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High Speed sync, off camera compatibility issues.

I have a Canon 7D Mark ii, Pocket wizard plus iv's and  several Canon 550 EX speedlites. I want high speed sync entirely off camera on multiple speedlites. High speed sync is only working when the speedlite is on the cameras hot shoe. I was informed ...

jcarter by Apprentice
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EOS REbel T4i and Speedlite 430II

Hello, I am having issues with my camera and speedlite. I want to use my speedlite as a slave. I followed the instructions carefully. My camera is not sensing my speedlite external flash. I made sure the sensor were facing at each other, tried differ...

Resolved! Chargers for speedlite batteries

What do you folks use to charge the AA batteries in your speedlites? Yesterday I started to do my last-minute charging before Thanksgiving, only to discover that my 3-year-old Maha MH-C800S had unaccountably bitten the dust. A little poking around th...

speedlite won't work with camera display on

I have a Canon 70D. Just bought a Pro Series Digital SLR universal flash.  Flash works great, only if the display on the back of the camera is turned off.  Turn on the display, and speedlite won't fire.  Is there a setting somewhere on the camera to ...

Speedlite 580EXii display flickers and turns off

Hi all, my 580EXii display flickers briefly when I switch it on but doesn’t power up. Has anyone else had this issue? It has been finicky recently and required some “assistance”. (Palm smack ) to power up and now nada.....Thoughts or solutions? I am...

occasional overexposure with Speedlites

I've seen several threads about exposure issues with speedlites but none that are quite what my issue is. I have a 580EX and a 600EX-RT.  I use them on a 5D Mk II and a 70D.  Regardless which flash and which body, the same thing occurs.  I shoot in m...

arlin411 by Apprentice
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Resolved! Canon 600ex ii-rt speedlite

Hello, I'm a newbie so go easy on me!!!  LOL I'm thinking of starting my own business in Product Photography and I know I will need several speedlites. If I buy a 600ex ii-rt  unit as the master do  I have to buy the same units for the slaves.  I wou...

gpal813 by Contributor
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What is the Flash Assembly

Hello, I just received my flash repair from canon. With the flash (working now super well), there is a sheet of paper were is explained the problem. They says : " the flash assembly did not operate properly (...) it was replaced." I don't understand ...

Remote flash for Canon rebel eos 5ti ...

Hello all, i need some guidance. I have this Canon Rebel EOS 5TI with 55mm. Please advise but cheap and best flash i can use as a speedlite. I am learning to use it as a remote flash. Any help is appreciated ... thanks

JSINGH by Apprentice
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Potential TTL issue with speed light and strobe

Hi guysI'm new to this forum. I hope someone can help with this issue. It's confusing me no end...I nornslly work with 2 canon 430 speed lights a pair of photic Odin trigger and a console in the hotshoe of my canon 5d3I just bought an alien bee strob...

Jpstones by Apprentice
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Can't change manual flash settings using my transmitter

Hello everyone! I'm kind of new using flash and transmitters and I have a doubt (maybe a dumb one, but I'll ask anyway). Here's my setup: - Canon EOS T5i- Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2- Flash Speedlite 430EX II When I put the flash in my camera I can c...

dsalvego by Contributor
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600EX-RT trouble

My 600EX-RT is dumping light on TTL. I've tried turning off modeling selection CF-2 and it is not set to multi. Every time I try to lower the power on TTL...it returns to the middle bar and is dumping too much light. I can set the power to -1, -2, et...

KPIX2017 by Apprentice
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