I bought a Canon G12 a couple of weeks ago as a carry around camera.
I am thinking about getting an add on flash, probably either the Canon 270 or 430 model.
I have been a shutterbug for over 40 years, using/having slr/dslr, rangefinder 35mm, Medium Format-film.
I have flashes already...Vivitar 285 HV (had for over a quarter century) and a Pentax 360 , which I use with my Pentax DSLR system.
Canon 270 Pro's:
- small , portable size
- doesn't overwhelm the G12, in terms of physical size
- low power
- can't maneuver..ie: bounce , sideways,etc.
Canon 430 Pro's:
- can bounce ....move sideways
I've never used either the 270 or 430, so I don't know much about them when it comes to their abilities, etc. What I do know is based on assumptions , by looking at their spec sheets.
I'm thinking that if I buy the 270 I may regret not getting the 430 later.
What do you think ....270 or 430 and why.