Excerpt: It out of the light, well apply to three-dimensional portrait of artistic creation.If you want a stable light, beautiful light, Metz MZ58324N 58 AF-2 Digital Flash, is your best choice.Yes, it is a bit slow.
Excerpt: I needed an extra speedlight to complete a wireless 3 light system. I already own the 580EX II and the Metz 58 AF-1, so I am pretty familiar with the differences between both units. The 580EX is definately more rugged and of course it's a Canon !<br /><br />In my opinion however, both units work about the same performance wise and are very compatible, but what sold me on the Metz AF-2 is the price about 100-200 dollars cheaper than the 580EX II(depending where you shop),...
Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output, Real Auto, Versatile
Excerpt: Love this flash as it betters the Vivitar 5600, Vivitar 383 and Sunpack 611 that I use to own. it powers down to 1/256th in 1/3 increments. I use a Godox Propac PB 820 to provide extended power.
Pros: Output can be electronically adjusted with compensation button
Excerpt: I only intend to use this flash as a mere amateur and am unlikely to use many of its features. The reason I bought it was after comparison to the genuine Pentax flashes (which seem to be less robust) and other brands that have fewer features. The dual flash head is a great innovation that provides some great results.
Summary: Iam a pro wedding Photographer so durability and reliablity are key to my equipment.The Metz 58 comes from a long pedigree of pro Flash units and I have used them over many years. I have tried the Nikon speedlights and they are just not up to the job and pack up after a few months of heavy work.Like all sppedlights the Metz is not that accurate at close range on Auto