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Increaseing sshutter speed when using flash

I am using a SB900 speedlight with a D2Xs body and 85mm 2.8D lens. As soon as I switch the flash on it defaults to 1/60 shutter speed and I can't set it hight to avoid camera shake. I want to set the shutter at 1/125 but still use TTL. Is it possible and can someone tell me how please. Thanks Michael from Yorkshire

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Make sure of the compatibility of the flash unit and the camera body, The D2X is a pro camera that came out in 2005 and it was the flagship for DSLR's at the time,the camera should very well sync to the flash as long as the camera and flash can communicate. There shouldn't be an issue with a newer Nikon flash unit unless there was a change in the hotshoe connection, bring both in to a reputable camera shop and compare the hotshoe with a newer Nikon.


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