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Old Apr 11, 2008, 10:56 PM   #1
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I am using a Nikon SB24 flash as my main flash on Panasonic L1 camera and also using a Metz 60CT1 as a slave unit.
I don't have any issue with both flash units. But I am wondering, will I get better result with a TTL main flash?
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Old Apr 12, 2008, 11:28 AM   #2
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I am not totally familar with the Panasonic L1, but have used various other DSLR cameras. As I understand your post, your are currently in a full manual situation. So I personally, would be wanting to take advantage of the TTL feature within my camera to use the L-1's TTL capability.

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Old Apr 12, 2008, 9:17 PM   #3
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Thanks Sarah!
It is a good idea to use the TTL flash for sure. My next question is which flash should I get ? The Olympus FL30 or the FL50?
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IMHO it is without a single doubt that your flash choice should be the Olympus FL-50. I have used mine for 4 years, and it is a rugged flash unit that should serve you well.

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Old Jul 21, 2008, 9:23 AM   #5
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Hi Sarah!
I got the Metz 58AF-1OP instead of the Olympus FL-50. It works very well with my Panasonic L1.
You are right the TTL option is very useful indeed.
Thank you very much!
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I am really glad that it worked out well for you!

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Old Jun 27, 2011, 1:37 PM   #7
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I like the ease of use with TTL but using a flash manually gets great results for me. I have come across a SB24 in pristine condition at a local Goodwill Store for $9.99 and love the results I am getting and the fact I can use it manually on my FZ's and HS10 as well as my Nikon's. TTL won't work but in Manual or Aperture works quite well. Keep iso up and the recycle time is much quicker. I can get a three shot burst out of it as well.
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SB24 = love!
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Can D50 uses the TTL function on your SB24?
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