Fast Help Needed work with strobes and 5dII

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crwilburn
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Fast Help Needed work with strobes and 5dII
Feb 12, 2013

Hi all,

First post in this forum.  I'm in urgent need of help regarding working with strobes.  The situation is basically I need some product shots.  I normally farm this out but that didn't come through and I have to get my shots online for a test.

I bought a 2 strobe kit from Dodd camera... looks like a nice rig

I have everything set up and ready to go but my stobes will not fire.

Here is my set up

5dII in manual mode, shooting using the on screen computer controls

I set teh white balance to flash

I connected the sync cord from the flash connection on teh side of the camera to one of the stobes and the other strobe gets fired remotely.  I do not have a hot shoe flash connected.

No flash, when fired

am I missing a setting to turn on that remote connection?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

-craig

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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