RE: Panasonic FZ18 digital camera: Slave Flash

To: "Chris Ross" <>, <>
Subject: RE: Panasonic FZ18 digital camera: Slave Flash
From: "Peter Shute" <>
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 08:21:00 +1100
Thanks, I see that it includes a thing to attach it via the tripod mount.  I 
thought these things had to be in front of the camera to reliably trigger from 
the in built flash.  Is that not necessary?

Peter Shute

-----Original Message-----
From:   Chris Ross 
Sent:   Sat 22/12/2007 9:07 PM
To:     Peter Shute; 
Subject:        Panasonic FZ18 digital camera: Slave Flash

A number of slave flashes have systems to get around the preflash.
Canon make an Auxiliary flash but it uses a no rechargable lithium
battery, expensive and hard to obtain.

Metz make a flash that has a learning mode to get around the preflash I
just bought one for my daughter to use with her S3IS for Xmas.  It uses
AAA batteries so you can go with rechargeables.  here's a link to the


Chris Ross

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