Circle vs rectangle flash head - does it matter?

3 years 3 weeks ago #646929 by Malcolm Unger
I'm looking different flashes for my Nikon D810 and noticing flash heads are either circles or rectangles, does it make a difference?  




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3 years 3 weeks ago #646936 by Nikon Shooter
In technical terms, no. I practical term, yes.

The main difference is that some head will have a zoom
to focus the beam of light… a benediction or a curse.

I have both and feel I'm double blessed.

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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3 years 3 weeks ago - 3 years 3 weeks ago #646964 by Troponin

Nikon Shooter wrote: In technical terms, no. I practical term, yes.

The main difference is that some head will have a zoom
to focus the beam of light… a benediction or a curse.

I have both and feel I'm double blessed.


Have you ever had trouble finding accessories that fit the round head?  Diffusers etc?


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3 years 3 weeks ago #646969 by Nikon Shooter
No, my A1's and A10's are perfectly compatible
with the rest of the system… and more.

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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3 years 9 hours ago #649888 by Scott Klubeck
No difference


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