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Flashgun advice needed

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by Steveh2005, May 30, 2005.

  1. Steveh2005

    Steveh2005
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    Hi,

    I recently purchased a D70 and was looking for a flashgun to go with it. I have been looking at a second hand Nikon SB-24 and a Metz 32CT3. Will either ofthese flashguns work correctly with my D70?

    Apologies if it's an obvious question but I have never used an external flash before.

    Thanks in anticipation
     
  2. dejongj

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    In order to make it easiest as possible and make use of ALL features of the Nikon D70 your only choices are: SB600 or SB800 both from Nikon.

    No other flashgun or speedlight will be able to operate fully automatic with that camera....Although I think Sigma has got an EF-500 speedlight specifically for this camera that can utilise iTTL.

    I got my SB600 for GBP154...

    Unless you are fully proficient in setting up every shot manually I wouldn't even start thinking about the options mentioned in your post...

    It's all in the D70 manual ;-)
     
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    OK, thanks.

    I did check the manual however I wan't sure whether Nikon would mention third-party support or just push their own products! Looks like I need to shop for an SB600 then!
     
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    The manual bit was said with a wink :) Really a hint to my RTFM thread...

    I don't you will be disappointed by the SB-600, it can also be used as a remote unit with the build-in flash...
     

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