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tiger82

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Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« on: June 07, 2013, 01:16:17 PM »
What recommendations do the forum members have for someone with a 5D2 and 1D3 for everyday carry-along flash?  580EX 600EX or 3rd party?
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Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« on: June 07, 2013, 01:16:17 PM »

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Re: Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2013, 01:18:50 PM »
430EX II, unless you absolutely need AF assist lamp coverage for the outermost AF points of the 1DIII when using an ultrawide lens.
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Re: Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2013, 01:23:22 PM »
430EXII or 580exII if you need more bounce capability.

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Re: Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2013, 05:59:23 PM »
Really happy with my 580 II so I'd reommend it without hesitation :)
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Re: Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2013, 12:04:11 AM »
The case for the 600EX-RT is having the RF link to other flashes like it if you think you will need that later.

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Re: Flash for 5D2 and 1D3
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2013, 12:04:11 AM »