The Speedlite EX II (introduced in February ) is the flagship of the Canon Speedlite flashgun range and is used by many professional photographers. My question has to do with my ex ii flash. My specialty is definitely natural light. For years I have been using the canon flashes at wedding. Quick question! I bought a Canon speedlite ex II and I find it hard to learn how to use it. I’m unsure of what the different settings mean and.

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It was a great and tktorial versatile setup, especially as I had found a Redwing Quickstand at a local shop at a very low price.

Artist Pery Burge uses water, paint and ink to create images that look like they might have been captured by the Hubble Telescope or under the super-zoom of a powerful microscope. I’ve seen other photographers using the Lightsphere outside-I have no idea why. If you have trouble playing the video, pause it and let it buffer fully.

So what I’m saying is that there’s pretty much no point in learning to master the unit.

Phil Steele – Steele Training. We’re not working with multiple groups today so we don’t have to worry about that. While shooting indoors at a recent wedding venue of bride and groom getting dressed, construction of the cake done by a relative of the groomand signing of the marriage certificate, I had great success putting a similar type flash on a stand with a pocket wizard and used turbo battery I had gotten from KEH for a fraction of the new price.

So it’ll all become clearer when I show you the video and as kind of a little bonus in canoh, you’ll see how to set up the EX as a slave at the same time. If someone has a usual manner in which they operate their flash that is simple and works, please do share.


My question has to do with my ex ii flash. She needs to brighten faces underneath cowboy hats, and illuminate foreheads in shadow from West Texas Big Hair. Submit a News Tip! Learn to make it do what you need it for, and then, when you have a new problem, learn how to maximize other features.

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There is also this: There’s some tutroial good info at this super. If you don’t have the manual, you can downloa It also says it’s in slave group B, which is fine. Anyone have any tips? Please give some more specifics about the types of portraits you are talking about couples? I bought a Canon speedlite ex II and I find it hard to learn how to use it.

So if you’re interested in that sort of thing, feel free to check that out. Now just to make sure that’s perfectly clear, let me summarize the main point. How is your knowledge on lighting and photography? Now it’s configured so that the is being driven by thewhich we will put on the camera and they’ll work together, talking to the camera to adjust the flash exposure as we shoot.

You want to turn that to “on” by turning the wheel. Now you’d think if you’re going to thtorial the thing in master mode you might use the mode button for that.

Amsterdam Sunrise by pocoloco from Challenge the host! For years I have been using the canon flashes at wedding receptions indoors, but to be honest I have never really gotten good results.

Many cameras today include built-in image stabilization systems, but when it comes to video that’s still no substitute for a proper camera stabilization rig.

So I’ll show you those clips and then I’ll come back. If it is low enough and I am close enough, I bounce the flash off the ceiling with the flipit card to send some light forward.


Jim Cassatt’s gear list: So you want to control the flashes on your camera using a remote, and you know that you need to get to Master mode on your Canon EX II to be able to do that. Wacom’s latest pro tablet can help take your editing workflow — and most importantly, the final image results — to the next level.

The light is aweful, either over or underexposed almost every time. Seeing what others are able to do with flash, and not have a photo look like flash was used, plus some other interesting flash techniques, finally convinced me to make the purchase.

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My specialty is definitely natural light. For example, you’re in there and you think, “Now do I want to turn this thing off as a light source so it’s not putting out any light or am I turning off its master functionality so it is a light tuutorial but it’s not controlling other flashes? Using flash well in fast moving, highly variable, locations is tough, so don’t worry about not learning it immediately.

All forums Studio and Lighting Technique Change forum. BAK has some great pointers. The ambient light was so bad that there was not much I could do.

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Mystery Solved 580es you have trouble playing the video, pause it and let it buffer fully. We set the in master mode. Stephan Vanfleteren Surf Tribe – lighting? I’m unsure of what the different settings mean and how to combine the flash with exposure etc.