External cheap flash for SX40, advice needed

Started Jan 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
MurryG
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Re: External cheap flash for SX40, advice needed
In reply to Biff Exploder, Jan 28, 2013

If you don't need a lot of light have you thought about an LED ring light?  This is the one I use for a lot of my macro work:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=&sku=630909&is=REG&Q=&A=details

Unlike the a flash it is a steady light so you can see any shadows, etc. and correct before you shot but it is only good from about 2-20 inches.  It fits my SX50 hot shoe but I also use it free standing becasue it uses its own three AAA batteris.

Murry

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