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Resolved! Shooting 430 EX II remotely with 6D

Okay, after searching around I know this question has been asked a lot. And I have gotten some very worthwhile information. However, I have not seen an answer to a simple question that still has me baffled. When shooting the 430 EX II remotely with a...

270ex II not connecting wirelessly to T6S

Hi everyone. I've been trying to connect the Speedlite 270EX II to my Rebel T6s but can't seem to get it to sync through wireless. I've tried every setting and channel but only works when mounted to the camera. I've dug around online but haven't seen...

Will Canon 600ex-rt work with Canon 1100D?

Hi,I recently bought cactus 60rf and apparently there is no af assist beam in it, which when i tried to take a picture in the dark it didn't automatically focus.So i will return this flash to the store and buy Canon 600ex-rt, and my question is, if t...

gsbuah by Occasional Contributor
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600 EX-RT smells like burning when fires

One of my 600EX-RTs started to smell like burning rubber when firing! First, the recycle time increased, after which we switched batterries. That made no difference and after a couple more hard-to-get fires, it started to smell (just at the very top)...

Resolved! Speedlite 589ex ii

With the 580 is it possible to set it to emit a low power pulse of light that will trigger another Speedlite but not light the subject itself? Thanks!!

Maximages by New Contributor
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Speedlight Ratio Question -

 From the 550EX users manual I understand how to adjust the ratio between slave speedlights with the master turned off, but how do you adjust the ratio between the master which is turned on and a slave?

HenryTS by New Contributor
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600EX-RT and ST-E3-RT Failed

I was at a wedding shoot last weekend and my (3) 600EX-RT and ST-E3-RT worked great until I got into the reception hall/tent.  Could not get the flashes to fire via radio.  Had to resort to on camera flash for the entire reception.  The next day I tr...

mmajeed63 by New Contributor
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I cannot get high speed sync to work

Hi all,  I have an EOS 6D and a Speedlite 580exii. For the life of my I cannot get the high speed sync to work. At anything past the shutter sync speed I get a black bar despite the fact I have enabled the high speed sync mode. I should also note I a...

Flash Exposure Inconsistent

I'm using 580EX flash units on my Mk4 cameras with a 24-70 f/2.8 or the 17-35 f/2.8, mostly bouncing slightly with a dome on the flash. Fresh high output batteries or a high-power external source is the power.  The exposure is varying from frame to f...

JerseyTom by Occasional Contributor
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Flash Help!!!

New member here, I have a Canon 7D and mainly shoot automotive photography. I am looking to get into buying a flash (or two) but have no clue where to start. I want them to be off camera fired flashes, so do I need pocket wizards? or is there an alte...

conley916 by New Contributor
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canon st-e3-rt slave readly light goes on and off

The ready symbol of the lighting bolt on my transmitter that indicates the flashes are recycled and ready go on and then go off again randomly. I have 4 flash slave units and one out of every 4 photos, all the flashes fire. New eneloop charged batter...

lauphoto by New Contributor
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