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SB-29 speedlight overflash

I have the SB-29 speedlight. Until about 1 week ago it worked fine. Now, whenever I use it in the Macro setting, it overflashes and the picture is white. Any suggestions?

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Re: SB-29 speedlight overflash

Go Manual.
Set F Stop to higher number.
Can also lower the ISO.

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