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I can wireless trigger a 430EX II with my 60D right? Seems the best bang-for buck flash out there. (Considering I can get it at cost at BB)
Yes it can, and much like the 7D, doesn't do the greatest job at it. Sometimes it wouldn't work at all with the 7D. Radio triggers are still the best way to go.

And the 430EXII is a great flash for the money. Only thing I hate about it is the clunky interface. The 580EXII has a much better interface.
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Hmm, Well I REALLY, and I mean REALLY have no idea when to use flashes, and how to use them. I've never used them on either of my DSLR's when setting up a shot. AFAIK, The popup flash is useless because direct lighting=useless lighting
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Hmm, Well I REALLY, and I mean REALLY have no idea when to use flashes, and how to use them. I've never used them on either of my DSLR's when setting up a shot. AFAIK, The popup flash is useless because direct lighting=useless lighting
Well, just pick up a 430EXII and experiment with bounce flash. It's relatively easy to learn.
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That's what I was thinking. I think it's around $220, and I'll need one eventually anyways. 19th Bday is on the 20th, but I get my gifts on the 16th, so that's when I'll buy it.
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pick one up and play around. start by NOT pointing the flash at the subject ;D haha!

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whats with the crazy inflation on stuff lately o_o sb-600s and 35mm f/1.8s goin for almost 300 now D:
 
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pick one up and play around. start by NOT pointing the flash at the subject ;D haha!

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whats with the crazy inflation on stuff lately o_o sb-600s and 35mm f/1.8s goin for almost 300 now D:
Supposedly because of the Japanese earthquake, and some are saying retailers are price gouging as a result, so who knows. Sometimes prices just go up.
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but i thought it was only to the "pro" series like all the gold ringed ones.. or so thats what the announcement said...

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Supposedly because of the Japanese earthquake, and some are saying retailers are price gouging as a result, so who knows. Sometimes prices just go up.
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but i thought it was only to the "pro" series like all the gold ringed ones.. or so thats what the announcement said...

man
It's also what Nikon themselves said. You can have a video tour of the Sendai factory. It's pretty interesting actually.##

So happy that my SB-600 and Sigma 10-20 are businesses expenses. Now i can claim back the tax on them
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Hmm, I'm thinking of getting the Canon S95. Does anybody here use it?
Bought one for the wife's purse. Alot of folks on the Nikoncafe' are very happy with their smallness, and IQ. Highly rec., but a bit pricey.
    
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Just bought a Nikon fit sigma 10-20 for £360. 2 companies were having a price war on amazon. It was £380 a few days ago.

Don't think i'll be able to afford food this weekend.
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