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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon V1/J1 by David D. Busch

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Chapter 5Using the Flash

Your Nikon V1 can be fitted with the clip-on SB-N5 accessory flash, while the J1 has a built-in electronic flash that elevates when you push the Flash button on the upper-left back panel of the camera. Consider using electronic flash:

image When you need extra light. Flash provides extra illumination in dark environments where existing light isn’t enough for a good exposure, or is too uneven to allow a good exposure even with the camera mounted on a tripod.

image When you don’t need a precise preview of lighting effects. Unless you’re ...

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