Wanted: P-TTL Flash w/ Tilt & Swivel


mdc

Link Posted 27/10/2011 - 20:38
Well it would see I've been dragged somewhat unexpectedly into the world of gig photography, and after spending a total of 14 hours in two days dicking around with manual settings trying to get usable shots from an old Starblitz 3200BT Twin, with limited manual control over power, and without a decent/reliable surface to bounce the light off, I've decided to bite the bullet and get myself a P-TTL flash.

At the moment I'm looking at one of those Tumax rebrands on eBay, going for around 85, but I thought I'd ask on here and see if anyone had anything else which might fit the bill (Sigma 530, an older Metz, something like that).

bychan

Link Posted 27/10/2011 - 20:51
Used Metz 48 at SRS - 99

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K5IIs, Sigma 10-20, Pentax DA 16-85, Pentax DA 55-300, Pentax 70 Ltd, Metz 44 AF-2.
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ambott/

cabstar

Link Posted 27/10/2011 - 21:00
Metz 48 is ideal for gig photography tilt n swivel high output variable and built to last. Mine still working after 2 years and who knows how many gigs...
PPG Wedding photography Flickr
Concert photography

Currently on a Pentax hiatus until an FF Pentax is released

mdc

Link Posted 27/10/2011 - 22:17
Hmmmm, looks like a good option... if nobody else has any better suggestions/offers I'll probably go for that.

seaside

Link Posted 28/10/2011 - 09:42
I've also used a Metz 48 for a while and it's been a fine servant. I think 99 is a pretty good price, especially as you'll get 6 months warranty (I think the last one on here went for about 120).

chrissinkpen

Link Posted 28/10/2011 - 10:26
bychan wrote:
Used Metz 48 at SRS - 99

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Although still listed,this item has been sold.I would have purchased it.
Regards

Chris

mdc

Link Posted 29/10/2011 - 02:03
Purchased by me!

Thanks bychan!
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