Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
10-12-2015, 10:59 AM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 4
Pentax 67 sync flash

Hello everybody,

my name is Lara and I am new to the forum. I own a Pentax 67 which I love and I never had any problem with it.

Now recently I did a shooting in studio and today I picked up the films and almost every shot is underexposed! Negatives are almost "empty". This never happened to me before...

I noticed after the shoot that the Flash Sync cable was in the "FP" and not in the one I always use "X". Could that be the reason of this problem? I didn't realize that at the beginning, and never used the FP. Since I saw flash working fine when pressing the shutter, I didn't even imagine there could be a problem

Thanks for your help!

10-12-2015, 11:18 AM   #2
Pentaxian
bertwert's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Golden, BC
Photos: Albums
Posts: 4,896
Welcome to the forum!
You might get more replies to your question if you post in the correct sub-forum: Pentax Film SLR Discussion - PentaxForums.com
10-12-2015, 11:20 AM   #3
New Member




Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 4
Original Poster
Hi Bertwert,

thank you! I could not find that one before. I will do
10-12-2015, 11:20 AM   #4
Pentaxian




Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Seattle
Posts: 6,930
Welcome. FP is for flash bulbs and a forward point socket. I think it fires off early for the long duration of flash bulbs. Most likely that was your problem.

10-12-2015, 11:21 AM   #5
Pentaxian
bertwert's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Golden, BC
Photos: Albums
Posts: 4,896
Your welcome :-)
10-12-2015, 12:34 PM   #6
Moderator PEG Judges
Kerrowdown's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Highlands of Scotland.
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 30,697
QuoteOriginally posted by cordellia Quote
Could that be the reason of this problem?
Welcome to the forum, I think you have already answered your own question, I think I did the self same thing many years ago myself.
11-18-2015, 04:03 PM   #7
New Member




Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 10
Shot a wedding with a Mamiya C330 with the sync set to
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
film, flash, pentax, pentax 67 sync, pentax67, sync
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax 67 flash cable willeisner Pentax Medium Format 5 07-01-2015 10:59 AM
Pentax 67 sync speed and etc sunshine7913 Flashes, Lighting, and Studio 11 02-27-2015 10:50 PM
Pentax 67 Sync speed tomtom022 Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 5 12-27-2014 12:33 PM
Pentax 67 with high sync flash sunshine7913 Flashes, Lighting, and Studio 5 12-13-2014 04:05 AM
Pentax 5P Flash Sync Cords Q&A texaspentaxeon Flashes, Lighting, and Studio 15 01-29-2014 04:16 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:16 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top