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Old Dec 4, 2004, 10:13 PM   #1
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I posted this message on Dpreview.com in the Panasonic forum and I don't think people "got it". The "Better Beamer" is a pretty cheap accessory that will fit most flash heads and can make a huge difference in wild life telephoto shots because you have more light to work with. I've been reading a lot about the value of fill flash for sports and wild life. I bought a "Better Beamer" from Birds as Art, you can see the device here, http://www.birdsasart.com/accs.html#BEAMER. I took my FZ10 out for a spin on a cloudy, cold, windy day and found what wild life I could. All I can say is ¬°WOW! , and anybody with a telephoto and a flash could use one. This first picture was taken with the sun behind the birds,




More examples here: http://heather2.smugmug.com/gallery/308416/1/12265867
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Old Dec 5, 2004, 10:42 PM   #2
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Yup, all the birders that I see in the field use it. I also need to buy one along with an external flash unit.
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Old Dec 6, 2004, 12:17 AM   #3
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I just ordered one for my 550, thanks for reminding me that I should pick one up.
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