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Re: Which Speedlite
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2012, 07:41:00 PM »
 ;D ;D ;D I think the Hubble is being powered by something that looks like that!!

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Re: Which Speedlite
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2012, 09:06:21 PM »
Here is another way to have an onboard flash :D



LOL thats great, kind of reminds me of the guy that did the wearable studio suit at burning man... but smaller

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Re: Which Speedlite
« Reply #17 on: February 13, 2012, 01:32:29 AM »
That being said, I recently picked up to Yongnuo 565EX flashes and like them so far.  They run about $150 and function similarly to the 580EX except they cannot be a master (but can be slaves), do not have high speed sync, and may only change in full stops in manual mode.

I've read that you cannot change FEC for Yongnuo flashes through the Canon menus - which would be a problem for me because I ususally put the flash somewhere else and then operate it remotely. And high speed flash is a thing I really value - freezing a bird in flight with more than 1/250s flash is really amazing.

To the OP: I own the 430EX2, I bought it because its price has dropped so much that it only costs as much as the 270EX. The good thing about the 430EX2 is that it "just works", I am usually using it as a remote slave with my 60D in combination with the internal fill flash. Faster recycle time with an external battery pack for high speed bounce shots surely would be nice, but you have to shell out much more money for that.

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Re: Which Speedlite
« Reply #18 on: February 13, 2012, 01:45:09 AM »
i use the yongnuo external battery packs on all my 580exii flashes they are less than $50 each and work great, boost recycle time and last forever before you need to change batteries
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Re: Which Speedlite
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2012, 03:13:12 PM »
580exii  + yongnuo external battery pack it's the right thing to do. Just need to get the finances sorted. I'm holding on to my eye teeth, right hand and granny for the 5dblaa. anyone wanna buy a spleen?  ;D ;D ;D

Assume a 580exii will work with a new 5D!!!

Thanks eveyone for all for the advice

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Re: Which Speedlite
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2012, 03:13:12 PM »