A flash decision - do I need TTL?

Started Jan 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
Jeadm Senior Member • Posts: 1,862
Re: A flash decision - do I need TTL? Is a pig's a** pork?

+1 Yes, definitely you do need TTL. If manual was truly that important you can always go into manual mode if need be with a TTL flash. That isn't the case the other way around.

I just picked up a used Metz 50 AF-1 for $150. You may have trouble finding a new one, they've discontinued the model. It's being replaced with the Metz 52 AF-1, which just came in stock this weekend for $250 at B&H.

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