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Best flash gun for a nikon D40

19 Jan 2010 10:56PM
Hi iam wanting to buy a flash gun for my nikon D40 but unsure which one to get.

Any help??


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cameracat Plus
14 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
19 Jan 2010 11:08PM
Probably the Nikon SB-600.

Does kinds depend on what your main intention is though, But the SB-600 should cover most jobs.

If you need more power & options, The SB-900, Although it is a tad expensive.

If the Nikon option is out of budget, Have a look at the " Metz " range, You would be wise to make sure that, Whatever model your looking at, It should have a " Bounce & Swivel " head, For maximum versatility.

Or something like this.

StrayCat Plus
13 19.0k 3 Canada
20 Jan 2010 4:38AM
I had the SB600, and I would buy it again; it's excellent, easy to use, and recharges in an instant.
BubbaG2000 Plus
10 767 1
20 Jan 2010 10:17AM
I have 2 SB600's! Perfect for the D40.
Hi I have just got a nikon D40 and I was wondering the best but cheapest flash I could get because I am loose on money. If you are not Shute could you look on some websites and try and find one then send a link in your free time thanks

26 May 2013 5:43PM
SB700 also and as said Metz are great one of the best independents

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