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Mixing Canon Speedlite and Profoto system

Hi All,Background:I have recently found out a way to use Canon Speedlite and Profoto system together using this method.(Outsside link removed per Canon Forums policy) Camera Settings (see the attached photo)Canon 5DM3Canon 580 EX IIPocket Wizard Mini...

JasonJKim by New Contributor
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photos turn dark when external flash is on

im using canon t31 and sunpack digiflash 3000. when i take pictures with my external flash, i sometimes get images that are to dark even though the flash was fired at the time the photo was taken. so i tried this, i took photos with different shutter...

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marvin2 by New Contributor
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Speedlites Crossover possible? Canon, Fuji, Olympus

Hello, has anyone experience with using speedlites for Canon on Fujifilm and Olympus or speedlites for Fujifilm on Canon and Olympus?We use often a Canon DSLR and as 2nd units a Fujifilm X-T20 or Olympus OM-D and it's not handy to carry two different...

No-Frills by Occasional Contributor
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Neewer Speedlite for the Canon 6d Issue

Hello everyone!I bought my first flash, the Neewer Speedlite NW561, for my Canon 6d to use on and off camera. I was testing it on camera by placing it all the way in on the hot shoe but it seems like the light is not compatible with the camera. The c...

Need some speedlite control advice

I currently have a 430 EX and a 430 RT iii EX.Am I able to control both of these speedlites with the ST E3 RT?Or will there be any limitations with the older EX?Getting ready to order the controller but want to make sure it will satisfy my needs.Also...

550EX and 100-400 lens

I have an older 550EX that I used to use with my 600mm.   I have a Really Right Stuff flash arm and a camera body plate that I used, along with a Canon Off-camera shoe cord. I have since moved toward using my 80D body with the 100-400 IS ii lens.   D...

mitchmcc by Frequent Contributor
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Resolved! MT-24EX not showing ETTL option on 7D

Hello, all. I bought an MT-24EX for use on my 7D. When attached, only "TTL" and "M" show as modes on the flash. Also, in the menu on the 7D I can't access the External Flash settings. The camera says none is attached or is not compatible. Why would t...

Aaplmike by New Contributor
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External Flash's and Transmitter

Hi there! I have a Canon 580EX II and a Canon 430EX III-RT and I'm trying to link them through a YN-E3-RT II and even after following all the steps I managed to get the 430 linked to the transmitter but not the 580. Can I link two different flashes v...

Fun with gels

About four years ago, after picking up first gen 600EX-RT units, I really got into gels.  So much that I ultimately created custom cut ones for the flashes' gel holder.  I was bummed that the version II units changed the the shape of the gel holder a...

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rs-eos by Reputable Contributor
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430EX III with EOS 70D

Does somebody know, if is possible control external flash exposure from camera? I thought it was possible when you press SET button and rotate with ring circle, but when I press SET I can just see exposure value, but I am not able to change it from c...

jim_h by New Contributor
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430EXlll RT Inconsistent

I have 430EXlll RT and it's inconsistent in M. Im finding the only time it works more often is when the RT sensor is pointing in the direction of the camera. If it's radio it should not matter but it seems to. Frustrating for outdoor shooting.

DLB by New Contributor
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Canon Speedlite 420EX

Thinking about getting a second-hand Canon Speedlite 420EX for my Canon 250d. How do I know if it'll be compatible as the 420EX is a much older model and the 250d doesn't have the central metal contact point on the hot shoe? I've been told that the u...