Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

Flash Pictures I have a Canon XTi and am using a 580EX flash with it. The problem is, I have to set the flash at plus 1 1/2 to 2 stops to get a decent exposure. Is there something that I am doing wrong?



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All canons tend to underexpose to avoid blowing the highlights. I still think this is a poor design / calibration of the light meter. A search of the net will reveal some folks who sent their xti's in to canon to be fixed and got them back better. Canon doesn't recognize this as a "problem" and states they did this on purpose but this is the 2nd canon I've had that did this and my next camera will be a Nikon!!
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