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How do I connect my Canon speedlight to my camera?

How do I connect my Canon speedlight to my camera?

Simply insert and power-on a Speedlite on non pop-up flash cameras.

  1. Power-on, and set your camera exposure mode to Program, Aperture, Shutter or Manual.
  2. Raise your camera’s Pop-up flash.
  3. Press the Q button on the back of your camera, scroll to the flash icon and select Easy Wireless Flash Shooting to begin.

How do I sync my camera with speedlight?

To set your camera and flash for high speed sync, go to your camera’s Custom Setting menu, then scroll to Bracketing/Flash, where you’ll see flash sync speed choices. Set the highest speed you see—it’ll be either 1/200, 1/250 or 1/320 second depending on your camera.

What is Canon Speedlite used for?

Most modern Speedlites have a built-in LED light on the front of the flash that can be used to help your camera focus faster in low light. It throws out a small amount of red light that’s just enough to help the camera focus.

Are speedlights necessary?

Adequate lighting is crucial to achieving properly exposed shots, and sometimes, you’ll need the help of additional light sources if the scene isn’t bright enough. The speedlight or “flash gun” makes a portable and useful option for this.

What is the difference between the Canon EOS 430EX and speedlit?

The Speedlit also quieter, recycle time is 20% faster (as compared to the 430EX) and since it is compatible with Canon’s wireless E-TTL, it can be used as an affordable “receiver unit”. Superior build quality, including a metal foot for added strength. Approx. 20% faster recycling time, compared to previous 430EX.

What is the guide number of the Speedlite 430EX II?

I have read and understand the information above, and wish to download the designated software. Bringing a new level of versatility and capability to flash photography, the Speedlite 430EX II features a powerful flash (guide number of 141 ft./43m at ISO 100) with a fast recycling time in a compact, durable body.

Should I buy the canon 430exii?

I would recommend the 430ExII for any Canon shooter, regardless of the camera as long as if features a hot shoe. Beginners will have a very easy tool shooting in ETTL to take pictures without too much hassle and will have room to grow into it. More seasoned photographers probably already have a heap of assorted gear to choose from.

What’s new in the 430EX II?

A one-touch quick-lock mechanism makes it easy to attach or detach the 430EX II from the camera and a metal foot has been added for strength and durability. Flash controls can now be set through the camera’s LCD screen on compatible EOS Digital SLR cameras.

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