Canon Speedlite 270EX II Flash for Canon SLR Cameras

Canon Speedlite 270EX II Flash for Canon SLR Cameras – Product Description:

Canon Speedlite 270EX II FlashWorthy successor to the venerable Canon 270EX II Speedlite, the new, ultra-lightweight Canon 270EX II Speedlite is a compact, high-performance flash unit designed for the evolving EOS enthusiast. Developed for fun and easy flash shooting, when used with select Canon EOS DSLR cameras that have a master function, the Speedlite 270EX II can be used as a versatile wireless slave flash. This Speedlite can also be used with other compact digital camera models equipped with a dedicated flash shoe mount. User-friendly in both function and design, the 270EX II Speedlite flash’s Tele/Wide function easily and elegantly allows adjustment of illumination angle and guide number to match shooting conditions. On your photographic journey, the Canon 270EX II Speedlite is primed to be there at every step.

Product Features :

  • Ultra-compact, ultra-lightweight, high-performance flash unit.
  • Vertical bounce capability up to 90 degrees provides a wide range of picture-taking options.
  • Flash coverage can be switched between Normal (28mm full-frame equivalent, max. Guide No. 72 ft./22m at ISO 100)
  • Slave function allows the flash to be triggered wirelessly (when used with an EOS DSLR with a master function).
  • Flash release function triggers the camera wirelessly from the flash on a 2-second delay,
  • And Tele (50mm full-frame equivalent, max. Guide No. 89 ft./27m at ISO 100).
  • Allowing the flash to be repositioned to illuminate the subject.
  • Compact, Lightweight Design – Ideal For Compact Powershot Cameras (G Series & Select Sx Series) & Eos Digital Rebel Class Cameras
  • Ideal For Compact Powershot Cameras & Eos Rebel Class Cameras
  • 28Mm & 50Mm, 2-Step Coverage Angle Selection
  • Bounce Feature For An Even Greater Range Of Picture-Taking Options
  • Simple Setup Using The Camera’S Rear Monitor

Canon Speedlite 270EX II Flash for Canon SLR Cameras – Review:

GREAT IF YOU RECOGNIZE IT FOR WHAT IT IS!

The 270 EX ii is essentially a 270 ex with one major addition: you can now use it as a slave. I had a 270 ex and while it is not very powerful it was a lot better than the on camera flash. I used it on my 60D to give me fill flash as needed. It was extremely limiting though because you couldn’t swivel the head to bounce light side to side and the lack of a slave function became apparent quickly. With the EX II, the slave function means that the side to side bounce isn’t as badly missed because you can just fire it as a slave and position as needed. It is really neat. Especially with the 60D’s integrated wireless controller.

In a nut shell, small, light, cheap, effective and with the slave function it allows creative flexibility. Perfect for when you need a flash on the go without the bulk.

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