A&P Is Nikon's Flash system > Canons?

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  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    So I hear that the flash system on Nikon is better, but why?
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    more versatality without buying extra shit.
     
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    Tedrzz New Member

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    flash meter is amazing
     
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    I feel it is much better then Canon's
     
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    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    reduces noise amirite?



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    hsubaru New Member

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    Your [sic] rite [sic]!!!
     
  7. Redliner7

    Redliner7 New Member

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    It also has "wireless" flash...using the built-in flashes to trigger flashes around it. Something I *think* Canon lacks.
     
  8. Cobber

    Cobber Wanna touch my bunny hole?

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    Yes ... Nikons flash system >>> canons
     
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    Matt-AWD Active Member

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    Just to clarify, I believe only the D70/D70s, D80, and D200 have commander mode for the built-in flash. Others would need an SB-800 or SU-800 to act as a commander.
     
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    i know that those cameras do, it should be any body that has a pop up flash though.
     
  11. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    yup, Nikon>Canon flash. Canon is getting better, but they aren't quite there yet.
     
  12. natelam

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    The SU-800 also gives you the ability to control flash output wireless to any flashes synced to it. As for macro work - the R1C1 is just about the best product out there hands down.

    One thing that bothers me is that it's all controlled via IR triggers meaning there is a line of sight issue. I run into problems sometimes when I'm using multiple SB-R200's to light a scene and have to move them around to maintain line of sight. I use the R1C1 extensively for medical/surgical procedure documentation and it becomes a problem on occasion especially when I'm already gowned/gloved and can't move them from where they are mounted.

    In a pinch it works well and being able to do wireless i-TTL is invaluable, I personally prefer a set of strobes and PW's for other reasons all together.
     
  13. Canon flashes have BETTL mode! :mamoru:
     
  14. brasheye

    brasheye Rotary Crew

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    As a canon user I reckon Nikon Flash is 11ty times better, even using a nikon flash on my 30D works well.
     

  15. :eek3:
     
  16. 3 simple differeneces I've noticed between the 580ex and sb-800

    - nikons flash meter is sweet, canon's meter is worthless if you are not using direct flash :o

    - nikons flash mount lock > canon's plastic twist wheel lock :o

    - nikons flash recognizes when you are using a diffuser, canon doesn't
     
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    >> :gives: <<
     
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  18. I read this post yesterday, today I threw a sb800 on my 30d to see how "well" it works. :mamoru: :hay:
     
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    and then you were like, oh he was only joking... :doh:
     
  20. brasheye

    brasheye Rotary Crew

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    :rofl:

    srsly :squint:
     
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    nikon's flash system works great. i was very impressed with my SB600
     
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    Learn to use FEL.
     

  23. He wasn't joking it works
     
  24. nikon can tell you distance even when using bounce flash. 580 will only tell you distance when using direct flash.
     
  25. SenenCito

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    hmm I always knew nikon's system was good..but is it really that big of a difference?

    damn
     

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