60D using onboard flash to trigger a 430EX II. Can you avoid the on camera flash?

Started Dec 30, 2012 | Questions thread
hisoy86
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Re: 60D using onboard flash to trigger a 430EX II. Can you avoid the on camera flash?
In reply to TStott, Jan 5, 2013

Has anybody tried blocking the output of the pop-up flash (just the lens) with electrical tape or maybe safer, the blue painter's tape?  I haven't, but just curious.  I have found that the output of the pre flash usually overexposes my pictures when taken indoors in the daytime or in a brightly lit area.

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Tom

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