Setup an Off Camera Flash on Canon T4i

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we're going to show how to set up your Canon T4i flash to control an external Speedlite flash.


Steps

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    First, press "MENU"
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    From the first panel, move to "Flash control" by pressing down and up arrows
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    Press the "SET" button to enter "Flash control"
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    Then, choose "E-TTL II meter." by pressing the down arrow
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    Make sure that "E-TTL II meter." is set to "Evaluative" by pressing "SET"
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    Then, go to "Built-in flash settings" by pressing the up and down arrows
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    Enter "Built-in flash settings" by pressing the "SET" button
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    Next, press "SET" on "Build in flash"
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    Choose "EasyWireless" by pressing up and down arrows
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    Press "SET"
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    Then, go to "Channel" by pressing the down button
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    Set "Channel" to "1"
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    Next, go the the Exposure ("exp
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    comp.") and set it to "0".
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    Now, tap on "MENU" on the screen twice to go back to the beginning of the menu
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    Press the playback button twice to exit the menu
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    Turn off and turn on Speedlite
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    On our flash control, you'll change the ETTL mode to the slave mode.
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    To enter the slave mode, press and hold the "ZOOM" button until Speedlite beeps
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    Speedlite will show us that the slave mode is on, and it's set to channel 1.
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    Now, you can place the Speelite flash anywhere to face the camera
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    Activate the camera flash on the camera by pressing the flash button
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    Take a photo by pressing the shutter-release button
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    You will see that the external flash will work as well.
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    Let's cover the camera built-in flash
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    Then, take a photo by pressing the shutter-release button
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    You can see that external flash works.
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That was how to use EasyWireless flash on the Canon 650D with a 430EX Speedlite. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thanks for watching VisiHow!

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