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Canon Speedlite 430EZ (not listed) NOT the 430EX!

Advantages: Readily available second-hand; many features; easy to use;
Disadvantages: DOES NOT WORK WITH DIGITAL CAMERAS

...This flashgun wsa widely sold up to about 5 years ago as the 'solid workhorse' of the Canon Speedlite range. Much cheaper than the top-of-the-range 540EZ, it has an excellent Guide Number (GN) of 43 (100 ISO film, in metres) and has a range of up to 20m ...

happydadtoo 23.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Canon Speedlite 430EX Hot-shoe clip-on flash

I hardly EVER charge my camera after purchasing the Nikon MB-D80

Advantages: holds charge for a really long time, light weight, very sturdy
Disadvantages: none

You must have the Nikon MB-D80. My Nikon D80 photographs pictures for my hobby and for my job and I rarely charge it. I have been in the advertising industry for twenty years and when I come across a tool that works as well as this, I rave about it. I tak ...

bradleebutcher 31.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Nikon MB-D80 Battery grip for Nikon D80

Manfrotto head - a joy to use

Advantages: easy to adjust, level, high supported weight, sometimes available cheap second hand
Disadvantages: not practical for left handers, the feel of the finish makes me cringe

I don't use a tripod for the vast majority of my work, but there are times when it's essential and for most of my interior property work I do employ the use of one. Very early on in my career I realised the benefits of a decent quality tripod over a cheap ...

JLRphotography 20.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Manfrotto 322RC2 Tripod head

Superb

Advantages: Wonderful
Disadvantages: Pricey

I have been a keen amateur photographer for some time now and being such an expensive hobby, it is vital to protect the camera and lens. Without a decent case investing in a decent camera is simply a recipe for disaster. My philosophy when doing so is to ...

DanielFullard 12.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EH Semi-hard case Camera (4228B001)

People pay me to flash at them!

Advantages: Looks good, well built, fully TTL, wireless capabillity, tilts and swivels and I could go on.
Disadvantages: May seem expensive to some but other than that nothing.

There are many things that separate a professional photographer from an amateur photographer, there is usually a big difference in the equipment they will use, there is quite often a determination and the will to go the extra mile to get the best photo fo ...

thebigc1690 19.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Sony HVL F58AM Hot-shoe clip-on flash