This is a purchase for camera enthusiasts who take many pics inside and want really good quality. The cost might stop you from buying this flash, but many of the reviewers who ordered this for use with their Canon Digital Cameras, would have bought it sooner if they could do it over. The flash is ideal for those who enjoy shooting those special family moments. If this flash is something you might want to get, there are several negative and positive things about it.
The recycle time is quite fast, since the flash fires each time when you take a few burst shots in a second. It is a lot more powerful than the built-in flash of your digital slr. The TTL is awesome and the photographs are almost always exposed beautifully. It is quite powerful, has plenty of manual controls, and can override the TTL very easily, when required. With AA rechargeable batteries, you’ll be able to get in 400 to 500 shots before a recharge. With high speed sync, you could take photographs with a flash at any shutter speed having said that there is some reduction in the distance of the flash. If you are looking to bounce the flash off the walls, you’ll be able to aim the flash up to 90 degrees and turn the flash up to 180 degrees.
It is built well with a sturdy metal foot, and the locking mechanism is extraordinary. You will get extremely sharp pictures when shooting indoors with any lens, even at less than 1/30 of a second. At low lighting, the Canon Speedlite flash will be able to find the target without the need for test flashes. The Canon Speedlite emits a red light rather than those irritating test lights when snapping shots in low light. Among the issues for this flash is that people who have huge fingers have a tough time pushing buttons on the flash. It is quite huge, and it adds weight to the camera, but you will be impressed by how much better your pictures look.
If you want your indoor photographs to genuinely improve, you might want to spend money on such a good flash. In addition to indoors, it works perfect for the outdoors particularly when it starts to get dark. Overexposed or Underexposed photographs will be a thing of the past because the flash can calculate the amount of light necessary for a shot. Furthermore , having the light bounce off the ceiling or walls is a wonderful touch.[AMAZONPRODUCT=B001AXFV5A]
If you’re just a casual photographer, you could get beautifully exposed photos by leaving the flash in automatic mode. You can focus much more quickly with external flash, than the built-in flash of the camera, and this alone makes the Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash for Canon Digital SLR Cameras worth purchasing.