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Why was my Canon Speedlite 600EX triggering other flashes?

Hi: I second shot a wedding reception last Saturday and my on-camera Canon Speedlite 600EX flash (on a Canon 5DM3) was triggering the lead photographer's two Godox off camera flashes (she had a Nikon ...
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How do I get my Godox trigger and flash to work close to each other?

I have a Godox light and transmitter, and they work fine when they're a few yards apart, but when I try to put the flash on a bracket or use it close to the transmitter, they stop working reliably. ...
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What is the Godox Alt / Mask feature?

I've read about an "alt/mask" feature on some of Godox's studio lights (AD200, AD600, QT600II). It looks like it's some method for creating a firing sequence among multiple lights. What exactly is ...
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How do I troubleshoot my Godox firmware updating process?

I'm trying to update my Godox flash's firmware, but it's not working, and I can't figure out why. I've successfully installed the firmware update application, I've connected my flash to the computer ...
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How do I tell if my Godox trigger or flash needs a firmware update?

I'm having an issue with my Godox gear, and I often see people referring to updating the Godox firmware. But I'm not sure how to tell if my Godox gear needs to be updated to fix my issue. How do I ...
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Does the Flashpoint (Godox) 2.4GHz wireless E-TTL work with the Canon 80D?

I recently purchased a bunch of Flashpoint (Godox rebranded) flashes from Adorama. Here is a list of all the items that I've bought: Flashpoint R2 TTL Transmitter for Canon (Godox X1T-C, firmware v18)...
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Why does my Neewer external flash take a long time to recharge?

I am using a Neewer TT520 flash with a Nikon D7000. I am new to flash photography. When I mount it on camera I noticed that at times the flash didn't fire. I've spent some time researching it and ...
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Why are my photos with a Godox V860C coming out underexposed?

I have a Godox V860C light and a Godox Cells II remote trigger. I've set this up with an umbrella box and took a few photos. They look underexposed. I'm not sure what's going on, but I have a few ...
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How can I update the firmware on my Godox gear on a Mac (OSX) or Linux computer?

I want to update the firmware on my Godox devices, but I'm not on Windows, and the G1/G2 applications from Godox, and the F1/F2 applications from Flashpoint only run on Windows. Is there a way to ...
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Can I trigger a Godox SK400 with Yongnuo triggers?

Can anyone tell me ... can I trigger a Godox SK400 strobe with a Yongnuo trigger/ transmitter? I use a Yongnuo speedlight and transmitter but I am about to buy a Godox SK400 strobe and would like make ...
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How do I set up my Flashpoint/Godox triggers to use an AD200 with my OEM hotshoe flash?

Can anyone please tell me the steps for setting up Flashpoint R2 E-TTL 2.4G Wireless Flash Trigger Receiver For Canon (Godox X1R-C) triggers with a Canon Speedlite 430EX, AD200, and a Canon 80D? I ...
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Will I get HSS with my Fuji camera and Godox flash gear?

I'm trying to figure out if I can get HSS with my Fuji X-E3 and Godox flash gear, but my camera body doesn't appear on the much-repeated-about-the-interwebz compatibility charts: Is there any easy ...
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Will Godox TT350o work with Olympus EM10 M2?

Will Godox TT350o work with Olympus EM10 M2?
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Can I use a Yongnuo 622C trigger and sync cable to get high-speed sync with my Godox SK400 strobe?

I have a Godox strobe, the SK400 (and an SK300) and a Yongnuo YN-622C trigger. If I use a Yongnuo LS-PC635 (PC to 3.5mm) sync cable between the receiver and the strobe, can I shoot in high speed ...
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Can a Godox XPro transmitter for one brand fire a legacy flash for a different brand + X1R in TTL?

I have recently moved from Canon to a Sony A7R IV and want to fire my Canon flash (600EX-RT) mounted on a X1R-C while using a XPro-S on camera. I can successfully use this combination in manual mode, ...
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How can I set the power of a Canon 580ex ii with a Godox x1 trigger?

