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Canon-speedlite-430ex.32619815
8.3 out of 10

Canon Speedlite 430EX

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Reviews and Problems with Canon Speedlite 430EX

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Overall 8
8.0

Great Flash at Best Price

Gerbear, Adorama
17 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I wish flashes were less money, but they aren't. This one is a reasonable price for a great quality flash. It is important to not cheap out on a flash. If you are going to spend the money, you might as well spend a little more and get a better quality one.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

A Whole New (Brighter) World!

Serra Sue, Adorama
22 April 2014
  • Excerpt: My first Speedlite, so exciting! There is quite a steep learning curve, but thanks to youtube and the manual, I am getting it figured out. The bounce flash ability is improving my indoor shots immeasurably!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Versatile
  • Cons: Steep learning curve
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Flash

WIChiro, Adorama
17 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I am a hobby user and with a new baby on the way and rather than spend a bunch of cash on a new faster lens for all the lower light photo's i'd be taking, I decided to try and expand my ability and get into flash photography.I'm still learning how to get the most out of it for off camera purposes, but it can be used as a slave with my on camera flash as the master which is cool for a novice like me.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

Like the Sun on a clear day.

Adorama
23 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I just love that I can fire the flash remotely from a number of distances and locations. I use it Inand Out doors.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

Good basic flash

Curt, Adorama
5 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Bought this as my first flash unit, not knowing a lot about flashes but knowing I probably wouldn't be happy with a generic off-brand unit. For a first go-round, I've been pretty happy with this flash. It does exactly as advertised and while the bigger ones may have more power and more features, I find this one gets everything done that I can reasonably expect. The controls, like most Canon controls, take a little time to learn. Once there though, it's pretty literal.
  • Pros: Quiet, Superior build quality
  • Cons: No external power, no sync cable hookup, Slow recycling time
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad for the money

Adorama
9 July 2013
  • Excerpt: While this unit is a bit underpowered for my use as a wedding photographer, it does make a good slave flash for multi-flash setups, which are nice to have during wedding receptions.My only complaint is that it can't act as a master, like the 580exII or 600EX-RT, but for the price, I guess that's to be expected. Still, I was able to complete a wedding once when my 580exII got fried, and I was glad to have it!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling
  • Cons: Weak Output
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Flash For Buck

geram, Adorama
4 July 2013
  • Excerpt: -Event photography-Lightweight, easy to use-Not as powerful as 580/600 series
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Wedding Flash!

Toni, Adorama
12 June 2013
  • Excerpt: I used this flash on my Canon MarkIII for my first wedding... did everything I needed and then some. I won't shoot another without it.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

the real helper

ecosty, Adorama
19 April 2013
  • Excerpt: this piece of equipment will change your work !
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Versatile
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Works Fine.

Subh, Adorama
20 March 2013
  • Excerpt: I am a first time DSLR user. i purchased this canon flash, because of wireless flash capability of this flash and its better compatibility with canon DSLR. So far I am happy with my purchase, except 2 issue. 1. Price is high.2. I am not able to use 2nd curtain firing. Whenever I program my camera for 2nd curtain firing, it fires twice. both on first and 2nd curtain. I am not sure, if it is a camera deficiency or flash problem.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Powerful Output
  • Cons: Price Is High, Slow Recycling
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