Common questions

Can Canon 430ex II be used as master?

Can Canon 430ex II be used as master?

The 430EX II is capable of being an “optical” slave (that’s builtin… no additional accessories are required provided it is being used with a Canon “master”). It cannot be a “master”. This means it will function as an off-camera flash provided it has “line of sight” to notice the on-camera “master” trigger the flash.

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.

Why is my speedlight not working?

Check the batteries in your flash as well as your triggers. It’s a good idea to check the flash to make sure it’s on the receiver trigger entirely, or that the transmitter trigger is completely on your flash. If it’s not on all the way, your flash won’t fire.

Is the canon 430EX II flash better than the canon 580EX II?

The height also helps reduce the red-eye effect. In the size and weight category, the Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash falls between the 220EX and the 580EX II, but is closer to the 580EX II. The 430EX II is closer to the 580EX II in the features category as well.

What’s the difference between the canon 430EX II and E-TL II?

The 430EX II’s AF Assist beam is useful out to about 32.8′ (10m) . E-TTL II (Electronic-Through The Lens version II) is Canon’s latest (as of this review date) flash exposure metering system.

How much does the canon 2×2 extender weigh?

The Canon 2x II Extender is heavy for its size, at just over 9 ounces, suggesting a fair amount of metal in its construction. The finish of the lens is white, to match Canon’s upper-tier L-class telephoto lenses, for which the lens is designed to be paired.

Does the canon A480 have an optical viewfinder?

Many casual photographers never use optical viewfinders and like many current point and shoots, the A480 eschews an optical viewfinder. The A480 relies on the 2.5 inch 115,000 pixel LCD for framing/composition, captured image review, and menu navigation chores (the A2100 IS has a much sharper 230,000 pixel 3.0 inch display).