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 Post subject: 550EX Canon
PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:04 pm 
hello anyone have this flashgun? can anyone tell me about it? because I saw it with a price of £179 secondhand.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:56 am 
a friend of mine has it,very big,heavy & powerful flash :)

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:14 pm 
If I recall correctly, the 550EX does not know what a crop sensor camera is and will assume you are using a full frame sensor.

It will work, but the light spread from the zoom will be off.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:00 am 

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My photography instructor uses one on his personal 40D, and perhaps on the taxpayers' 50D, and has to use it on manual mode only. By manual, I mean the flash has to be set on manual mode, though he also uses the cameras on manual mode. I thought he said something about it being made for the older Canon film cameras, and/or what 00Dan said might be the case.

Canon 7D2/7D/5D/40D/1D2N/M3; Nikon F6/D700/FM3A/1Dx/Coolpix A; Canon 40mm 2.8 STM, 135L, 50L, 35L, 50mm 1.8 I, 100mm 2.8L Macro, 10-22mm EF-S, 400mm 5.6L, 16-35mm 2.8L II; Nikkor 50mm 1.2 AI-S, 50mm 1.4G, 50mm 1.8D, 16mm 2.8D Fisheye, 180mm 2.8D, 100-300mm 5.6 AI-S, 45mm 2.8 AI-P, 14-24mm 2.8G, 24-70mm 2.8G, Micro-Nikkor 60/2.8G; Voigtlander 90mm f/3.5 SL II, Zeiss ZF.2 2/135 APO

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