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    Default A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Anyone knows what that is? I saw a outdoor photographer attached a black thing on the flash hotshoe that looks like a flash, but no flash coming out of it.

    I saw this thing in studio shooting also.

    What is this thing ?

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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Quote Originally Posted by yZong
    Anyone knows what that is? I saw a outdoor photographer attached a black thing on the flash hotshoe that looks like a flash, but no flash coming out of it.

    I saw this thing in studio shooting also.

    What is this thing ?
    IR trigger ot radio trigger.
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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Quote Originally Posted by yZong
    Anyone knows what that is? I saw a outdoor photographer attached a black thing on the flash hotshoe that looks like a flash, but no flash coming out of it.

    I saw this thing in studio shooting also.

    What is this thing ?
    level bubble..
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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights
    IR trigger ot radio trigger.
    What is it for ?

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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Quote Originally Posted by blazer_workz
    level bubble..

    No leh.. I don't see green liquid or green level thing.
    It is just a small black rectangular thing.

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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Quote Originally Posted by yZong

    No leh.. I don't see green liquid or green level thing.
    It is just a small black rectangular thing.
    then its likely to be a IR trigger or radio trigger..

    its for triggering off camera flashes..and u can oso trigger more than 1 flash with tat thing..
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    Quote Originally Posted by blazer_workz
    then its likely to be a IR trigger or radio trigger..

    its for triggering off camera flashes..and u can oso trigger more than 1 flash with tat thing..
    Ok. But the guy I saw using this morning is shooting outdoor scene. Weird... Where is his hidden flash ? hmm...

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    Quote Originally Posted by yZong
    Ok. But the guy I saw using this morning is shooting outdoor scene. Weird... Where is his hidden flash ? hmm...
    maybe someone is holding it for him, or maybe he lazy to take out..
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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    eh y no one suspect "red dot sight"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExplorerZ
    eh y no one suspect "red dot sight"?
    yah right..for spot metering right???
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    Default Re: A Black Thing on the Flash Hotshoe

    Thanks for answering my curiosity.

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    Is it called a spirit level instead of level bubble?

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