A&P Which flash

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Which flash

  1. Canon 420ex

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. Sigma ef-500 dg super

    8 vote(s)
    88.9%
  1. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    Which one is better. they are both about the same price
     
  2. vizual

    vizual → 190½ ЯBI ←

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    onboard flash > *.flash
     
  3. sony

    sony Active Member

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    negative
     
  4. sony

    sony Active Member

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    the super dg is the better flash

    but i'd consider getting a 430ex over both
     
  5. vizual

    vizual → 190½ ЯBI ←

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    serious? :hsugh:
     
  6. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    very
     
  7. tenplanescrashing

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    negative...car headlights > *
     
  8. sony

    sony Active Member

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    no, i'm kidding
     
  9. Ingen

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    what if it were between the 500DG and the 500DG super?
     
  10. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    thats a good question too
     
  11. sony

    sony Active Member

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    super > non-super
     
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    By how much?
     
  13. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    i got my super from 47th street on ebay for $170 shipped (i had a paypal coupon but they are still the cheapest i think..you should get it for under 200) and its a great flash...i really like the built in diffuser
     
  14. vizual

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    finally, someone who understands :bigthumb:

    good, cuz I wasn't :hsughr:
     
  15. sony

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    The Sigma flashes are already hard enough to control. Compound the sketchy controls with the fact that the ST doesn't have a lcd on the back and things become very hectic. The ST doesn't have on flash FEC, wireless ETTL, FP (high speed sync). Basically, it has little to no manual control.

    Not worth the 30-60 dollars "savings" IMO.
     
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    ok :coolugh:











    :ugh:
     
  17. hash browns

    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    Nikon SB-800
     
  18. Ingen

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    I WANT ONE!

    But everyone wants 300 fucking dollars for it, what the hell?!
     
  19. Pineapple Devil

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    whats the coupon?
    see if you can find me that same deal
     
  20. sony

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    it's worth the money :cool:
     
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    Is there a sigma that compares to it?
     
  22. sony

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    nothing compares to the sb-800 :)
     
  23. Ingen

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    Don't you shoot canon? :squint:
     
  24. sony

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    i can appreciate a great flash when i see one :wavey:
     
  25. Cobber

    Cobber Wanna touch my bunny hole?

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