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What features should one look for when selecting a flash?

I have been thinking of getting a flash to improve my low light photography (particularly indoors). However, there seem to be a number of different models available at similar price points (budget of ...
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Low budget entry level Speedlite?

Owning a cheap Canon 20D, I now want to buy an entry level speedlight/external flash but I'm confused with should i go for used or new the one while considering my low budget(150$ max). What things ...
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Why is my external flash (speedlight) not working on-camera?

I would like to use external flash with my Olympus OM-D E-M10 (mark I). It seems, however, that flash is simply not working with my camera. I have tried to set flash in camera to fill-in and fully ...
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Can I trigger multiple Yongnuo manual speedlight with one Nikon camera?

I am planning to buy manual speed lights. I have found these Yongnuo YN560 III 2.4Ghz Wireless Flash Speedlite. I have a Nikon D7000 and I would like to know how many speed lights can I use ...
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Why is my Neewer/Godox TT560 flash not firing on the hotshoe of my 70D?

This is my first external flash and I'm not sure if I'm missing anything simple. The flash works in slave mode outside of the camera. But when I mount it in the hotshoe mount I can't get it to fire. ...
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Can I use any brand of flash?

This might seem like a basic question, but I don't see an obvious answer anywhere, so... Can I use just any brand of flash with my Nikon DSLR? The manual warns in dire tones to only use genuine ...
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Does the Nikon D3300 support high-speed sync speedlights?

I am a new to photography, and just got a Nikon D3300. I would like to know if my camera supports high speed sync and if so, what are my options for radio sync systems? Do all speedlights cooperate ...
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What are the most important features to look for in a low budget hotshoe flash and why?

When trying to get started with flash photography, there are a lot of new options, features and techniques that a photographer gets thrown in to. When starting on a budget, what features will give a ...
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Why are professional flashes so expensive?

I need a high energy flash, very bright with a relatively long pulse duration otherwise my short exposure time photos have half of the image dark, because the light pulse has ended before the ...
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What is the difference between a very expensive flash and a average priced flash?

Let's say between a Profoto B1 flash and a Nikon SB-910 flash. I understand flashes have TTL, HSS, Output power, etc., that ...
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What should I look for in a wireless flash trigger for a home studio?

I'm an amateur photographer looking for a wireless flash trigger. My gear is Canon 70D with Speedlight 380ex. My question is: what should I look for in a flash trigger? How important is the trigger ...
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Does the Yongnuo YN 685 flash have a built-in receiver?

Does the flash YN 685 have a built in receiver? In some places I see that it is written that it does, but other places don't mention it.
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Inconsistent TTL results when flash used off-camera (YN565 EX II)

I've got a Yongnuo 565 EX II that meters flawlessly when attached to the hotshoe of my 60D, but is very inconsistent when used off camera and slaved to the built in flash unit. It frequently doesn't ...
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Can I use both the built-in flash and the PC adapter on my Nikon D750?

I have a Nikon D750 and a Nikon SB-26. I like macro photography and previously used both together using slave mode on the flash. I hold the flash in my left hand and the camera in the right. But ...
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Problem when connecting canon 600d with flash YN560 III

After physically connecting them, I go to the setting but it shows up imcompatible flash or the flash is turned off. I dont get it. I dont know how to use the flash after a bunch of research on ...
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