I have an x1 trigger and receiver set for Canon and a 580ex ii. I don't know how to control the power of the flash through the trigger. I also have a Godox v860ii and setting its power through the ...
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Will a Godox 350N trigger a 350o?

I have a Godox TTL 350o, if I bought a 350N can i use the 'o' model as a triggered external flash?
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Why isn't my camera's internal light meter adjusting for my external flash?

I have a Canon T3 / 1100D and I just bought a Neewer TT560 Speedlite external flash which connects to my camera's hot shoe. The camera's light meter adjusts appropriately when the internal flash is ...
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Why won't my Godox TT685n work from the hotshoe?

I have a new Godox speedlight, and I can't get it to trigger from the hotshoe of a D5600. It seems to work fine with a wireless flash trigger, though. When I have it in the hot shoe, in iTTL mode, ...
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Will a Godox 300 Ws strobe work for weddings?

I am planning to buy a Godox DE300 (300Ws) for wedding photography as a flash. Will it do the job if I place it at different distances in a hall and use it through wireless trigger? I am not so ...
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How do I use a Godox X1T to remotely release the shutter and trigger an AD200?

Been trying to find a definitive answer but couldn't and hope someone can help me out. I need to use the AD200 off-camera and release the shutter away from the camera. Do I need two X1T ...
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Is Godox TT600 perfect flash for me? [closed]

I did some research regarding off-brand flashes and I think TT600 (I would order 3 of those) would fit me perfect for my needs. I would use it mostly for product/advertisement photography with light ...
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Controller/Transmitter for Canon 580EXII + Godox AD200

Is there one transmitter like Godox XProC (for Canon 5D MarkIV) to control Canon 580EXII and Godox AD200? If not what is the best way to do it?
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Good way to make a standard camera strap attachable to Godox TT850 and clones?

The common TT850, their clones and related designs have no lugs to attach a strap directly, nor small lugs (like an old school Metz 45 has) where you could attach a key ring or other strap attachment. ...
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My Godox flash won't fire off-camera. What should I check?

I have a Godox flash with a built-in radio trigger, and I honestly can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I've checked that: All the batteries in everything are good and everything's turned on. The ...
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Why won't my Streaklight 360 (Godox AD360 II) optically trigger my Canon 580EXII?

I've just purchased the Flashpoint Streaklight 360 Ws for Canon (aka Godox AD360 II, which I can trigger with the R2 integrated wireless system (I trigger the flash with a transmitter that came with ...
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How can I get my Canon speedlite to go off when using either a Godox XProC or Godox X2Tc?

First, I am using my Canon Camera 6Dmark2. I have a two flashes: one is the Godox V860IIC and a Canon Flash 600 EX-RT. I also have a wireless trigger Godox XProC. I can easily trigger the Godox ...
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Is the Godox X1T compatible with the Flashpoint Li-on X R2?

I'm stumped. I've used my X1T to manage both a V350 and a TT350 (same flash/different battery). I received a flashpoint Zoom Li-on X R2 (same as the Godox V1, I think). The X R2 works fine on camera ...
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How do I set up a Godox X2Tc to control a Canon Speedlite 430 EXII

I have a Godox X2Tc and a Godox X1Rc. I want to control my Canon Speedlite 430 EXII. (I also have a Godox V1, which is a beautiful thing!) I have the Canon Speedlite attached to the Godox receiver, so ...
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Canon/Yongnuo YN-E3-RT compatible with Flashpoint strobes? [duplicate]

Can I use a Canon/Yongnuo YN-E3-RT radio controller to fire Flashpoint strobes? I don't need TTL, just manual control and firing.
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Can I use a Godox AD200 without a transmitter?

I wanted to know if I can use Godox AD 200 without the transmitter such as X1 T or Pro? The camera I would be using is Sony a7riii. If it's a required device then why doesn't it come with the flash ...
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Why do I see the off-camera flash firing and don’t see the effect in the shot when using HSS?

