does change settings automatically I don't know it. My DSLR allows me to set my aperture on the lens which I like and then shutter is auto set along with the focus.

This week I'll go to an event and take flash shots: set aperture, let camera decide ambient light one under, have my Vivitar 2600-d flash (who knows when that was made) set on A2 auto. No thinking involved. I've done this with film AF bodies but I can't see the histogram.

You are right; life is easier for spray and pray (only not so much praying now).
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