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Posted 16 December 2017 - 07:55 AM
I can see it being really useful for outdoor portraiture and still life, but for a subject at any real distance you need more power than a speedlight. That stuff gets pricey fast.
Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:31 AM
Posted 17 December 2017 - 04:11 PM
Thanks all for your thoughts. I've settled on a Yongnuo YN568ex, which does have HSS. I realized, belatedly, that my SB600 has HSS and tried it out a bit. Won't need it most days, but I can imagine applications and at worst, my spec-checking urge is satisfied that my new flash doesn't lack a feature my old one has.
Posted 17 December 2017 - 04:43 PM
Mostly used for outdoor portraits shot wide open. HSS is actually not good at freezing motion because the flash duration is much longer than when shot at under sync speed.
I would tend to agree...only folks I have heard using it are some sports photographers using strobes and using the strobes to stop the action...I have never tried it and don't plan to...