Flash recommendations for PL5

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by pdbphoto, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. pdbphoto

    pdbphoto Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 19, 2013
    I have an Oly PL5 which I very much like. I would like to get a more powerful flash unit that the tiny one that came with the camera. What would people recommend? I would like to hear from people who have used flash for fill-light outdoors as well as to lighten things up indoors.
  2. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    The FL-600R should suit you fine. :)
  3. vchaney

    vchaney Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 22, 2010
    Yep, the FL600R is the best choice. Poweful enough and quick recycling.
  4. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    And, just to chime in, the FL-600R is currently on sale at Amazon for $75 (US) off of list.

    You can use the "support mu-43" link above in the tool bar to go to Amazon, then search on FL-600 R.

    Amin will get a small stipend from Amazon to support the site :thumbup:.


  5. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Almost clicked on "BUY" ... must. resist. temptation.

    Amazon.com: Olympus FL-600R Electronic Flash with Batteries & Charger + Tripod + Case + Accessory Kit for Micro Four Thirds PEN E-PL1, E-PL2, E-PL3, E-PM1, E-P3 & OM-D E-M5 Digital Cameras: OLYMPUS: Camera & Photo
  6. Fmrvette

    Fmrvette This Space For Rent

    May 26, 2012
    Detroit, Michigan
    Rats! For another $15.95 I could've gotten the accessory pack! :mad:

    Ah, well. Not worth reordering and returning the flash that's due here tomorrow.

    Of course...TWO flashes would be nice...

    " ... must. resist. temptation."


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