A&P What kind of FLASH should i get

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  1. EE CUMMINGS

    EE CUMMINGS aka RobHuang

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    i made a thread earlier but ninja deleted it but what kind of flash should i get


    keep in my i own a silver body 300d :greddy: (i got it like 3 years ago). i want to shoot portraits/fashion and possibly sports

    i was thinking a used 550ex? would a 420ex work?
     
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    mojito New Member

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    used 550

    a friend got a like new one from 175 last month. most tend to be more toward 250
     
  3. EE CUMMINGS

    EE CUMMINGS aka RobHuang

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    :eek3: good deal.

    someone is selling a like new one locally for $250. :wtc:


    edit- is the 550 still better than the 430ex?
     
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    mobbarley Active Member

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    430 has better features, smaller, fold down diffuser etc, but 550 is more powerful and can trigger slaves. plenty of reviews point out the differences.
     
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    urbanride Vodka Powered

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    :canon:


    this applys to nikon but the sb-800s are awesome .. i have one and a sb-600
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    I use the 420EX and it does the job for what I want to use it for but you might as well go with a 580EX =)
     
  7. Soo many different flashes!! :noes:[move] :run:[move]:run: [/move]:run:[/move]
     
  8. Yardsale

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    580ex crew :hay:
     
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    i have the 430ex. does a good job for what i shoot... photojournalism for college and other random shit...
     
  10. EE CUMMINGS

    EE CUMMINGS aka RobHuang

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    just ordered the 430ex for $244 at bhphoto FTW. i decided against used. i dont trust people.

    i dont think my 300d can take advantage of some of the features on the 430ex :mamoru:
     
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    My 430ex does all I need it to.
     

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