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Mastering the Nikon D700 by Darrell Young, James Johnson

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Using the Nikon D700 in Commander Mode

Gather up your Nikon D700, its User’s Manual, and your external flash units with their manuals. Keep them close by since I will refer to the camera and flash unit menus and manuals for additional details.

Let’s start by putting our Nikon D700 camera into Commander mode. We’ll do that by changing Custom setting e3 to Commander mode. Look at Figure 9-3 for the screen series to set this option.

Normally, Custom setting e3 defaults to TTL, as shown in screen 2 of Figure 9-3. TTL represents the single-flash i-TTL technology used by your built-in Speedlight or by any i-TTL compatible flash unit you put in your Nikon D700’s hotshoe. Since this chapter is about controlling multiple flash units, we’ll have to change ...

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