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Flash Not Syncing with Camera: Bad Flash or Broken Camera

I have a Canon 70D with a 430EXII flash.  From time to time, the flash with overpower the photo with a huge amount of light.  When I examine the picture in Adobe Elements, it reports that the flash didn’t fire which leads me to believe that the flash...

WSC33 by Apprentice
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Resolved! 600EX RT not illuminating subject in ETTL mode

I was shooting with my 600EXrt with a 6D in ETTL mode with a plus 3 FEC. Suddenly I noted that the flash fired but the image was pitch black (no illumination). Tried it a few times same result. I took out the other 600ex rt and that worked fine. On r...

chawlee by Apprentice
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430EX Hot Shoe Bracket Replacement

I own an original 430EX Speedlite (not the -II or the -III) and need a replacement hot shoe bracket for it. The locking pin no longer extends down when rotating the locking mechanism. I can find a bunch of replacements for the -II and -III but nothin...

Connect 1DX mark 2 with Canon 470EX-AI for off-camera use

Can anyone help me out with this.  I want to use the 470EX AI but off the camera, I mean not connected to the hotshoe. As the canon manual itself says: For wireless flash, the 470EX-AI offers optical-type wireless E-TTL only — no radio compatibility....

Anshu97 by Apprentice
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Canon 430 EX III-RT and Yongnuo RF-605C Help

Hi, My wife is a wedding photographer and I have been trying to help her get her off-camera flashes working. She said they would sporadically work on-and-off so I wanted to do some troubleshooting to see what the problem was. Her main flash is the 43...

AL9045 by Apprentice
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Battery drainage

My 600ex-rt flash has worked perfectly from the start until my last event shoot when the flash on my camera drained my batteries with super speed.  I worked 2 ocf and my on camera was on low power (1/64) and also triggering the other two.  This has w...

MadD57 by Apprentice
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580ex will not fire flash from the pilot test button

Hi, My 580ex powers on and the red pilot light comes on.  When I press the pilot light to do a test flash it will not fire, it's does not fire on my two camera bodies, 5D2 and 7D.  I have another 580ex and that works fine.  All the buttons on the bac...

Piradose by Apprentice
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I have a Canon 7D and a Canon 430EX speedlite.

I have used my Canon 430EX speedlite both on camera and off (using radio poppers when off).  Recently I found out that I could use my speedlite wireless with the Canon 7D and did some senior pictures this way.  I am now trying to use the flash on cam...

shriverm by Apprentice
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Resolved! Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT and Yongnuo YN-E3-RT Transmitter

Hi all.I'm looking for any suggestions, but I doubt that this can be solved. I have two Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT's and recently purchased a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT Transmitter to operate both Speedlites remotely from my Canon 200D camera. On paper this ...

shanetp by Contributor
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Off-camera flash with 80D

I am new to flash photography. My camera is an 80D and I have a 430EX II. I would like to find a way to fire the flash off-camera without having to fire the camera’s pop-up flash. Any ideas?

Roo by Apprentice
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600 ex II Manual Mode

I recently upgraded from my 580 Ex II's to the new 600 ex-II flashes. My question is when using the flash in Manual Mode, can I fire more than one shot at a time? In Ettl Mode I am able to fire 4 shots before images go black - while the flash recycle...

emphoto by Apprentice
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Resolved! Speedlight 600EX II-RT not charging

I just purchased this speedlight new at the end of December I have used it once. I went to use it tonight and it will not charge. The light just stays red. I put new batteries in just Incase, nothing. It does put off a test flash when I push the butt...

mclori72 by Apprentice
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Canon 600EX-RT stuck on full power

Hi, I have an issue with one of my speedlits being stuck in full power.  I have tried it on manual and set it to 1/128 and it still fires at 1/1.  ETTL does the same thing, I used this flash to shoot on ETTL, then tried a 2nd flash to shoot and the r...

mnhim001 by Apprentice
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