Flash suggestions...

Started May 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Flash suggestions...
May 25, 2012

I have yet to buy any flash for my A55 / A77 cameras. The reason is I really don't care for on-camera flash. At best I bounce it off the ceiling if the ceiling is low enough. But I do need flash capability, so I'm asking for suggestions. I want metered flash, just not hooked to the camera. I want something I can hold in my hand or have someone else hold or even put on a stand of some sort.

And they are very expensive, and not even what I really want. I imagine something on the hot shoe that communicates with something else that is not connected by a wire. Or by a wire if necessary...

I have a slave flash I've used with other cameras, triggered with the built-in flash, but that would not be metered. I'd like something smarter.

I guess you can tell I don't know anything about flash...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Sony SLT-A77 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 9-18mm 1:4.0-5.6 Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F1.7 ASPH +7 more
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