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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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Resolved! ST-E3-RT won't fire remote flashes when triggered on 1DX

My first post to this forum, hopeing to find an answer.Had a photoshoot yesterday and ran into problems.  Set up was 1DX with ST-E3-RT transmitter firing 5 remote 600EX-RT's.  This was for headshots so all the speedlites were within 12' of the camera...

kmggdc by Contributor
  • 13 replies

How to disable the Wireless Remote Ready Light

 I am using 600EX-RT speedlites off camera controlled by the ST-E3-RT Transmitter.  How do I disable the Wireless Remote Ready Light that is flashing red on the front of the speedlites when they are in slave mode? I have already used C.Fn-08 to disab...

Canon 600ex RT error

Hello,  We have a problem with the Canon 600 ex RT. The flash will go off at maximum power on 1/128 and 1/1.We have tried serveral options but we can't solve it.camera5D mii5D mii6Dlens 16-35 2..8 + 4.0We've got this problem with other flashes too. D...

Resolved! 600EX-RT length

Can anyone tell me the length of this speedlite? not with the flash head at a 90 degree angle but just straight up. thanks to all, Blair..

BlairW by Enthusiast
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Speedlite 580EX Flash Only Flickering

Sorry if this has been talked about before.  I'm a newb and I can't seem to find my situation in any forums.   I'm having an issue with my 580EX where everything seems to start up fine when I turn it on.  With fresh batteries, the flash charges and t...

Speedlite 270EX II in Slave Mode

I have a question about the 270EX II. How do I use it as a slave with my EOS 6D? The instruction manual says that if I set it to the slave mode, it will fire as a slave with bounced light off another flash. So, I used my 90EX on my camera hot shoe an...

BazzaBoy by Contributor
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600EX-RT vs 600EXII-RT

Can someone provide a synopsis of the difference (if any) between these two speedlites? A side-by-side comparison (on the B&H site) shows no substantive difference except that the "II" model is somewhat more expensive. A couple of the user reviews su...

FEL and AEL hold for Canon EOS 6D

I have been using Canon EOS 6D for last couple of months. I have been trying to get accostomed with functions of Camera. For FEL function to work is it mendatory that the exosure should be in manual mode. When I try to use FEL in Av mode after focusi...

Speedlite 430EX2 won't fire with 90EX on Canon 5DM3

Although I had no problem last time I used this set-up, now I cannot get the 90EX (on my 5DM3) to trigger my off-camera 430EX2 flash. The 90EX does power up and send a flash when I take a picture. I do notice that on my flash function settings on my ...

straydog by Apprentice
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