If you take a lot of pics indoors and want good quality, the Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash is something to look at for your Canon Digital SLR. This flash is certainly costly, but a number of Canon Digital SLR owners found it to be a great value. The flash is great for people who enjoy taking those special family moments. If you are looking for a reason to buy this product, here are some pluses and minuses, to help with your decision.
The recycle time is quite fast, because the flash fires whenever when you take several burst shots in a second. In contrast to your camera’s built-in flash, the Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash can be one step ahead. The exposure in every shot is almost perfect and the TTL is nothing short of wonderful. It has numerous manual controls and if you have to bypass the TTL, it can be done very easily. With AA rechargeable batteries, it is possible to take 400 to 500 shots before a recharge. The high speed sync enables you to take pics with a flash at any shutter speed even though there is some reduction in the flash’s distance. If you’d like to bounce the flash off the walls, you’ll be able to tip the flash up to 90 degrees and turn the flash up to 180 degrees.
It has an amazing locking mechanism as well as its strong metal foot. With the rear sync, you could have well-defined images for indoor shots using any lens, even at 1/3 of a second or less. If you attempt to shoot in low lighting, the Speedlite flash will be able to identify the target and focus minus the test flashes. Rather than flashes of bright light, the Canon Speedlite produces a red light. Some of the downsides about the flash are, if you have huge fingers, you will have a tough time pushing the buttons. Another problem is that the flash is big and adds weight to the camera however, you will have better looking photos.
If you’d like to improve your photography, you’ll find that this flash investment will make that happen. There are plenty of ways to use this flash, and even when outdoors you are going to start seeing shadows, that your flash can lighten up. Overexposed or Underexposed photos will be a thing of the past since the flash is able to calculate the amount of light necessary for a shot. Also having the light bounce off the ceiling or walls is a great touch.[AMAZONPRODUCT=B001CCAISE]
If you use the flash’s automatic mode, your snap shots will be correctly exposed. Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash for Canon Digital SLR Cameras is really worth getting with all of its wonderful but subtle features.