When your Canon flash overexposes...

Started Jan 16, 2018 | Discussions thread
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Mike CH Veteran Member • Posts: 9,631
When your Canon flash overexposes...

When your Canon flash overexposes like there is no tomorrow with every shot, and you’re tearing your hair out trying to figure out what setting is wrong this time, and you’re this close to throwing the darn thing - and the camera with it - out the window...

... try re-seating the flash in the socket.

If the flash is not fully in the socket, it appears that the flash can act like a manual flash on full power.

I spent 30 minutes today trying to figure out what was wrong, and going slightly crazy all the while until I noticed the flash was 1.5mm out of the socket.

This was with an 5D4 and an MT-24EX - your mileage may  vary...

Regards, Mike

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