Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS General Gear Talk Flash and Studio Lighting 
Thread started 23 Mar 2007 (Friday) 20:43
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

Sigma Electronic Flash EF-500 DG ST

 
chartbin
Member
Avatar
127 posts
Joined Jul 2004
Location: SD, CA
     
Mar 23, 2007 20:43 |  #1

Any care to comment on this Sigma flash for use with Canon 20D?
Thanks.
:)


http://m2moi.deviantar​t.com/prints/ (external link):lol:

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Nick_C
Goldmember
Avatar
4,042 posts
Joined Jul 2006
Location: Tin Mine Country (Cornwall UK)
     
Mar 23, 2007 20:52 |  #2

Ive used my one on a Powershot Pro1 & now with my 350D, it should work fine with a 20D.

Its a great flash!

Nick :-)




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Curtis ­ N
Master Flasher
Avatar
19,129 posts
Likes: 8
Joined Apr 2005
Location: Northern Illinois, US
     
Mar 23, 2007 21:30 |  #3

Possibly the best E-TTL flash available in its price range. Good power, autozoom, bounce/swivel head, and a few manual power settings. It's all the flash most hobbyists will ever need.

But it has no high speed sync, and doesn't work with garden variety hotshoe adapters. Not a good choice if you might want to use it off-camera.


"If you're not having fun, your pictures will reflect that." - Joe McNally
Chicago area POTN events (external link)
Flash Photography 101 | The EOS Flash Bible  (external link)| Techniques for Better On-Camera Flash (external link) | How to Use Flash Outdoors| Excel-based DOF Calculator (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
steve547
Senior Member
Avatar
260 posts
Joined Apr 2005
Location: New Jersey
     
Mar 23, 2007 22:23 |  #4

It works fine on my 20d. I keep it on automatic(ettl) and the 20 d on manual (1/250, f8 ), or use it manually with a guide # of 130 with my 35mm lens.


Steve
_____
EOS 20D, EOS 5D MARK III,18-55mm kit lens, Canon 35mm/f2, Canon EF 24-105 f/4L IS USM, Canon 220EX, Sigma EF-500 DG ST, G2, Canon i960 photoprinter, Canon Pixma Pro 9000 printer, Tamron 17-50 f2.8 non vc.

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
xmacvicar
Mr. Wizard "B.D.B on POTN"
Avatar
543 posts
Likes: 1
Joined Nov 2006
Location: Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
     
Mar 23, 2007 22:25 |  #5

I own this flash on my XTi and I think its great! Just like curtis said, its an ultimate bang for buck. I can't wait to use it on my new 30D next week! happy shooooooting


Bodies: Canon 40D & Grip, Canon 5D
Lenses: Canon 70-200 2.8L IS, Canon 24-70, Canon 50L 1.2, Canon 85 f/1.8, Sigma 50mm Macro
Flash: Canon 580ex II, Pocket Wizard Plus II (2)
http://www.davidmacvic​ar.com/blog (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

2,532 views & 0 likes for this thread
Sigma Electronic Flash EF-500 DG ST
FORUMS General Gear Talk Flash and Studio Lighting 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is Chiranjibc2019
919 guests, 308 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.