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Rear curtain sync with cowboy NPT-04 wireless trigger

Arkayem

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"RE: Rear curtain sync with cowboy NPT-04 wireless trigger"

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Mon 10-Dec-12 01:09 AM

>Yes, that's exactly what i did. tried the ynu in s1, but the
>pop up seems to fire off at first curtain as well, thereby
>triggering the ynu immediately. the sb700 on the other hand,
>does an initial prefire first but rightly fires off later on
>second curtain..
>i wonder if there's a way to turn off the pop up flash from
>firing that initial preflash - this seems to be triggering the
>ynu incorrectly on first curtain...

Commander Manual mode still fires a preflash to control the remote flashes. This preflash will fire your optical slaves before the shutter even opens.

You have to put your on-camera flash into Manual mode to eliminate the preflash.

Russ
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