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Resolved! triggering 600ex with another ST-E3 with a ST-E3

Hi,i am two 600ex-rt and two st-e3. with 2 st-e3, I know I can trigger the 5D3 to take photo wirelessly using a st-e3 on the 5D3 and hand holding the other st-e3. with this setup in mind, can i also trigger a 600ex-rt to fire off too along with the c...

scottgoh by Apprentice
  • 5 replies

which flash for my 6D?

I just bought a EOS 6D and I want to get a flash. I've been a bit out of touch with photography for many years and I finally decided on a camera. Now I need some help with which flash to get. Any recommendations for my camera? I'm not a professional ...

paulold by Apprentice
  • 14 replies

Resolved! Choosing the right speedlite over Canon 6D and Nikon D 80

Hi everyone. Please bear with me, I'm new to this.  I've gone nuts reading online about choosing THE right speedlite for my camera (s). And I'm more confued than ever before so asking for your advice.  I have the following bodies:  Canon 6 D ( curren...

Vatsala by Contributor
  • 6 replies

Resolved! 580 EX Doesn't Keep Up with 5D Mk III?

Hello! Newbie and first time poster. I am not an experienced flash user, so wasn't sure what to expect when shooting in burst mode at a party over the weekend. I had the 580 set in ETTL and angled up to bounce off the ceiling. I had the 5D in normal ...

SX 50 HS with Speedlite 430 EX II

Hi! I'm trying to use a Speedlite 430 EX II with my SX 50 HS, but the Assist Beam of the flash doesn't seem to work. The camera's Assist Beam works correctly, the flash fires, but the Speedlite's Assist Beam doesn't. Is it normal? Thank you!

What flash transmitter/receiver?

I have a Vivitar DF-286 DSLR AF flash and I want to use it off camera on my 40D and eventually 5diii - it is supposed to have a "built-in slave function" and it is TTL compatible, though it doesn't have adjustable power settings like a Speedlite. I a...

Resolved! Camera Flashes

Hi Guru's ... need one suggestion....Does the battery maH power has anything to do with the flash response time ? battery with which mAH is suggested ?  Also which is the best battery suggested for full time use for a 2hr function ?

600ex and 7D for weddings

Hi!I know a couple of posts have already been made on here about the 600ex with the 7D. I usually shoot with a 7D and one 430 on camera. I'd like to upgrade to two 600s, keeping one on a stand with or without an umbrella, using it on the dancefloor a...

allets by Apprentice
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St-E3-RT Compatibility

Is the ST-E3-RT Transmitter and 600EX-RT combo fully compatible with the Canon 1D Mark IV without any of the restrictions noted in the transmitter user guide on page 19 (eg. cameras produced up to 2011)???

dbholc by Apprentice
  • 1 replies

Pocket wizard vs Canon ST-E2

Are both of these devices wireless controllers for firing the flash off camera? If not , then what is the difference? Would I need both of them or just one and if one then which one. Also I see that Pocket Wizard  makes a number of models. Which mode...

CLB1941 by Contributor
  • 3 replies

580EXll, Guide

My Canon 40D and 60D cameras came with a quick pocket guide.Curious if Canon has the same thing for the 580EXll Speedlite?

Douglas by Contributor
  • 2 replies
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