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David Busch’s Nikon D7200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Electronic Flash with the Nikon D7200

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. 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.

Until you delve into the flash situation deeply enough, it might appear that serious photographers have a love/hate relationship with electronic flash. You’ll often hear that ...

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