• Canon Has Officially Stopped Using the Terms ‘Master' and ‘Slave'

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    As protests against systemic racism swept the globe this year, there have been calls by some photographers for ending the use of the terms “master” and “slave” in the industry. Now Canon has come forward as the first camera company to officially stop using those terms on its camera gear.
    In photographic lighting, a “master” device is one that is able to control/trigger a “slave” device. While these terms have been standard in the industry for decades, some have argued that they're unnecessary ones that could easily be replaced with alternatives (e.g. “transmitter” and “receiver”).
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