Glad you guys connected! wow, it is a small world. Is that Matthew F. sitting there on the front row of Indoor-well-lit-room-1-of-1.jpg?
My two cents to add would be to not forget to make sure your hotshoe is clean. I’m out in the field a lot shooting landscapes, the hotshoe gets dusty/dirty, and then I get a scare when my speedlites mysteriously don’t fire. 🙂