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Old Oct 23, 2004, 11:34 AM   #1
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What is the best external flash is their for the C-750? Until I get one what is the best source of light can I use indoors? I live in Alaska and lighting is very difficult.
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Old Oct 23, 2004, 10:17 PM   #2
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I use the Promaster Dx 5750. It has lots of power. Works good for a fill flash on bright, contrasty days outside. Very powerful for group, indoors shots or distant shots.

The focussing assist lamp doesn't help since it doesn't stay on long enough, so I just ignore that feature.

It is totally automatic as far as exposure, but you can adjust up or down 2 f-stops using the cameras flash compensation control on the menu.

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Old Oct 23, 2004, 11:27 PM   #3
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The "best" would be an Olympus FL-40 (bought used or off Ebay) and the FL-50. They are 100% TTL compatible with the C-7xx, and has a focus assist beam that actually works properly (the Promaster AF beam shuts off prematurely before the camera has finished focusing).

For comparison and other options, http://www.the-meissners.org/olympus-flash.html

- Check out the Oly_C-700 Yahoo Group, discussions, fun shooting challenges for ALL C-7xx users, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Oly_C-700/
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