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Which of the following Vivitar flashes will work on a nikon D5100? Vivitar auto thyristor 2800 or vivitar electronic flash 1900?


they should both fire, but they were not meant for modern digital cameras, and the auto features the the camera may have won't be able to control this flash. so it just a manual strobe, to set your camera on manual and experiment.

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Can i use my vivitar 4600 with my nikon d300s?


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The Auto modes on the 40D weren't very reliable when I ran comparison tests with other models..and systems. In fact I gave up with the 40D altogether! :) The anti-aliasing filter was a joke and the auto focus was....blaaah.

You mentioned you 'reset everything'? Yet it sounds like there may be some residual settings left behind. EG, white balance settings, flash sync speed. You might also want to check the individual presets for LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, NATURAL etc... Once you can start afresh, things should start to make sense as you make adjustments. Just remember to keep account of what adjustments you make.

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Canon 40D


Hey D1ppy,
There are two ways to get rid of shadows behind a subject, but both require you to use a hotshoe mounted flash. The first way is to bounce the light off a ceiling or some other white surface by turning the flash head towards that surface instead of your subject. The second way would be to connect the flash to the camera using a off camera flash cord and hold the flash above your head when your taking the picture, and by doing this you are able to aim where the shadows show up in the image. Bounced flash is what is called soft light and generally is more pleasing light. I of course am assuming the shadows are caused by the built in flash on the camera. I hope this helps!

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Will a Vivitar 285HV fry my Canon EOS 40D? I'd like to experiment with a Vivitar 285HV as an on-camera hot shoe flash. However, I'm reluctant to proceed because of conflicting reports about voltage...


Personally, I would not try it. While the Canon has a protection system built into the camera, the trigger voltage on the Vivitar is pretty high. I have had good results using a 283 on a slave shoe, you will have to stop down more with the extra light

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