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Canon Speedlites....

I've just bought a 5D3 and included a 600 RTII EX flashgun in the purchase.  However, I have also a a 270ex II which I purchased for use with my G3X.  Just for the hell of it, I tried this smaller flash on the 5D3. I tried in Manual setting the shutt...

TheRogue by Enthusiast
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580 exII flash is weak at 1/1 compared to yongnuo 560 IV

Hello, I recently decided to pick up a used canon 580 EX II, and I am having trouble with the power output of the flash. I got the unit from Adorama and I am kind of assuming they have some sort of quality control testing on their units. However, whe...

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Nates96 by Contributor
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Using 580EXII with ETTL in low light

Hello everyone. Just joined this forum to see if y'all can help a semi-pro with a couple of questions.1. I have always shot low light with camera & 580EXII on manual,ie wedding receptions.  Is there a way to shoot with ETTL w/o going to a tri-pod?  I...

Resolved! Rapid Box/430EX III

Hello! Recently I purchased a 430EX III-RT, with a transmitter and a Westcott Rapid Box Octa 26".  The flash appears to be too short to be properly inserted into the back of the softbox when mounted on the provided bracket.  I can't find any informat...

nickle15 by Apprentice
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Resolved! 600 EX RT firing a blinding light

My 600 EX RT, mounted on a 5d Mark II, has recently started to fire (or rather light up) full power on its own. It stays on like that for a few seconds.I vaguely remember I had a similar problem with my 430 Canon flash (mounted on the same camera) an...

juliusza by Contributor
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Resolved! 580 Ex II fires weak unless set to +1/3

I've had the 7D and 580 EX II working together for years with no issues until recently.When my 580 EX II is mounted on my 7D it will have a very weak flash when set to 0 flash compensation. Seldomly will it produce a properly exposed image. When adju...

SethS by Apprentice
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Resolved! 600EXII-RT flash

Hello to AllProblem with the Manual/Auto Zoom in my 600EXII-RT flash. I cannot change the M mode to Auto.When I press the Zm/CFn button all the times I have WIDE PANEL and the mm are 14 even with my 24-70 lens.Any ideas how I can reset/correct this p...

manosm by Apprentice
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HSS off camera?

Hello, I am new to using speedlites and I am a bit confused about whether or not I can use HSS off camera. I am planning on purchasing YONGNUO Wireless ETTL Flash Transceiver YN622C II with High-speed Sync HSS 1/8000s. I would like to place one trans...

LED lighting

Tomorrow I have to shoot images at a  sports arena with flood lit by LED  and will be, using an EOS 70D, a 420EX Speedlite and probably one of the following 50mm, 35-80mm and 76-300mm lenses. What settings should I use? Thanks John 

Juanjo99 by Contributor
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Help! My my canon 580ex ii speedlite won't stay on

Help please:I have had my my canon 580ex ii speedlite for 5 or so years now & have never really had a chance to learn how to use it as it will not stay on. I have replaced the batteries often, only to have new batteries stop working immediately. I ha...

580exII acting as fill light

Hey there, I am new to using speedlites as I normally shoot with natural lighting or studio and I have rented a 580-exII speed light To take some pictures at my sisters birthday. I am shooting with my 5d mk2 and when I attach the speedlite and put it...

Mrslickk by Apprentice
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