Saturday, July 18, 2009

Fishermen at Port Medway

I was traveling very light, yesterday, just the humble little D40 and 16-85mm VR. I came across these chaps casting their lines into the sea in Port Medway. As is always a good practice, I struck a rapport with them and they had no issues allowing me to click away. I am amazed how well the built-in flash operates on the D40, this further enhancs my admiration for the Nikon flash system - I traditionally used to dump on tiny built-in flashes and dismissed them for "snapshots."

One of the key features of the D40 is its fast flash sync - up to 1/500th second. Unless you have tried to shoot fill-flash, you cannot appreciate such a valauble option.

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