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The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 3rd Edition by Mike Hagen

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5SB-800 Buttons, Modes, Menus, and Operation

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Prior to the SB-900/SB-910, the SB-800 was Nikon’s flagship Speedlight, and it still deserves its reputation as an extremely capable strobe. The SB-800 is a great all-around, very rugged flash, which will serve you well for many years.

The SB-800 is typically used in three ways:

• Dedicated flash mounted directly to your camera

• Commander flash to control other wireless remotes

• Wireless Remote flash

SB-800 Buttons and Controls

Flash Head

To point the flash head in different directions, press the Tilt button (figure 5.1) with your finger and rotate the head (figure 5.2). The flash head on the SB-800 ...

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