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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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How compatible are different flash brands for remote control over the flash?

I currently have a Yongnuo YN560-TX trigger and a Yongnuo YN-560 Mark III. I would like to get a iTTL flash that also works with remote triggering. How compatible are are different flash brands (...
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Is a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT flash compatible with a Canon 550D?

I want to know, if I buy a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT flash, is it compatible with a Canon 550D ?
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Can I setup a Master/Slave with a YN-622C-TX & Yongnuo YN-685 & a Neewer TT680?

Right now I have a Canon 6D with a Neewer TT680 (E-TTL II compatible) Flash & 2 Yongnuo YN622C wireless transceivers. The following setup works fine (the Yongnuo & the Neewer are compatible, ...
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Do the YN-600EX-RT flash and YN-E3-RT controller work with the Canon M5?

I use a Canon 6D and Canon EF lenses for my "main" photography. I use a couple of Yongnuo YN-600EX-RT flashes and a Yongnuo YN-E3-RT flash controller for off-camera flash portraits. All the Yongnuo ...
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TTL is inconsistent when shooting OCF with YN622 trigger system

During my wedding receptions I like to set up 1-3 flashes in manual power mode around the room. I'd also like to have a flash in TTL mode "on camera" set to -2 or -3 exposure compensation for some ...
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Can a YN-E3-RT control a Phottix Laso Receiver?

Does someone know if this combo is possible? I have bought YN-E3-RT and a pair of YN-E3-RX to trigger a 580EX II and a 430EX II. I also have 580EX that I want to include in the system. So I was ...
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Why is my YN-568EX not switching to M, Multi mode from ETTL?

Suddenly my flash is acting weird. It's not switching to modes from ETTL even when it's no camera. But if I long press the mode button it changes to slave and wireless mode and again if I try to ...
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Why is my YongNuo YN-685 R.Slave mode not working with a YN622N-TX?

First my setup: Two YongNuo YN-685N speedlites for Nikon One YongNuo YN622N-TX My problem: When I set my YN-685 flash into R.Slave, the YN622N-TX cannot fire the flash. But when I set my YN-685 ...
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Differences between Yongnuo flashes - 560, 568 and 685

I am looking to get a speedlite for my system (Nikon D7200 at the moment). I know you can save a lot of money by buying off-brand flashes, and I've heard good things about Yongnuo. There are three ...
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Why are my Yongnuo RF-602N triggers not working?

Rookie here. I have a Nikon D7200, Yongnuo RF-602N remote flash trigger, and a YN-568EX flash. I tried setting up the wireless flash using a remote flash trigger the Yongnuo RF-602N. But I couldn't ...
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What do I need to do to trigger my Yongnuo 560IVs reliably from a distance and behind objects?

I am shooting with Canon 7D Mark II and I am currently trying to get into the flash photography. I am still working on a budget so I started with two Yongnuo YN-560IVs and a YN-560-TX transmitter. ...
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What's the difference between Speedlite YN467 for Nikon and for Canon?

and also, can I use the YN467 for Canon on a Nikon DSLR?
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Can I use a YN-E3-RT on the hotshoe of a YN-622C receiver?

I want to move my YN-E3-RT from the hotshoe to handheld to prevent camera movement between multiple exposures as I change settings. Will this work: YN-622c transmitter on hotshoe to a YN-622c ...
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Buying Yongnuo flashes

I am a beginner photographer and I decided to start experimenting with light. I want to buy two cheap inexpensive flashes and I found this Yongnuo model: YN560III. I don't have any knowledge about ...
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Will a Yongnou YN600EX-RT flash work with a Canon 700D using radio control?

Will a YN600EX-RT Flash work with a canon 700D using radio control? If yes, how can I set them?
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Can a YN622C-TX control a YN560-IV's power/zoom?

Can the YN-560IV be controlled from a YN-622C-TX? I mean being able to control power and zoom and triggering, all remotely, from a YN-622C-TX without a separate 622 receiver. Background: I have a ...
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Doesn't Yongnuo YN685 speedlight have different part numbers for Canon and Nikon?

622C-tx controller is for Canon cameras and E-TTL compatible. 622N-tx controller is for Nikon cameras and I-TTL compatible. I presume that the suffix 'C' and 'N' are representative of respective ...
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Can you control YN560 IV speedlights using a SB-700 in the hotshoe mount as a master?

