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Birthday Kitty is Upset! | by jciv
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Birthday Kitty is Upset!

You forgot his birthday yesterday! He is three years old.


I learned something while trying to take his picture this morning. Cats can easily blink fast enough to ruin every picture with flash. Today, it was more of a problem than usual. So I tried to turn off TTL which uses a quick preflash to adjust the strength of the flash. But apparently my camera doesn't do that. Eventually I discovered in manual mode, I can adjust the flash setting manually which would mean no need for the preflash. That could be useful for jumpy jumping spiders too, but I don't really like messing with Manual mode.

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Taken on March 26, 2009