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David Busch’s Nikon® D4/D4S: Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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9Electronic Flash with the Nikon D4/D4s

The term “professional camera” doesn’t always mean a lot, except to those who aren’t professional photographers, and who enjoy drawing distinctions among various camera categories. Given its build, features, and price tag, however, the D4 and D4s are most certainly pro cameras. But, of course, a real pro chooses photographic tools by what features and capabilities are needed to do a paying job. In some cases, one of the components that isn’t needed is a built-in flash. Although handy in many cases, a built-in unit, while economical (it comes “free” with the camera) has some limitations that can be easily overcome by using an external flash. That’s why Nikon’s flagship “pro” dSLRs (such as the D4s and its ...

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