Setup an Off Camera Flash on Canon T4i

Edited by Djinu, VisiHow, Eng

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.

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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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