I have a SB-700 speedlight and I would like to buy a few YN560 IV speedlights. With other Nikons, I could control them with the SB-700 on the camera hotshoe using Master mode. Can you do 100% ...
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How do I get rear-curtain sync on a Canon 5D classic with a Yongnuo YN-500EX?

I have a Canon 5D classic and a Yongnuo YN-500EX and I'd like to take rear curtain sync photos with it but I can't seem to make it work. The flash has this function, I can turn it on and see it being ...
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Does the YN-560TX model support the YN560 IV flash?

I purchased a YN560TX a few months ago, today I purchased a YN560 IV. Upon reading the product description I noticed something that was never a problem before: Missing Yn560 IV compatibility. Can ...
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How to control a Canon 430ex ii from a YN-622C-TX?

I have a Canon T2i with a 430ex ii and recently bought a radio transmitter kit (YN-622C and YN-622C-TX). The setup works, i.e.the TX on the camera, the 430ex on the 622C transceiver, all on channel 1 ...
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Controlling 4 Yongnuo flashes with a cable?

I am using 4 568EX II flash guns with 4 YN622C wireless flash triggers connected to the guns. I then control all with my YN622C-TX. Can I wire all the flash guns together with a cable and only use ...
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Can I trigger Yongnuo YN-622N and YN-622C together at the same time?

I am a Nikon user and my friend uses Canon. If we use Yongnuo YN-622N & YN-622C can we trigger both the Nikon and Canon flashes at the same time?
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How do I stack different brand flash controllers on my Canon 5D Mark III and still have full TTL and power control?

I am trying to control two off-camera flashes with my Canon 5D Mark III. The first flash is a Profoto B1. The other flash is a YN600EX-RT speedlight mounted on a Yongnuo YN622C II transceiver unit. ...
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Manual external flash compatibility tests?

I recently bought a YN560 III External flash. However the listing said it was only compatible with older models of Nikon, Canon, Olympus etc. The more I think about this the less it makes sense, ...
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How do I fix a non-charging Yongnuo YN568II flash?

My Yongnuo flash suddenly refuses to charge up. The batteries are good and new (Eneloop). The charge light is dim red when I press the power button and nothing is displayed on the LCD. It never turns ...
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For macro shooting does a YN-560TX have advantages vs. an RF-603 to trigger YN-560IIIs?

I've just purchased my first external flash, the YN560 III. Context: Macro work, Nikon D3200, Sigma 70mm. My subjects are generally fish, and occasionally reptiles. This is to give you an idea of ...
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How can I use only the external flash on slave mode without firing the built-in flash?

I have a Canon 700D and YN-568EX ii external flash that I am using in slave mode. But whenever I try to fire the built-in flash pops up automatically and fires itself. Is there any option to use only ...
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Why won't my YN-560-TX trigger my flashes when on-camera?

I have a Canon 70D, YN-560-TX and two YN-560IV flashes. The YN-560-TX is synced to the flashes and they work when I press the test button on the transmitter, but when I try to fire with the ...
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Can I use a Canon 430EXII off-camera with just a Yongnuo YN-622C-TX?

I'm using a Canon 430EX II with a 6D camera. Can I use the flash as a slave with the Yongnuo YN-622C-TX without any transceiver attached to the flash? I'm really looking for the cheapest solution to ...
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Can I control three YN600ex-rt flash units from one controller on the camera?

Just replaced my 600D with 70D canon and I am about to buy four units of the new YN600ex-rt and I wanted to know if I can use one yn600 on camera as master to control another three flashes to fire ...
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yn560tx is not connecting to 560iii flashes [duplicate]

Have anyone ever had a problem with the yn560tx not connecting to the 560iii? It was working at one point of time and the night i used it, it just stopped firing the flashes. I have already tried ...
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Yongnuo YN-685 underexposure issue in bounce mode at longer focal length

I just purchased a new Yongnuo YN685 to replace a trusty but old Canon 580-EX (the original, not the II version) that is misfiring and may be on its last legs. After playing with it for a few minutes ...
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Why I can't control the the amount of light from an off-camera flash with a YN-560-TX transmitter and RF-605c trigger?

