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Photography When I use external slave flash for modelling the picture is underexposed How to set the camera function whether on manual mode or the auto mode

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Set it in manual, and open up the aperture. Flash exposure is mainly affected by aperture, Also make sure your shutter speed is set at flash sync speed

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