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Triggering master flash with pocket-wizard

I am trying to trigger a bank of 3 speedlites (2x 580EX-II's + 580EX) by putting a 580EX-II on master with a pocket wizard, setting the other two flashes to slave, and triggering the master flash with an on camera (5Dm2) pocket wizard. When I put the...

clphoto by Contributor
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Which gel: outdoor rainy day & natural effect

Hi,I bought a set of Rogue color-correcting flash gels and have not used them much yet. The little I am finding on the interwebs seem to be all shooting for a fake blue sky look on a grey day. I don't want that for this shot. I just want to use a lit...

ScottyP by Authority
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70D flash settings

I am trying to set my 70D to work with my YUNGNUO 560III.  However, under flash CONTROL menu on the 70D, i get an error msg that says:  this menu cannot be found.   How do I access my built-in and external settings on the menu without this message?

Azm by Apprentice
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600ex-RT failing

after using the unit on a job for a few hours the unit sometimes will not "reload"  (the red light to signify the flash is ready again). I find that I have to switch the unit on and off to get it up to speed, anyone have this trouble, any solutions? ...

Firewire by Apprentice
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Resolved! Canon MR-14EX II only one side fires

Hello guys! I'm sure there is a simple solution to my problem but I can't figure it out myself. I've purchased Canon MR-14EX II Macro ring flash and when I try to take pictures, only one side of the flash fires. What am I doing wrong? Thank you!

kparseg by Contributor
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600EX-RT--Need some good, quick settings!

Greetings everyone!     I've got a not-very-difficult-to-solve problem..but perhaps a new situation to which it applies      I've got two Speedlite 600EX-RT's. I bought the second when the first stopped working. The second one stopped working as well...

nuncle by Contributor
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More 600EX-RT/Battery questions...fun!

Greetings all!I've seen several discussions about batteries and the flash, but I'm just trying to get the "definitive" answer I've got two 600EX-RT's. The first one died on me at Christmas last year. While shooting, I discovered that the batteries be...

nuncle by Contributor
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Resolved! 430EX II Speedlite Attachment

Hi Guys, Are there any professionals here who know if connecting the 430EX II when it and the camera (T5i) are both ON damages anything? I know that the user manual says the Speedlite should be OFF before attaching it to the hot shoe. I failed to fol...

hp_chic by Apprentice
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600EX-RT and Canon 7D

I've been shooting also of action shots and the 7D has been awesome.  I'm starting to have some interests in flash photography and I have 2 specific questions:  1) Can the Speedlite 600EX-RT be fired off camera? Do I need an ETTL cable or need a remo...

64ekta by Apprentice
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ST-E3-RT Focus Assist Add-on

Since the ST-E3-RT doesn't have a focus assistance beam, is there a reliable alternative?  I've heard of YN-E3-RT, but also have heard that its focus beams don't align with the focus points of the camera. Is there a such thing as an addon device that...

mikehiga by Apprentice
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