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The Sony A7 II by Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto Ph.D

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10Chapter 10: Flash

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Introduction

Even though the a7 II is sensitive to light, you will sometimes need additional light when you shoot indoors. An easy solution is to mount an external flash unit in the hot shoe on the top of the camera (figure 10-1).

Sony sells several flash units and deciding which one to buy can be confusing. First, you have to make sure the flash unit will attach to your camera. A few years ago Sony had a proprietary flash attachment. It was an elegant design that provided a fast and easy way to attach and lock the flash unit onto the camera body, and a slight press of a button released it. Sony has since abandoned this design ...

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