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11-20-2011, 06:44 PM   #1
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Additional external flash needed for the K-r?

I just bought an K-r. My old Optio did not take great indoor photos.

I know that the K-r has a pop-up flash, but since I take a lot of indoor photos, would it be a good idea to buy an additional add-on flash, like the AF-200fg?

11-20-2011, 09:05 PM   #2
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The af200 is rather basic so unless all you need is to boost your flash power I would look in to the af360:

Pentax AF-360 FGZ P-TTL Shoe Mount Flash 30333 B&H Photo Video

You can read more about the af 200 on our homepage: Flashes for Pentax - Reviews
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Thank you, Adam.
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I have a Metz 48 AF-1, which I understand is now superseded by the 50 AF-1. I bought it in preference to the Pentax AF-360, largely because of price and the fact that it has a swivel as well as tilt head, which is invaluable if you're shooting handheld in both formats (portrait as well as landscape orientation).

The current Metz is one of a long line of their flashes that have been on my various Pentaxes over the years, all of which I've found to be functional, well-built and consistent. I've used it on the K20D and the K-5, with no issues.


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