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    Member Robusto's Avatar
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    Value for Money Flash

    Guys

    i am looking for a value for money flash and could do with some assistance for my E300

    i have a Metz Flash 28AF-30 and a Manual Flash a Cheap Yinyan BY-28 that i use on my OM10

    i would like some suggestions what would be the best up grade for under 100 - $130

    i have seen this ebay item http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...#ht_4175wt_905

    would this be any better

    your input would be appreciated
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    Re: Value for Money Flash

    If your budget was a little higher there is a rebate on the FL-36R.
    http://www.adorama.com/IOMFL36R.html
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    Re: Value for Money Flash

    Find a used FL36 or FL40, non-R version. I just sold an FL36 for $50, like new. That's about going price. Since you have an E300, the R version won't help until you get a newer body.
    Erik Williams

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    Re: Value for Money Flash

    I have found a 2nd hand FL 40 for 99 inc del as i am in the UK is this good value bearing in mind UK prices
    To me, The goal is to move people, to make people think, but never, never at the expense of the person you're photographing. To laugh with, yes - but never to laugh at. - Lord Snowdon

    Martyn
    Olympus E30 HLD 4, E520, E300 & HLD 3
    Olympus OM10 Zuiko OM 28mm 2.8 OM 50mm 1.8 & 70-200mm
    ZD 14-45mm 14-42mm 14-54mm 40-150mm 70-300mm 50-200mm 2.8 / 3.5
    ZD 35mm Macro EX - 25
    Sigma 50-500mm To be Obtained
    Olympus FL36R
    Metz Flash 28AF-30

    www.cannoncannonphotography.webs.com

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