Trigger for using camera phone with external flash?

Started May 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
ScratchDisk
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Re: Trigger for using camera phone with external flash?
In reply to Zanorway, May 9, 2013

Hi, Not sure if Bluetooth can be fast enough ..

If all else fails, it's always possible to use off-cam flash like this:

The 580ExII is been driven by a simple optical slave device, which in turn is responding to the P&S's built-in flash (behind the IR-pass filter). But you could put an RF trigger link, Tx & Rx, between the optical slave and any driven off-cam lights, Studio or Speedlites. (Hopefully 'pre-flashes' are not an issue with phone flash - if they were, you'd need some 'pre-flash ignore' tech.)Cheers, Donald

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