Out of 2 Ratings

Owner's of the Canon Camera Flash Speedlite gave it a score of 3.8 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.5 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.5 out of 5
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When the Speedlite is attached to an EOS-1D series camera, you can
also set the flash exposure level manually.
1 Set the camera and Speedlite.
Setting the camera’s shooting mode to <W> or <q> is
Set the Speedlite’s flash mode to <q> (Manual flash).
2 Focus the subject.
Focus manually.
3 Set up an 18% gray card.
Place the gray card at the subject’s position.
In the viewfinder, the entire spot metering circle at the center
should cover the gray card.
4 Press the <7> button. (3)
X The Speedlite will fire a preflash and the required flash output for
the subject is retained in memory.
X On the right side of the viewfinder, the exposure level indicator
will show the flash exposure level for the correct flash exposure.
5 Set the flash exposure level.
Adjust the Speedlite’s manual flash level and the
camera aperture so that the flash exposure level
aligns with the standard exposure index.
6 Take the picture.
Remove the gray card and take the picture.
Metered Manual Flash Exposures
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