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High Speed Sync with Canon 430 EX II

Does the high speed sync work on ALL shutter speeds or just a specific range?I was photographing a picture of my dog with my Powershot G12.  I used a shutter speed of 1/500.  It was slightly too dark so I went with a shutter speed of 1/400.  The resu...

Justin by Enthusiast
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Flash questions

I'm just getting into off camera flash.  I wonder if anyone can help me with any of the following three questions: 1)  Is there a RELIABLE TTL off camera flash cord available either, Canon or after market of 3-20 feet in length that would maintain fu...

External flash

I have a canon Rebel T3I, I do not have an external flash, what would be a good purchase for me,  speedlite 270ex, 430ex markII, or the 580exII.

Eddie1952 by Contributor
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Speedlite 430EX and canon 7D wireless

I try my speedlite 430EX wirelessly using my Canon 7D to go off through the flash menu. Now that all works but when I make a picture in the mirror I see the internal flash on the picture. Is it not true that the internal flash to go off a little earl...

Osx by Apprentice
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speedlite 600 ex-rt

Just bought a speedlite 600 ex-rt flash and trying to figure out how to have my 430 ex flash off camera without having my 600 on camera flash. First time at using off camera flashes!

TNP by Apprentice
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My Fear Finally has Happened to my 600EX-RT

That gel holder that would never stay put final gone missing at the last weekend's state volleyball championship.  $30 for just the holder and additional for the missing gel.  Sigh... Maybe it is better to revert back to the good old Scotch taping ci...

raychen by Contributor
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Flash Exposure Bracketing T3i

Hi, I am new to Canon and this is my first post.  I just got the T3i and believe it is not possible to do FEB with the built in flash.  Am I correct on that?  The direction to do that is with an external speedlite flash.  Which Speedlite model does F...

Manual Mode Questions 580EX II

I am trying to understand manual mode on my 580EX II flash.  I use this with a 5D Mark III.1. In M mode, I can set the power rating from 1/1 to 1/128.2. In Ext M mode, I see the ISO and F-stop and effective flash range.3. In reading Bryan Peterson's ...

kentinada by Contributor
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battery drain problem with canon 600ex flash

I am new to Canon and bought a 5d mk III with the 600ex flash.   I have professional friends who have helped me with my change in brands.  I used the flash with new eneloop rechargeable batteries in the flash and also attached to a charger pack for a...

A little mod I came up with for my ST-E3-RT

Using the ST-E3-RT is wonderful. Before going Canon RT I had a transmitter mounted to my Sekonic L-358 and fired my flashes via a receiver on the camera. That all changed with the Canon transmitter. I now use Auto Reset Cordless Flash mode on my L-35...

digital by Rising Star
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