Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Manual (en)

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q: Manual FlashN
When using an EOS-1D series camera, the flash exposure level can be 
manually set before shooting. This is effective when you are close to the 
subject. Use a 18% gray reflector (commercially available) and shoot as 
follows.
1
Configure the camera and Speedlite settings.
 
Set the camera’s shooting mode to <q> or <f>.
 
Set the Speedlite’s flash mode to <q>.
2
Focus on the subject.
 
Focus manually.
3
Set up an 18% gray reflector.
 
Place the gray reflector at the subject’s position.
 
Aim the camera so that the entire spot metering circle within the 
viewfinder center is over the gray reflector.
4
Press the <B>, <P>, or <7> button
 (8)
.
X
The Speedlite will fire a preflash and the required flash output for 
the correct flash exposure is retained in memory.
X
On the right side of the viewfinder, the exposure level indicator 
will show the flash exposure level against the standard exposure.
5
Set the flash exposure level.
 
Adjust the Speedlite’s manual flash output and the 
aperture so that the flash exposure level aligns with 
the standard exposure index.
6
Take the picture.
 
Remove the gray reflector and take the picture.
Metered Manual Flash Exposure
Metered manual flash exposure is available only with EOS-1D series 
cameras.