that's ok, if he/she has budget to spend and willing to learn more about flash, get the olympus, it is easier to start learning with TTL bounce indoor, and go to manual wireless flash from there.
besides, if the cheap flash didn't work properly, it will be confusing and frustating. IMHO
sorry for the late reply.
you can use any mode, but if you are using Auto or Program mode, the results will be out of your control, since the camera doesnt recognize the non-olympus flashes, they dont talk to each other, the camera try to expose as it is no flash used, the results always over...
it's wonderful that you do social work with photography, or at least non-profit. photography is much more fun without thinking the money :)
i am a wedding photgrapher using d700, and i'm not trying to convince anyone here to buy e-pl1.
last time i went to a friend's wedding, i...
as long as you know how to control it, iso 1600-2000 still ok, just watch for under exposed area.
of course smaller iso number is better.
i shoot this with iso 2000, and i have print it out, i'm amazed with this "little" camera.
im sure e-pl1 blew nikon p7000 or canon G12 in iso...
isn't that if the max ISO number raising high, the max iso capability also raising up?
for example, EPL1 max ISO is 3200, thus, the maximum iso number we can use is 2000
if the max ISO number raise to 6400, the max iso we can use is 4000 ????
if you only have 50mm f/1.8 and dont want to add other lenses, than, get the cheapest adaptor.
if you want to get nikon af-s lenses someday, and able to control the diapraghma from the adaptor, than get the
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