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Registered: ‎12-02-2012

No off-camera second curtain sync?

I’m starting to consider replacing my Phottix radio flashes (one is acting up) with Canon but one thing still bugs me.  The Canon flashes cannot do SCS when off the camera.  


I like doing little tricks with moving sparklers or glow sticks or burning steel wool, etc., and it only looks right on SCS.  


But unless I’ve missed an announcement, the Canon flashes can’t do it.  Obviously it is possible to do if 3rd party Phottix can make it happen with Canon’s cameras.  Any idea why Canon can’t ? 



Canon 5d mk 4, Canon 6D, EF 70-200mm L f/2.8 IS mk2; EF 16-35 f/2.8 L mk. III; Sigma 35mm f/1.4 "Art" EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; EF 85mm f/1.8; EF 1.4x extender mk. 3; EF 24-105 f/4 L; EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS; 3x Phottix Mitros+ speedlites

Why do so many people say "FER-tographer"? Do they take "fertographs"?
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Posts: 5,709
Registered: ‎11-13-2012

Re: No off-camera second curtain sync?

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X, Rebel T5i, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472, LRCC Classic
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