OK but let us say I decide I can hand hold steady at 1/60, why would I set my sync speed to 1/60, what is the point when I can just leave at 1/250 allowing me to alter my shutter speed at will without having to adjust sync speed every time I adjust shutter speed?
On my Nikon I go into the Custom Setting Menu>Bracketing/Flash>Flash Sync Speed and I have the following choices:
1/250 s (Auto FP) (This is HSS)
1/250 s (Max Sync Speed)
So why would I choose anything but either the top one if I want HSS or the...
I think you are mis-interpreting my question Nick, I was not asking about shutter speed/ambient light relationship, I undestand this. I was purely asking why have so many sync settings and what do they actually do? This I think has now been answered or at least partially so.
Thanks for going to...
In my case, and sorry if I have detracted from the OP. it is simply to understand why we have so many sync speed settings in camera? I dont understand the need for any other than max sync speed, hss is not relevant to my question nor (I think is ambient light)
So, if I set my camera at max...
Im not sure I understand you, I understand that you control ambient light with shutter speed but not sure if your comment is referring to that or with regards to my question which was why would you use other 'in-camera' sync speed settings than the max? In other words why would you bother to set...