I use a Canon 60D and am trying to connect my new YN-560-TX as a transmitter to an RF-605c as a receiver attached to my off-camera flash. It fires the light which confirms that they are connecting, ...
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Why is my YN-560-TX on-camera not triggering my RF-605C and Canon 430EX II?

I bought a Yongnuo RF-605C and Yongnuo YN-560-TX and I can't work with them. I think that there is no connection between them. The flash works properly when I use the triggers off of the camera (Canon ...
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How can I wirelessly control my Canon 580ex II?

I want to add wireless control to my current flash system. I have a Yongnuo 560 (that I'm okay with not using) and a Canon 580exII that I'd really like to keep in the system. I've been using Cactus ...
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What are the tradeoffs between using a transmitter or flash as the master in an off-camera setup?

New here: just a question regarding flash setup. I just bought a Yongnuo YN600EX-RT flash. I would like to have a two off-camera flash setup. So my question is, should I just go ahead and buy two ...
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YN685 AF assist not aligned with focus points — can anything be done?

I just got a Yn685 hoping to be able to focus better in low light. However, the red grid that is projected is WAY out of alignment with my focus points (Canon 6D). Is there anything that can be done ...
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How can I trigger two different flash groups in consecutive shots using Yongnuo YN560-IVs?

I have two groups of Yongnuo flashes, the YN-560 IV, a YN-560-TX controller, a RF-605C wireless flash trigger transceiver, and a Sony A7R. Group A contains the main light (two or three YN-560 IVs), ...
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How can I fire two independent Yongnuo flashes when I snap a shot?

I currently have a Canon 60D and a Yongnuo YN-560 II Speedlight Flash, but am wanting to fire two flashes on tripods. Can I buy another 560 II to do this and how so? And if I can't then do I need to ...
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Will a Yongnuo YN600 EX-RT trigger a YN565-EX?

Can I trigger a YN565EX using a YN600EX-RT? Most people say that the 565EX has no built-in receiver. But I've read the instructions and there are features to set-up groups (a,b,c) - I think if the ...
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How can I link a Mamiya 7ii with a Yongnuo YN-560III and suitable Yongnuo RF transmitter?

I own a Mamiya 7ii camera and would like to use a flashgun mounted on stand with an umbrella and trigger it from the camera, manual only. Would the Yongnuo YN-560 III and a suitable Yongnuo ...
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Do I need the YN-560-TX flash controller for a Canon T5i and YN-560 II speedlights?

I have a Canon T5i (700D) and want to get two of the YN-560 II speedlights. Do I need to get the YN-560-TX flash controller or can I get the RF-603C transmitters? If they are all the Yongnuo brand, do ...
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Can I use a Yongnuo YN-600EX-RT flash on a Sony Alpha DSLT?

I'm planning to change my kit and move to Sony SLT system (I have special, personal reasons). I currently own the above mentioned flash. I would like to know how I possibly could use it on a Sony SLT ...
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Which studio strobes are compatible with the Yongnuo YN-622C?

I currently have 2 pairs of Yongnuo YN-622C Wireless TTL Flash Triggers for Canon. I'd like to use them to wirelessly trigger studio strobes and I'm wondering if anyone knows the compatibility of the ...
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How do I set up a Yongnuo RF-603 II with a Yongnuo YN-560 III flash?

I'm brand new into the world of photography. I'm a realtor and want to be able to take my own high end photography, but nothing too crazy. I've bought some cheap(er) equipment to help get my foot in ...
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Is the Yongnuo YN622C-TX still “working” when it's turned off?

Today I used a Yongnuo YN622C-TX with a Canon 7D and spotted some strange behavior. When the transmitter was on and I was shooting in A mode, the shutter speed was set to 1/250, as expected. I turned ...
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How to use a Nikon SB-700 in combination with a Yongnuo 560 II and RF-603 triggers?

I'm shooting a D7100 and I have two flashes: an SB-700 and a Yongnuo 560 II. I have two Yongnuo RF-603 wireless triggers. How do I fire these two flashes? Do I need to buy two more triggers or is ...
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What are cheap, compatible receivers for the Yongnuo 622N-TX?

I only have a single flash so buying a pair of 622N for use as receivers seems like a waste. What are some alternative RF receivers? Do I get to keep i-TTL and high-speed sync if I use a non-622N ...