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Through-the-lens metering (TTL) is a feature in many modern cameras that allows the user to measure light levels through the lens that will capture the picture.

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What was my flash power?

When I am using a Canon flash in the E-TTL mode, how can I tell which flash power the E-TTL magic chose? For example, if I got a correct exposure in the E-TTL mode, can I easily choose the same flash ...
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What does TTL mean?

I'm new to photography and I see the term TTL all over the place. What does it mean? And how do I use it to make my pictures better?
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Can an E-TTL II cable trigger a speedlite in Manual mode

Essentially, if you own an E-TTL II (or presumably iTTL) cable of a certain length/type, is there any reason to also own a manual PC-sync cable of a similar length/type, or can the camera be fired in ...
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Inexpensive flash with full ETTL support

I've been planning to get the Canon 430EX, but I'd love to save a little cash, so I started looking at other 3rd party flashes. I've found a few that claim to have ETTL II support, but being so much ...