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Canon® EOS Rebel XSi/450D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Flash Exposure Compensation

If you’d rather adjust flash exposure using the Shooting 2 menu than with the same function buried several levels deep in the Set-up 2 menu (under Flash Control), you can do that here. I’ll explain how to set this same parameter with the Set-up 2 menu later in this chapter.

Select this option, then dial in the amount of flash EV compensation you want using the left/right cross keys. Then press Set to confirm your choice, then press the Menu button twice to exit. Once you’ve activated flash exposure compensation, when you press the shutter release button halfway, the flash EV icon will flash in the viewfinder and will be displayed on the LCD monitor. To reset or change flash exposure compensation, choose this menu ...

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