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11-01-2011, 07:15 PM   #1
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i saw this on amason. Pentax K-r Digital Camera Lighting Photo and Video Halogen Light - 2 AAA Batteries and Charger included. What do you think about this unit?

11-01-2011, 07:58 PM   #2
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I don't have this unit. But I know it's not a flash, at least in the commonly-used sense.

Do you plan to use it for photo or for video? No matter what the description says, it's not suitable for photo for sure.
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this for sure is for video..but I think this product is a crap...I think the light output is very limited..
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imo, you'll probably be better off strapping a decent flashlight to your camera than with this

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If you're looking for a video light, I agree that strapping a good flashlight on your camera would most likely do better. I have a friend who does video and she uses something like this that works quite well:
Amazon.com: NEEWER CN-76 LED VIDEO LIGHT Ultra High Power 76 LED Digital Camera / Camcorder , for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Panasonic, Sony, Leica , Samsung and Olympus Digital SLR Cameras!!!: Electronics

However, if you are looking for a flash I'd say it depends on what you're doing. For a good, full-featured P-TTL flash I'd have to suggest the Bell & Howell Z680AF-P which is what I shoot with normally. That is if you're wanting to keep your costs low.
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