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  • […] Fuji built the X Series cameras to be compatible with most wired and wireless flash systems. Here are a few off-camera flash techniques you can use with the  […]

  • […] Having done this, I feel my flash skills have climbed by leaps and bounds. I have so much more confidence with flash now, and even though I’m shooting Fuji cameras now, I still use my Nikon flashes, and I still use the techniques I learned form this book. […]

  • Neil Geller says:

    Hello, thanks for the article. I found this as I am desperately trying to sync my flash with my new X-T10 with no luck. I know there are a lot of camera settings to set to make it work but I must be missing something because I can’t get an exposure with a faster shutter then 1/60 sec. The flashes are firing but it doesn’t recognize the flash at 1/125 or faster and I have a dark exposure. I’m using 2 Nikon SB-700 & Pocket Wizard Flex 5 & TT1 all set in manual mode. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

  • Dan Bailey says:

    Neil, Not sure why your X-T10 flash isn’t working. I use my SB-800s and 900 with the Fujis and have no problem. I’ve triggered them with PocketWizard Plus radios, both Nikon and Canon sync cords, with other flashes set in SU-4 mode, and even with the flashes right on the hot shoe. I do know that the PocketWizard Flex 5 and TT1 systems can be a little buggy at times, a friend of mine uses those triggers with her Sony camera/Nikon flash setup and she has problems as well.

    My first advice would be to narrow down the problem. Start by putting one SB-700 on the hot shoe, or on a sync cord, in manual mode, then set the other to remote SU-4 mode and try triggering that flash with the one that’s on-camera. If that works, you know the issue lies with the triggers. If that’s the case, you might switch to using something more simple, like the PW Plus, the Cactus triggers or even a set of inexpensive Chinese models like the Yongnuo triggers.

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    Terry Bourk

    I have read you new book “Behind the Landscape.” I could not “put it down” meaning that I kept at it because each photo you presented/analyzed was interesting and informative. I am trying to develop an eye for composition (both the scene and the light).

    Thank you! The examples you present and the suggestions are very helpful. Purple Mountains, McKinley River and Wonder Lake are fascinating.


    Roger Sinclair

    You have done it again! Another triumph.

    Your generosity to share, the clarity of thought and concise explanation thereof is brilliant. Perhaps I should also mention the beautiful photos and the talent necessary to produce them.

    Thank you, Dan.