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Canon 430EX flash will not flash in slave mode.

I want to use the canon 430EX flash as a slave driven by the normal internally build flash from my canon rebel camera. Can't seel to make the 430EX flash when I have it in slave mode when it is not attached to the camera. I want to have it a few feet away on a 6 foot stand adding light from a different direction.

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