Nikon D7200 Godox 860iin Camera set on Manual. ISO 100 Aperture 5.6 Shutter 1/8000 Flash set on Manual Flash Power at 1/1 S1 on High Speed Sync on Flash is about one foot to subject. Flash is ...
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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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What is your favourite camera setting for Fast Changing Light Conditions? [closed]

Nikon D7200. Godox V860IIN. I am looking for the best camera settings for Wedding And Night Club Photography. I want to capture images the way it is in my mind with the least amount of adjustments ...
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How does the Neewer brand wireless external shutter release for Nikon D5100 work?

Ok, time has come to buy external shutter release. I have Nikon D5100, and I looked at nikon official page, they offer wireless shutter release, and cable release. Unfortunately, wireless release is ...
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HSS and TTL not working with Fuji X-Pro2 and Godox system

I own a Fuji X-Pro2 camera. I recently bought a Godox XPro-F trigger and a Godox SK400ii strobe to try out some flash portrait photography. I can easily get everything working at normal shutter ...
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What's the connector pinout and voltage to make a DIY external power supply for a Godox flash?

I want to make an external power supply for my Godox TT685N, and I have two questions: There are 3 pins on the connector (I found, that this is same conector like Canon) What is the pinout of this ...
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What should I consider when upgrading my 30 year old flash? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 60D, 18-55mm kit lens, and a 70-200mm f/2.8 that I use to shoot my kids sporting events. I want to replace my 30+ year old flash with a new unit. I am considering Godox and Yongnuo ...
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Best transmitter to trigger and adjust both AD360 II for Nikon and Yongnuo 568 EX speedlights?

I am a Nikon user and I have some Yongnuo 568EX speedlights. I am considering buying a Godox AD360 II-N flash but I am trying to decide which would be my best bet for a transmitter which could most ...
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Can I use Godox V860ii C on Sony a6500?

I am using Sony a6500 but I have Godox V860 ii C and Godox X1T C trigger. Can I use this flash and trigger on my Sony camera for high-speed sync? Will it work? If yes, how to do it?
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Why are external hotshoe flashes firing early in PTTL mode and not at all in manual on my A6000?

I've been trying to get my Sony A6000 camera to work with any external flash mounted to the hot shoe, but it seems like they all fire right before the shutter opens. I've tried the Sony HVL-F32M and ...
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Can I get HSS/TTL with a Godox AD360 with a Sony A7r II?

I have a Godox AD360 (manual) and a Sony A7r II. If I get an X1T-S transmitter can I achieve HSS? TTL? What receiver do I need?
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Panasonic S1 and Godox V860II flash won’t shoot in HSS with X1T trigger

As the title says, all images in high speed sync result in sync issues where one side of the image is brighter than the other. Is there any possible fix to this? I’m not sure if it’s the camera or the ...
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What are the facts about alleged Problems with Godox off-camera TTL modes at apertures wider than f/4 on Sony DSLMs?

For example, one answer to Can a Godox XPro transmitter for one brand fire a legacy flash for a different brand + X1R in TTL? mentions problems as described in the title. A quick web search appears ...
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Godox V860II-S with A7iii flash before shutter

I have an Sony A7iii with firmware 3.1 (latest at time of writing) and just bought a Godox V860II-S speedlight (V1.7 firmware). However, I cannot get the thing to work; While in TTL and connected to ...
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Why did the AF Assist Beam on my Godox X1T-C stop working after a firmware update?

Recently I updated firmware of my Godox X1T-C remote trigger to be able to use it with Canon EOS400D which have trimmed down flashlight hotshoe (trigger pin is missing). Now the trigger is working and ...
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Can I use a Godox V860 flash with the X1T wireless trigger? [closed]

How do I use a trigger without a receiver? I use a Godox V860 flash.