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Flash choise

Hi every one! I have a question! I have a nikon d3000 and I want to by a flash, but the nikon flash it's too expensive!Could I by flash another Company's ?
Nikon D610, Tamron 24-70mm lenses...
Posted: 08/27/2010, 05:22:32 AM
Recently I bought a SB600 second hand for about half the newpice. The advantage of Nikon is that both the D3000 and the SB600 (or 400/900) do support Nikon's Creative Light System, wich I find very convenient at times.

Good luck with your search!
SB600, Pocket Wizard AC3 and Flex TT5's....
Edited: 08/27/2010, 05:57:09 AM by Admin
Sigma flashes are another cheaper option, but I'd also look into second-hand options in your area (should there be any).
triggers • Some old Nikon SBs...
Posted: 08/27/2010, 05:55:11 AM
second hend I don't think, but a Sigma is good for Nikon?
Nikon D610, Tamron 24-70mm lenses...
Posted: 08/27/2010, 06:16:43 AM
Sigma makes some excellent stuff, just make sure it is specifically for the Nikon. I purchased on that was for Canon but said it would work with any TTL type camera, did not work with my Nikon-had to take it back.
Posted: 08/27/2010, 08:48:33 AM
I just recently bought the Sigma EF530 DG Super Flash and have been very happy with it so far. It does eat battery power up pretty quickly, but I just keep a spare set charging while I'm using the first set.

I also bought a Gary Fong diffuser at the same time and I really like that also. However, another photographer showed me his which was similar in design, but collapsible so it packed better. Unfortunately, I didn't catch the brand name on it.
mm, Sigma 105 mm macro...
Posted: 08/27/2010, 12:45:18 PM
Nikon SB 600...you can use as "slave" too or Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-1N ...and second hand is a good choice for both..good luck..
Tamron lenses, Studio equipment...
Posted: 08/29/2010, 15:23:02 PM