Balance On-camera / Off-camera flash

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Dan Cook
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Balance On-camera / Off-camera flash
8 months ago

Last year I took my 5dM3, 85mm 1.2L, 2 x 600XT - one on camera with softbox for fill and the other off camera held by my wife. It was a mobile setup that I used to take photos in the halls

This is an example output, full set here

https://www.flickr.com/photos/62198876@N02/sets/72157636977597584/

I was thinking about doing something similar with my EM-1 + 25mm 1.4.

Due to the much reduced weight in the camera and stabilisation I could use it one handed whilst holding out-stretched and off-camera softbox with flash. This way I won't need to rely on my Wife and won't have to heft the 5dm3 all day.

I think I used ETTL with a ratio balance to get the flash right.

Is this something I can do on the EM-1 easily? either use the flash that comes with it for fill and one off hand, probably corded?

Canon EOS 5D Olympus E-M1
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