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06-28-2009, 12:01 AM   #1
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What is a good Flash for a K20D?

I recently purchased the Pentax K20D. I am going to shoot a wedding indoors in a few months and I need a flash. What would be a good flash to buy? I don't want to get a piece of crap. Thanks.

06-28-2009, 12:10 AM   #2
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Metz or Nikon flash in A mode, body in M.
06-28-2009, 12:38 AM   #3

Pentax P-TTL Flash Comparison: The Definitive Guide

Matt (a member here) has gathered this great info package.
06-28-2009, 01:34 PM   #4
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Thank you. Is their any modle in particular?

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Most of the high end Pentax, Metz and Sigma flashes are excellent.
I have the Pentax AF540FGZ and it is a great flash for weddings - powerful and reasonably reliable even in P-TTL. Better (more consistent) results though in M mode if your lighting conditions don't change - but I've not had a problem with mine in P-TTL mode and using the FEC extensively to get my exposures right.
06-28-2009, 03:44 PM   #6
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If you won't all the capabilities, Ash is correct.

There are about 4 ring flashes that are currently available that will support p-ttl as well. Unfortunately, neither the K20d nor the K200d will support ttl mode.

Edit: The various p-ttl ring flashes can be found through Matt's site as well.

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