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Speed of camera always maxes at 250 by default when external flash is put on.

I am a rookie but I can't figure out how to override the external flash for shooting inside at basketball games. No matter what I seem to do the camera always decides to go to a speed of 250. I need 400 or more.
I am using a Canon 30D with the 580EX. I have it set on aperature priority so I can get more light.
Thanks for any ideas or help.
Jeff

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Thanks for offering the help.
I fixed it by just sitting down and going through every setting through trial and error.
A huge pain in the rear end. I got lucky and figured it out.
Thanks,

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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