A&P Just picked up a 285HV

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  1. famous

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    [Vivitar flash]
    and i'm planning on using it with some pocketwizards for some offcamera action.
    it seems that everytime i use it, its all washed out, like my camera isnt sensing there's a flash. what are some flash basics?
    (and yes, ive read teh sticky)
    also, what exactly do i need for the full wireless setup? should i just buy one of those ebay deals?
     
  2. Blair

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    yes do this

    what camera? these are not really designed for on camera use; more fully manual off camera use.

    pocketwizards, you already said that.

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  5. IntheWorks

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    there are tons of people who use the ebay deals and like them just fine. A buddy of mine has several sets and hasn't had any issues with them at all. You have to shoot the flashes in manual mode, but what's the point in taking them off camera if you're going to use E-TTL :dunno: I have a set coming in the mail and I'll write a review on them when they finally get here.
     

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