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09-07-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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pentax k5 with external flash

Today I had long time indoor with a professional photographer
in studio and a lovely model.. every thing goes smooth
with the flash boxes till we start make few changes..
We install a chinease speedliggt YN560 and started shooting..
The camera take one shoot with the external flash and took couple of shoots
Completely dark .. even if the flash fired but still its not showing in the camera...
We changes the chinease flash with Nikon sb700 but still the same problem...
We changes the trigger ... we used the buikt-in flash as a master but still....
When we the camera with the soft boxes connected with
direct current nithing goes wrong...what coukd be the problem when external flash use with k5???

09-07-2013, 04:05 PM   #2
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Perhaps you might try using a slower shutter speed. 1/60 sec. or 1/125 sec.

09-07-2013, 04:42 PM   #3
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How were you triggering it? Optically? The Yongnuo does not understand the P-TTL wireless mode, so putting the camera's flash in master mode is not going to work. You need the camera's flash in normal mode and the Yongnuo on S2.
09-07-2013, 11:49 PM   #4
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Mickeyobe... we tried different shutter speed as we can from 125 down to 60...
Elliitt... we did that as well...


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