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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:22 pm 
I was wondering if anyone owns or has used this Sigma flash? I was originally considering the 430EX but was looking at alternatives.
The Sigma is approx. USD 45 cheaper and has a higher guide number (53m vs. 43m).

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 11:09 am 
ok, for 430EX users - are you happy or would you spend the extra on the 580 in retrospect?

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 9:11 pm 
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I think I'd always go for the bigger flash if I could afford it because it has more power and a longer reach. You turn to an external flash when you need more light, and the more the better, right? Plus the bigger model often has more features too... the Canon 580 EX II is a pretty neat unit...


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:27 pm 
Quite happy with my 430Ex.... does everything that I need a flash for + I thought that the 580Ex was a bit overpriced especially the Mk 2 version.


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I was pondering a similar question, as I am in the market to buy a flash gun and was looking a little at some sigma ones, but in general the Canon 430EX and 560EX MKII but I don't have the money to spend on the 560 anyway, besides I can buy it later and use the 430 as a slave flash.

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