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01-20-2011, 12:09 PM   #1
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pentax KX flash recs?

Hi all,

I honestly don't have a lot of experience using flash, as I never really learned, but I am thinking about purchasing one. I would like to venture out of the fine art realm a bit and practice doing photography with things like food, interiors, real estate, architecture and things like that. I don't want to start off any elaborate setups using strobes and soft boxes yet, just want baby steps and start with an on camera flash.

any recs for something that won't break the bank? Thanks!

01-20-2011, 12:48 PM   #2
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Well, if you're really looking to learn AND you need cheap, look for a second-hand manual flash like the Sunpak 383, which usually go for around $60.

Looks like for about $90 you can get this Vivitar P-TTL unit: Vivitar DF 283 Series 1 Digital TTL Shoe Mount DF-283-PEN B&H, but I have no idea about it. I do see that it has no manual settings at all, so it'd be a hard sell on me.
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